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Gila River Indian Reservation was established in 1859, and the Gila River Indian Community formally established by Congress in 1939. The Community is home for members of both the Akimel O’odham (Pima) and the Pee-Posh (Maricopa) tribes.  Lying adjacent to the City of Phoenix, within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area encompassing both Pinal and Maricopa Counties, the Gila River Indian Community is 583.749 square miles and is made up of seven districts.


The Gila River Indian Community Police Department provides Law Enforcement services in the areas of criminal investigations, preventative patrol and directed patrol functions. It is committed to the protection of personal property and preservation of life and the overall improvement of the Community’s quality of life.





“It is the Mission of the Gila River Police Department to protect the life, property and sovereignty of all members of the Community by responding to calls for service with Integrity, proactively looking to prevent crime and to improve the quality of life of those we serve.”