CV Officer Involved Injury Collision Featured

Lt. Randy Chapman November 01, 2022 567

CV Police Officer rear-ends Jeep Liberty 

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  • The CV Officer was southbound on SR 89
  • The 2007 Jeep Liberty was slowed due to traffic
  • The CV Officer rear-ended the Jeep
  • The AZ Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash
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Chino Valley Police Officer has been discharged from the hospital  

On 11/01/2022 at approximately 7:52 a.m. a Chino Valley Police officer was involved in a two-vehicle collision in the 500 block of N. S.R. 89 in Chino Valley.

The officer was Southbound on S.R. 89 in a 2017 Ford Explorer fully marked patrol vehicle. A 2007 Jeep Liberty travelling Southbound was slowed due to traffic. The officer rear-ended the Jeep Liberty. 

The officer was stabilized on-scene and flown to a Deer Valley hospital. The officer has been discharged from the hospital and is on his way home to recover. The driver of the Jeep Liberty was treated on-scene and released.




The Arizona Department of Public Safety responded and is handling the investigation of the crash. The cause of the collision is still under investigation at this time. Impairment is not a suspected factor.

S.R. 89 was closed between Center Street and Road 2 North for approximately 2.5 hours. 

Chino Valley Police Department would like to thank the citizens for their patience and understanding while the roadway was closed. We also greatly appreciate the outpouring support for our officer and department. We love our community and it is an honor to serve.

Chino Valley Police Department would like to thank the following for their assistance:


Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office

Arizona Department of Public Safety

Phoenix Police Department

Arizona Department of Transportation

Tri-City Towing

Town of Chino Valley Roads Department

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