It is the mission of the Prescott Valley Police Department to protect and preserve the rights of all people through impartial, courteous, and compassionate law enforcement.
It is the vision of the Prescott Valley Police Department to evolve with our dynamic community, provide the highest level of service and safety to our deserving citizens, and collaborate with our community and regional partners to identify areas of needed improvement. We will accomplish this vision by providing our members with the tools and knowledge to meet the present and future needs of Prescott Valley within the scope of police services.
- Professionalism - conduct that reflects the specialized training and responsibility inherent in policing
- Respect - Treat others as you would like to be treated in the same situation
- Integrity - Always doing the right thing
- Diversity - Accepting of and valuing differences
- Excellence - Striving to always be the best through constant evaluation and improvement
We strive to improve our quality of life by keeping you informed about our police department and the community, by encouraging you to inform us about concerns, problems, and relevant information that may result in our preventing criminal activity, solving crimes, and dealing with issues that may improve the quality of life in our community for all of us.
New & Noteworthy
Stay connected with the Prescott Valley Police! You can receive text messages and emails about Police news, as soon as information becomes available, through the NIXLE System.
If you want to commend the actions of our personnel, or express a concern/complaint use our online commendation/complaint form.
All Prescott Valley Police Department employees dedicate themselves to providing the highest level of professional service to the community we serve. Our new Police Officers take an oath of office pledging that they will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution and laws of the State of Arizona, bear true faith and allegiance to the same and defend them against all enemies, foreign and domestic, and faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of the office of according to the best of their ability.
- Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) Peace Officer Course
Before becoming sworn officers with our agency, Prescott Valley Police Officer Trainees undergo the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) Basic Peace Officer Course with a minimum of 585 hours of mandated training. Some officers who come to work for our agency who were sworn police officers from another state may elect to complete the AZPOST waiver examination to obtain their AZPOST certification. AZPOST academies provide police trainees with all of the tools and resources necessary to successfully complete all of the academy requirements and pass a Comprehensive Final Examination to become AZPOST Certified.
- AZPOST Board
The AZPOST Board was created by an act of the 28th Arizona legislature on July 1, 1968 as the Arizona Law Enforcement Officer Advisory Council. The name was officially changed to its present form on July 17, 1994. The board was originally created to address the need for minimum peace officer selection, recruitment, retention, training standards, and to provide curriculum and standards for all certified law enforcement training facilities. Currently the board provides services to approximately 170 law enforcement agencies encompassing over 15,000 sworn peace officers, 9,000 correctional service officers, and 16 academies.
The mission of the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board is to foster public trust and confidence by establishing and maintaining standards of integrity, competence, and professionalism for Arizona peace officers and correctional officers. Their vision is to produce and maintain the most professional peace officers in America.