Deputy Chief Rusty Cooper of the Kingman Police Department has been selected to succeed Chief Bob DeVries when the latter retires at the end of April.
Mayor Jen Miles will face competition and a host of area residents will seek three available Kingman City Council seats in the 2020 elections.
City of Kingman and Mohave County parks and trails remain open to the public per Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order regarding business closures and essential services, but both entities are taking proactive steps to keep their residents safe.
It took only 10 days for the Mohave County Animal Shelter to reach 125% capacity with an influx of stray and owner-surrendered dogs.
The first case of COVID-19 in Mohave County has been confirmed, triggering Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order regarding business closures. Mohave County and City of Kingman officials are taking steps to enforce it.
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, and even though there are no confirmed cases in Mohave County as of Tuesday, March 24, Restoration 1 of Mohave County and its partners are providing the community with a proactive approach to staying healthy.
Neither the Kingman Police Department nor the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office have been made aware of coronavirus-related scams in the area, but law enforcement still encourages the public to remain vigilant.
Kingman Municipal Court will remain open to the public despite the two week city department closures, but people are encouraged to avoid making an in-person visit if possible.
The City of Kingman has announced that it will close all departments to the public, with the exception of Kingman Municipal Court, for two weeks starting Monday, March 23.