Douglas Police Department

  • Agency: Douglas Police Department
  • Address: 300 14th Street, Douglas, 85607 AZ
  • Chief: Alberto M Melis (Chief of Police)
Phone: (520) 417-7550

Douglas Police Department is located at 300 14th Street, Douglas, 85607 AZ. The Chief of Police of the department is Alberto M Melis. The Douglas Police Department phone number is (520) 417-7550.

Douglas Police Department News

“Cochise County will host a town hall meeting at Naco Elementary School, 1911 Valenzuela St., Naco, on Friday at 6pm. The purpose of the meeting is to address local community concerns about public health and precautionary measures relating to the ongoing sewage flow from Mexico.”

Suicide Prevention Week Suicide can happen for many reasons. There are many factors that can increase the risk of suicide. It is important to be aware of the factors; for prevention and to seek help. One of the main factors is a change of behavior. Whether the person stops a behavior or suddenly adopts a new behavior. Check out the printable flyer for risk factors and hotlines.

In remembrance: September 11, 2001 “We shall keep this day, our tears, and the memories in our hearts. We shall take them as we carry on. We will never forget.” Photos courtesy of Vanessa Romero at the DFD 9/11 ceremony.

***update Exercise is complete please be advised that Northern Cochise Community Hospital is holding an emergency drill today until about noon in Willcox. *** ***NCCH, Wilcox FD, Wilcox PD, CCSO, Sunsites Pearce FD, HCI, Life Net, Southern Az Ambulance are participating. The scenario is a helicopter crash at NCCH.***

***update As of 09-09-18 1:30PM **There is an active leak flowing west from Mexico onto private property on the American side of the border. County Highway crews are expected to complete berms within the next 45 mins to prevent any overflow of pooled water from the first leak, which has been stopped. The active flow is being treated with chlorine by County Environmental Health, who will continue to assess the situation. International Boundary & Water Commission rep is en route to help with mitigation. Green Ave, Naco, remains closed. All other routes are open. No immediate threat to public health.** ***A temporary solution to stem the flow of sewage from Naco, Mexico, into Naco, AZ, has failed. The sewage is currently flowing west onto private property on the American side of the border. Authorities are continuing to monitor the situation and mitigate the flow. Work is ongoing to contain and chlorinate the pooled sewage from the first flow.*** As of 09-09-18 1120 hrs *** Pre-evac status has been cancelled. Flow has been stemmed. Naco Water Co. has increased its testing and treatment of the water supply. The drinking water is safe. Public advised to avoid the area and to avoid standing water. Road blocks at Naco Hwy & Green, and Valenzuela & Green. Both Naco & Valenzuela remain open to traffic.*** ***The public is advised to avoid the Naco POE area unless it is an urgent matter. The POE is still open at this time.*** ***Those living in the Naco POE area defined by Naco Hwy, Humfrey Drive, Friend Drive, and Domingez Street should be prepared to leave their homes for 24-48 hours if the flow of sewage from Mexico is not stopped in the next 4-6 hours. More information will be released as this situation develops. There is currently no immediate life threats.***

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Today like many days we give pause and remember Ramon “Ray” Rios Jr. #520 on this, the 13th Anniversary of his End of Watch. You are gone but never forgotten. You live on in the many stories that are still told. You live on through the work of those still On Watch. You live on through the lives of your family. May God Bless you and your family today and every day. 10-7 forever in our hearts.

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. Do you know what an overdose looks like? What to do? And when to call for an ambulance? The Douglas Police Department wants you to be aware and prepared. An overdose can happen to anyone you know. It can happen with prescription drugs, over the counter drugs, street drugs or alcohol. Know the signs, be prepared! Check out the PDF file with information from

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