Public Safety Media Releases

  1. ODF Increases Fire Danger to Moderate

    As we move into the 2018 fire season, the fire danger level on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry and within the City limits increase to “Moderate” (blue). Read on...
  2. 18-29763 Armed Robbery

    On Thursday June 21st, 2018 at 0830 hours, a white male adult entered the A1 Market at 605 NE 7th Street. The male walked up to the counter, brandished a firearm, pointing it in the store clerk’s face while demanding the money out of the cash register. Additional Info...
  3. 18-28301 Reckless Burning

    On June 12th at 21:05 Grants Pass Department of Public Safety received a call for a fire burning in the blackberries at Booth St and the railroad tracks. Units from Fire Rescue and Grants Pass Police Additional Info...
  4. Kids Summer Safety

    Now that school is out for the summer, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety would like to take a moment to remind parents of some summer time safety tips to ensure that the children in our community have a fun, safe summer. Additional Info...
  5. Animals left inside vehicles

    As the hot summer months approach, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety will see an increase in calls regarding dogs being left in vehicles. It takes only minutes for a dog left in a vehicle on a warm day to start showing signs of heatstroke ... Additional Info...
  1. Children left inside vehicles

    In 2016, 39 children died from being left in hot cars nationwide. In 2017, 42 deaths were documented. This is caused by our daily routines and distractions that cause people to forget or mistakenly leave their children unattended in vehicles. Additional Info...
  2. RADE Drug Seizure / Arrests Shroeder Park

    On 6/5/18 at 3:10 pm, RADE detectives conducted a follow-up at Schroeder Park regarding an investigation started in May of this year. Detectives had gained information that drug traffickers were bringing large amounts of heroin and methamphetamine into... Additional Info...
  3. Accepting Applications for 2018 Citizen's Public Safety Academy

    The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety will be holding its 28th Citizen Public Services Academy beginning Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Applications are now being accepted. Read on...
  4. June DUII Enforcement Operation

    During the month of June, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is participating with other Oregon law enforcement agencies in High Visibility Enforcement Operations. Increased patrols will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers Additional Info...
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  1. Interested in the Auxiliary Volunteer Services & Citizen Corps?

    If so, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety would like you to go through the Citizen’s Public Safety Academy to get an understanding of what you will encounter, and who you are helping. Read on...
  1. Accepting Applications for 2018 Citizen's Public Safety Academy

    The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety will be holding its 28th Citizen Public Services Academy beginning Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Applications are now being accepted. Read on...
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