Paradise Valley Police Department

  • Agency: Paradise Valley Police Department
  • Address: 6433 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, 85253 AZ
  • Chief: John Wintersteen (Chief of Police)
Phone: (480) 948-7418
Fax: (480) 998-0877

Paradise Valley Police Department is located at 6433 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, 85253 AZ. The Chief of Police of the department is John Wintersteen. The Paradise Valley Police Department phone number is (480) 948-7418.

Paradise Valley Police Department News

Paradise Valley Police are investigating a residential burglary that occurred sometime over the weekend in the 9800 block of N 48th Place:

As part of the Don't Leave Me Behind Campaign, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office presented on the topic to our community and has left sun visors with our receptionist at our PD Station Lobby area for those who may desire picking one up. Visors will be available Mon-Thurs, 8am-5pm, until June 18th or until the supply is gone. To learn about vehicular heatstroke affecting children and pets visit the link attached:

06/07/2018 Residential Burglary 5500 block of E. Sanna Street

Friendly reminder that a red flag for a possible scam might source from an unknown person asking personal information of you or anything related to finances. Sometimes when we’re in a negotiation for an online purchase, we can fall victim of a scam. Read Personal Safety Tips to Avoid Scams which can be applied to most online merchant situtations.

Paradise Valley Police are investigating a discovered residential burglary in the 4500 block of E Mockingbird Lane

Discovered residential burglary in the 7000 block of N 69th Pl

Have you heard of NextDoor? Its is free community resource to help neighbors communicate suspicious and criminal activity with one another within an online forum. PVPD also posts crime and safety updates there too!

In an effort to teach all valley residents the life skill of swimming, the Valley of the Sun YMCA will be offering 1,600 free swim lessons to non-swimmers May 21-25 (Ages: 6 months - Adult). The swim lessons will take place daily at all 13 valley-wide YMCAs that operate pools. Contact your local Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA for details at 602-212-6031 or

05/18/18 Felony Arrest 7100 Block of E. Rose lane

Join us for our next Coffee with the Chief on Wednesday, June 6th at 7:30am at our station where we will be a host to the "Dont Leave Me Behind Campaign" to discuss vehicular heatstroke. Maricopa County Attorney's Office will be present to share a new “Good Samaritan” law and how it can allow people to rescue a child or pet without the risk of civil liability!

Over 6 tons of RX drugs were collected in DEA Take Back Program within Arizona. In Paradise Valley, we had 45 people bring in approx. 99.5 lbs! You don't have to wait until next year to dispose of leftover medication, we have a drop off within our lobby of our police station which is open 24/7. Read more about what is accepted and not accepted below.

Paradise Valley PD had their Law Enforcement Torch Run Week for Special Olympics which held an impact that left many present with lasting memories. Until next year!

Criminal Investigations Unit arrests suspect in stalking case.

And here comes the Torch!!!

@PVPolice is getting ready to pick up the Torch from Phoenix PD, all in support of Special Olympics and all of its Athletes! Facebook Live with Chief Pete Wingert. Please join us at Kiva School at 5pm to enjoy the carnival and all its festivities!]

Mayor Michael Collins has signed a proclamation declaring it Law Enforcement Torch Run Week in Paradise Valley! Stop by our Torch Run to see Special Olympic Athletes welcomed with medals by between 3:30-4:30pm and visit with Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner before our leg starts at Ascension Lutheran Church. Mayor Collins will also be present in the Torch Run itself before speaking at the Grand Opening of our Community Carnival Celebration at 5pm at Kiva Elementary School located at 6911 E. McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, Arizona. It’s free to be a spectator of all activities! Join us! More information available at

McGruff has been checking in with ALL our helpers big and small to make sure this year’s Torch Run activities are extra special. We have local children with intellectual disability participating in our leg as they carry our Torch on a trolley to kick off the Summer Special Olympics after it’s passed off to Scottsdale PD at about 5pm during our Community Carnival Celebration this Thursday, May 5 from 4-7pm at the rear fields of Kiva Elementary School. Come see McGruff and our K-9 Volunteer, Ecko!

A PVPD Officer, McGruff the Crime Dog, and a Special Olympic Athlete with the support of their sibling, did a welfare check this morning on the animals that will be at our Community Carnival Celebration which is from 4-7pm at the rear fields of Kiva Elementary School at 6911 E McDonald Rd. McGruff reported all animals were doing well and excited for the different performances! Are you ready?! It’s free to be a spectator at all activities! Learn more at

Join us for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day scheduled for Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Safely dispose of unwanted medication. This will take place in the Police Department lobby. No liquids, gels, aerosols, or illegal drugs will be accepted. More information here:

PV Officers observed this Reeves Pheasant strolling southbound on Mockingbird near Lincoln Drive yesterday morning. He appears to be enjoying his morning walk, however, we are concerned he may become lost and unable to find his way home. Reeves Pheasants are used to navigating in areas with trees and being native to China. He may be unfamiliar with our local streets. If you, or anyone you know is missing this fellow please check the area south of Mockingbird and Lincoln St.

PVPD has partnered with the YMCA for their Safety Around Water Campaign. Join us on Thursday, April 26th starting at 6pm within our Community Room. We will have a presentation which will give parents and children an understanding of how to do many basics around water. #PVPD #YMCA

Chief Wingert announces the 2017 Paradise Valley PD Annual Report.

If you have a Police Monitored Alarm (PAM) through the Paradise Valley Police Department, you are requested to please complete & return the alarm agreement or cancellation to the Paradise Valley Police Department Administrative Office by May 7, 2018. The PVPD is no longer enrolling any new subscribers and this agreement reviews our updates.