Arizona DPS do 24-hour patrols again in some border areas

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Public Safety has returned round-the-clock patrols to Nogales with plans to have 24-hour patrols to a second area later this year.

The moves come nearly four years after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and DPS Director Frank Milstead said restoring such patrols in the border region was a top priority.

In a 2016 interview with The Associated Press, Milstead said he and Ducey were surprised upon taking office in 2015 that the highways along the U.S.-Mexico border were not patrolled at all hours. Ducey soon created the Border Strike Force to bring together local, state, tribal and federal authorities to target border-related crimes.

To read the full original article, please click here.

4 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
Come see us
Connect with us

400 W Fry Blvd, Suite 11

Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

Monday-Friday: 10:00 AM -6:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • email-sharing-icon
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram