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  1. Distracted Driving Enforcement (August 2019) (Photo)

    The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety will be conducting special traffic enforcement in the month of August to catch those driving while using their cell phones or mobile electronic device (ORS 811.507).

    A mobile electronic...

    Public Safety Patch
  2. High Visibility DUII Enforcement (August 2019)

    During the month of August and into the Labor Day weekend, the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety has once again joined forces with other Oregon law enforcement agencies participating in High Visibility Enforcement Operations. Increased...

    Public Safety Patch
  3. RADE Arrest / Seizure (Photo)

    On 08-11-19, RADE detectives, with the assistance of the Oregon State Police Southwest Region Marijuana Team and Homeland Security Investigations began an investigation into Ronnie Markey Olloque. Olloque, from Carson, California, was arrested...

    Public Safety Patch
  4. Traffic Crash "South Y", Highway 238 and Highway 199

    On August 8th, 2019 at 7:15 P.M. the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Police and Fire responded to an auto vs bicycle crash. A joint effort from Grants Pass department of Public Safety, Josephine County Sheriffs Office, and...

    Public Safety Patch
  5. Officer Involved Shooting

    UPDATE: The Josephine County District Attorney will be conducting a press release with additional details on this incident.  Any further inquiries should be directed to their office. GPDPS will not be able to provide any further information...

    Public Safety Patch
  6. Counterfeit Fraud Investigations (Photo)

    Over the last few weeks there has been a rash of counterfeit bills being passed at several Grants Pass businesses. Grants Pass Detectives obtained information that the source of the counterfeit manufacturing was at 725 SW...

    Public Safety Patch
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