Message from the Chief


Welcome to I am proud and honored to have been selected as the new Chief of Police in Chandler, Arizona. My family and I are thrilled to call this vibrant community our home.

Chandler has long been known for its low crime rates, rapidly growing economy, family-friendly atmosphere, exceptional amenities, and proud history. I am deeply grateful to have been selected to serve alongside the dedicated men and women who make up the Chandler Police Department. Together, we will continue to build upon the success of this agency and continue to work with our community. I realize that the success of an agency relies on the strong partnerships we build with those who live, work, and visit our city.

This website will give you an overview of the diverse programs and services we offer our citizens. These include Vacation Watch, the Senior Lockbox, Return Me Safe, the Youth Wilderness Academy, and the Cadet program.

This page will also allow you to access forms to make public records requests, report crimes that are not in progress online, and sign up for the Citizen’s Police Academy or Neighborhood Watch.

Our officers are highly prepared, extensively trained, and deeply involved in the community. We are dedicated to maintaining Chandler as a secure city where residents can thrive in every aspect of their lives. Thank you for exploring our website.

Bryan Chapman

Chief of Police


Quick Links

Forms and Documents

Please use this link to locate forms and documents provided by the Chandler Police Department.

Moments of Truth

The Chandler Police Department implemented the Moments of Truth philosophy within our department viewing each citizen contact as an opportunity to prevent crime by earning the respect, trust, and support of the community.

Use of Force

The cornerstone of our success as a police agency has been predicated on the level of trust, support and respect we receive from our community. Over the course of many years of service and sacrifice we have developed a proud reputation in our community through meaningful dialogue with community leaders, residents and businesses.

Non-Emergency Text

The Chandler Police Department recently deployed non-emergency text messaging capabilities in our communications center in an effort to provide our citizens with an alternative means to contact the department. Citizens who wish to communicate with the police department through text message may do so by sending a message to our non-emergency number (480) 782-4130.

Latest News

18 hours ago
Chandler PD Launches S.E.E. Program: 6th Grade Education Outreach Program

CHANDLER, AZ-- Thanks to a special allocation of one-time funding from the Chandler City Council, the Chandler Police Department is expanding its presence in elementary schools with the introduction of the School Education Engagement (S.E.E.) Program. Designed specifically for 6th grade … Read More

3 years ago
Downtown Station Lobby Reopens

The main lobby of the Downtown Station has reopened for regular business after recent remodeling. The hours are Sunday - Saturday 7:00am - 8:00pm. This is effective Wednesday, August 24th 2022.   … Read More

Upcoming Events

  • Chandler Police Department Motorcycle Safety Course ~Females Only~

    April 20 @ 07:00

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About the Department


CENS, also known as Reverse 9-1-1, sends a recorded message to business and landline telephones to notify residents of emergencies, weather-related events, missing children or vulnerable adults, and police incidents.  To date, the Department has successfully utilized CENS on

General Orders

Click HERE for the updated Chandler Police Department General Orders     Transparency and Accountability The Chandler Police Department participates in numerous department wide programs to foster public accountability and provide transparency. This includes Uniformed Crime Reporting, International Accreditation, data analytics, policy management,


In the opening years of the 20th century, Dr. Chandler was setting up camp for what he envisioned as his oasis in the desert. County Constables kept the peace. The Town of Chandler was chartered along with the state on

Crime Prevention Unit

The Chandler Police Department currently has one crime prevention officer and one crime prevention specialist. We utilize the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) best practice national model. They are highly trained in all areas of crime prevention, including

Criminal Apprehension Unit

The primary objective of the Criminal Apprehension Unit (CAU) is to locate and arrest subjects wanted for felony offenses that either have warrants, or are being sought by law enforcement. Criminal Apprehension detectives are highly trained in surveillance, apprehension

Computer Crimes Unit

The Computer Crimes Unit is responsible for investigating internet-related crimes. This includes internet crimes against children, Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM), and network intrusions. Additionally, the Unit performs computer forensic investigations which entail examining computers and components, digital storage