Public Safety Media Releases

  1. Car Seat Education Preschools

    The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety takes safety and education seriously, and in doing so would like to partner with city preschools and child development centers and parents to provide education and information to include safety seat and seat Additional Info...
  2. 17-1561 Human Bean Robbery

    On Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at approximately 7:30 AM, Grants Pass Department of Public Safety received a 911 phone call from employees of the Human Bean Coffee stand located at 1885 NE 6th St. Additional Info...
  3. Landslide Fruitdale Dr by Poplar Dr

    On the listed date and time a landslide occurred in the listed vicinity. One house has been damaged, power lines are down, and the stability of the hillside is unknown at this time. Additional Info...
  4. Robbery Press Release

    On 01/06/2017 at about 2328 hours an unidentified black male adult wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a grey beanie and a grey scarf over his face threatened employees of the motel with a handgun and demanded cash. Additional Info...
  5. Menacing Press Release

    On 01/06/17 at 5:32 PM, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS) received a -11 call of a male subject who pointed a /rearm at another male after a road rage type incident. Additional Info...
  1. Shooting Update 17-297

    The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is still investigating the shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 10:34AM. There were multiple reports of prior Reckless Driving acts committed by the arrestee, Robert Kujawski. Additional Info...
  2. Phone Outages

    Approximately 723 customers in the Williams/Provolt area are without landline phone service at this time. Additional Info...
  3. Shooting Incident SE J St/SE 7th St # 2017-297

    On Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10:34 am, 911 Operators began receiving phone calls related to a shooting near the intersection of SE J and SE 7th Streets. Additional Info...
  4. UPDATE - Shoplift/Vehicle Elude and Crash

    On 12/23/16 at about 2024 hours, the suspect previously identified as 35 year old James Vinzant was fingerprinted at the Josephine County Jail while being booked on this incident. His true identity was determined to be 34 year old Kenneth Duane Vinzant. Additional Info...
  5. 16-59490 MEDIA RELEASE

    On 12/23/16 at about 1512 hours, a Josephine County Deputy pulled into Home Depot, 111 NE Mill Street and observed a white male adult run from the store with power tools in hand. Additional Info...
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