Tucson Police Department

Law Enforcement

The Tucson Police Department was founded on April 22, 1871. The city was one square mile in size and had a population of 3,200 people. By 1921 the department grew from a single marshal to 33 commissioned officers. During this time officers worked 12-hour

Basics

  • Number of Employees
    1001-5000 employees
  • Stage
  • Founded
    1871
  • Primary Industry
    Law Enforcement

Description

The Tucson Police Department was founded on April 22, 1871. The city was one square mile in size and had a population of 3,200 people. By 1921 the department grew from a single marshal to 33 commissioned officers. During this time officers worked 12-hour