Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has appointed San Luis Police Chief Richard Jessup to the Commission to Prevent Violence Against Women. This appointment is given as recognition to outstanding citizens by naming them to positions of leadership within our Arizona state government. The appointment was finalized in February of this year and Chief Jessup has finalized his nomination by signing the Loyalty Oath. Chief Jessup was also requested to serve on the Governor’s Human Trafficking Taskforce, which he has accepted as well. Chief Jessup, who has been the Chief of Police for the past four years, is a big proponent of sharing information and growth of local law enforcement agencies. During his tenure, he has also been appointed as the Select Council of Progressive Enforcement (S.C.O.P.E.) President in Yuma County, the executive board First (1st) Vice President for the Arizona Associations of Chiefs of Police, and serves as a board member for Amberley’s Place, our local Yuma County domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault advocacy center.
It is the mission of the San Luis Police Department to work in partnership with our community to enforce the law, enhance the quality of life, provide a safe environment and reduce the fear of crime while affording dignity and respect to every individual in the City of San Luis. We will accomplish this mission by practicing the community oriented policing and problem solving philosophy.
We work to be a flagship law enforcement agency for excellence as we seek to eradicate crime and social disorder in Partnership with our community.
“Working Together… For A Safe Community”
Adhering to strict, unequivocal standards of conduct in keeping with our ethical obligations;
Displaying the strength of character to confront fear, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation when other alternatives are available;
Accepting individual and collective responsibility for our oath, duty, and actions;
Adapting to changes in society through strategic integration of technology and equipment;
Valuing human life and dignity with an equal commitment to justice and acceptance of diversity
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