Police Department

Police Officer Recruits in uniform wearing orange traffic safety vests.

Read TPD's 2023 Annual Report

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TPD is a progressive police department, engaged in evidence-based community policing

In fact, TPD was one of the first two police departments in the largest 100 cities in the United States to have put in place all of the "8 Can't Wait" policies promoted by Campaign Zero's Use of Force Project. Read more...

Police Non-Emergency Services

For emergencies, call 911. To report a non-emergency, call the police non-emergency line: 520-791-4444.

The Tucson Police Department provides many non-emergency services. If you don't find what you're looking for, check Other Resources, Contact and Feedback, or contact your nearest police substation.

Data and Oversight

The Tucson Police Department benefits from data-informed practices and community oversight.

TPD has a robust Analysis Division that compiles data on crime, traffic, and staffing. Community oversight includes the Community Police Advisory Review Board (CPARB), Force Review Board, and Sentinel Event Review Boards.

Department Head

Chief Kasmar, in uniform, smiling in front of an American flag

Chief of Police Chad Kasmar

Chief Kasmar is a Tucson native who came to TPD in 2000, shortly after graduating from the University of Arizona. He has served in multiple roles in the department, including as Deputy Chief, Chief of Staff, and Eastside Patrol Division Commander.

The father of two boys, and an avid cyclist, Chief Kasmar serves on the board of Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson, and has for the past 9 years.