Buckeye Police Department

  • Agency: Buckeye Police Department
  • Address: 100 N. Apache Suite D, Buckeye, 85326 AZ
  • Chief: Mark Mann (Chief of Police)
Phone: 623-349-6499

Buckeye Police Department is located at 100 N. Apache Suite D, Buckeye, 85326 AZ. The Chief of Police of the department is Mark Mann. The Buckeye Police Department phone number is 623-349-6499.

Buckeye Police Department News

Water Main Break The city of Buckeye is working to repair a water main break affecting Narramore Ave between 4th and 6th street. Please avoid the area.

Police recently arrested Buckeye resident selling fake prescription pills containing Fentanyl. Buckeye Police urge citizens not to purchase medication under any circumstance from friends, neighbors or associates. Citizens should only use pain medication that was prescribed by a doctor. If you know of anyone who recently received prescription drugs from anyone other than a doctor or pharmacy, please warn them about the possibility of the pills containing Fentanyl. The Buckeye Police Department and agencies nationwide have seen an overwhelming increase in the number of opioid related overdoses and deaths. This problem has been compounded by Fentanyl laced heroin and counterfeit prescription medications such as Oxycontin laced with Fentanyl. We asked that you educate yourself, family, friends and children about the facts and risks associated with this growing epidemic. Please review the information available at the link provided and feel free to conduct your own research on how this is affecting your city and the country as a whole. Take the time to have this potentially lifesaving conversation and share the information with others. If you have any information please contact the Buckeye Police Department. https://www.operationprevention.com/

*UPDATE: Chester was located and returned home.* Buckeye Police Department is assisting Peoria Police Department in locating an endangered elderly man. Please see their post for description and photo. Chester was last seen around 11:00am today at the Circle K located at 721 N Jackrabbit Trail in Buckeye. If you see him in Buckeye or have information as to his whereabouts please contact Buckeye Police Department. 623-349-6400 Thank you.

**UPDATE: Roadway is open, some residents are being let back onto the property at 300 S 9th St. Southwest Gas is still on the property working with Buckeye Fire Department. Buckeye Fire Department is investigating a possible gas leak in downtown Buckeye. 9th Street is temporarily closed from E Monroe Ave to E Clanton Ave. Please avoid the area til further notice.

Memorial day is the day that is set aside to remember with gratitude and pride all those who served and died for our country and our freedom. May your day be filled with memories and peace. The Buckeye Police Department wishes everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day 🇺🇸

The Buckeye Police Department would like to say, thank you, to all our officers and all officers who put their lives on the line each and every day to protect and serve. This week, May 13th-19th 2018 we celebrated Police week. During this time we remember fallen Buckeye Police Officer Rolando Tirado and retired Buckeye Police Sergeant Mike Haddad who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you to all the men and women of the Buckeye Police Department for all you do.

In January of 2018, 48-year-old Richard Gray of Buckeye was found guilty at trial on 13 counts of sexual conduct with a minor stemming from a 2010 investigation. In 2015 after new information and additional evidence was obtained Gray was taken into custody for these charges. On April 30, 2018, Gray was sentenced to four consecutive life sentences, five consecutive 20-year sentences and four consecutive 1-year sentences.

ALERT - Water service interruption The City of Buckeye Water Department would like to notify the South Sundance residents between Watson Rd and Dean Rd and Durango Rd to the RID canal, of water service interruption beginning today at 9:00pm. This area will be without water service from 9:00pm tonight (5/17/2018) until 4:00am tomorrow (5/18/2018). During this time, the water department will complete infrastructure upgrades. If residents affected have questions or concerns, please contact the water department at 623-349-6151.

The Buckeye Police Department is currently hiring for an additional police records clerk. If you are interested in this position, please see the attached job posting. https://agency.governmentjobs.com/buckeyeaz/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=2080635&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

Free training open to the public Buckeye location for this training is on May 30, 2018 at the Buckeye Family Resource Center 210 S 6th St. from 1:30pm-3:30pm.

Traffic Alert Today, May 12th between 4:00pm and 10:00pm there will be traffic restrictions on Miller Rd due to the Demolition Derby. Miller Rd will be restricted between Baseline Rd to Monroe Ave during the event. At the conclusion of the event, MIller Rd will be closed between Baseline and Monroe ave for egress traffic.

Teen Police Academy The Buckeye Police Department is conducting their annual teen police academy. This is open to all 7 and 8th grade students who are currently enrolled in a school in Buckeye, including charter schools. If your student just completed, or about to complete their 8th grade year, they are not eligible. You can print out an application from this posting or pick one up at the Sundance Crossing Buckeye Police station. Space is limited, so apply today! If you have any questions, please contact School Resource Officer Jeff Lumadue at jlumadue@buckeyeaz.gov or 623-910-5192.

Traffic Alert for Saturday, May 12th With the Demolition Derby on Saturday, May 12th, the Buckeye Police would like to remind you of the increased traffic for this event. There will be restrictions in place, on Miller Road from Baseline to Monroe Ave, from 4pm to 10pm. This due to the patrons parking and crossing the road into the event venue. Miller Road will be closed at the end of the event to help with egress. A reminder, if you have pre-purchased tickets to the event, please arrive early. Space is limited and can fill up fast.

2nd degree murder arrest On June 13, 2017, Buckeye Police Department received a call from Phoenix Children's Hospital regarding a 3-month-old child who was found unresponsive in his Buckeye residence. The child was being supervised by his father, then 24 year old, John Centano. Centano stated that he transported his son to the Buckeye Abrazo emergency room upon finding him unresponsive on the bed. The child was eventually transferred to Phoenix Children's Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The investigation and subsequent medical examination indicated that the child died due to complications from head trauma and his death was ruled a homicide. On May 8th, 2018, Centano was arrested by Buckeye Police Department Detectives and booked into Maricopa County Jail for 2nd degree murder and child abuse.

Sexual Conduct with a minor arrest On May 9, 2018, a High School administrator notified a Buckeye Police Department School Resource Officer of a sexual offense that was disclosed by a juvenile female student. Detectives were briefed on the incident and began an investigation into the allegations. The suspect, an army recruiter assigned to west valley high schools, was alleged to have engaged in sexual conduct with a juvenile student. At the conclusion of the investigation, Joseph Cooper-Breceda aka (Breceda Cooper), Age 25, was arrested and booked for Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

Congratulations Officer Dante Herron who graduated from the Glendale Police Academy yesterday. Welcome to Buckeye PD 🚔

Traffic Alert for the Watson and Yuma intersection The intersection of Watson and Yuma will have restrictions in all directions for an emergency repair by the city. Southbound Watson Rd from I-10 is down to one lane. You will then be directed to go westbound on Yuma Rd from Watson Rd as southbound traffic is closed from at Yuma Rd. In the intersection of Watson and Yuma there are no left turns in all directions. In addition, all other directions are down to one lane.

Today, May 1, 2018 we remember fallen Buckeye Police Officer Rolando Tirado #3156. Officer Tirado made the ultimate sacrifice on May 1, 2011. We miss you Tirado and will never forget you. Ofc. Tirado will always be in our hearts and we will always remembered.

Free training open to the public