SRPD Reports

Shop with a Cop

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Early Saturday morning, December 21, officers from the Salt River Police Department and staff from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Social Services Department accompanied youth during the annual Shop With a Cop event, held for children who are wards of the court or are in need of Christmas gifts.

How to Protect Runaway Children

By Tasha Silverhorn

You are 16 years old and you come home from a long, hard day at school, teachers hassling you all day about schoolwork, classmates teasing you about the old T-shirt you wore today. At home, you get screamed at about cleaning your room by a parent or guardian who has also had a long day at work. You feel overwhelmed and just want to get away. So you pack a bag with some clothes and you head over to a friend’s house without telling anyone.

2013 Terry Bennett Memorial Police Motorcycle Training and Competition

By Det. Vicente Cendejas

On September 20 and 21, Salt River Police Department (SRPD) Traffic Enforcement Bureau (TEB) Officers Christopher Morin, Forest Wood, Kenneth Kelly, and James Southard attended the 2013 Terry Bennett Memorial Police Motorcycle Training and Competition in San Diego. The competition’s primary purpose to raise money for charity and to educate the public of the contribution of the motorcycle officers in keeping the peace and providing for public safety. The competition featured many of the top riders from around the Southwest (California, Mexico, and Arizona) to practice a challenging cone course, exchange training ideas and techniques, and compete for honors.