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  1. Request for Information on Homicide Witness 2019-28141 (Photo)

    The attached photo was taken from video surveillance of the Fred Meyer parking lot on Thursday, June 13th, 2019.  On that date at approximately 12:15 PM, Rolando Rivas Jr. was involved in a fight with another male identified as Andre...

    Public Safety Patch
  2. City of Grants Pass Fire Danger Level Changes to Moderate on Wednesday

    Within the City Limits of Grants Pass the Fire Danger Level Changes to Moderate on June 19th at 12:01 AM. The newly adopted City Municipal Code 9.15 for Moderate (blue) Fire Restrictions will take effect at that time.


    Public Safety Patch
  3. Robbery Arrest (Photo)

    On Friday, June 14th at approximately 7:40 PM, Grants Pass Police received an emergency call from the employees at the Dutch Bros. Coffee stand located at 251 NE Agness Ave. Employees reported the stand had just been robbed by a male subject...

    Public Safety Patch
  4. Homicide (Photo)

    On June 13, 2019 at approximately 1218 hours 911 dispatchers received a call of a possible assault which had just occurred at the Grants Pass Fred Meyer.  The suspect was reported to have fled on foot from the area.  Responding officers...

    Public Safety Patch
  5. Information Requested on Escape from Josephine County Jail (Photo)

    On Saturday March 23rd shortly before noon, Josephine County Jail Inmate Justin Denney escaped from the Josephine County Jail.

    The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS) is requesting assistance in locating a young, white female...

    Public Safety Patch
  6. June Special Enforcement (Distracted Driving) (Photo)

    Distracted Driving Special Enforcement


    Driving while using mobile electronic devices is one of the most common traffic complaints received from our public.  Utilizing grant money, the Grants Pass Department of Public...

    Public Safety Patch
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