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Public Safety

If you are considering living or working in Scottsdale, Arizona – you are in great hands.

In 2017, the Scottsdale Police Department reported the Part 1 Crime Rate to be at the lowest level in the history of the department at 24.7 per 1,000 residents, and the Part 1 Crime Volume decreased by 3.1 percent from 2016. Robbery decreased by 10.7 percent from 2016 and Burglary decreased by 10.7 percent from its 5-year average.

In 2017, the men and women of the Scottsdale Fire Department consistently responded to more than 36,000 calls for service with the highest degree of caring for their constituents. They are an integral member of the most progressive fire service response system in the United States known as the Phoenix Regional Dispatch and Deployment System, which experienced a renewal of the intergovernmental response agreement and strengthened the collaborative approach to that agreement.