State Troopers dedicate new office in Oracle, honor Aravaipa resident

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DPS Sergeant Rudy Lujan presents the Above & Beyond Award to Bill Stambaugh.

  On Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, the Arizona Department of Public Safety building on Highway 77 in Oracle was officially dedicated. The dedication was attended by DPS officers and command staff, ADOT staff, representatives from the Oracle Fire District, Justice of the Peace Arnold Estrada, retired DPS officers and citizens of Oracle. Sergeant Rudy Lujan acted as Master of Ceremonies for the event.

  Bill Stambaugh was presented an “Above & Beyond Award” for his support of DPS. The award read: “Above and Beyond for his dedication and outstanding commitment to the Arizona Department of Public Safety through the years. Your generosity has truly made a difference to the lives of the troopers and citizens of Oracle.”

  Following the flag raising and dedication of the building, everyone was invited inside for cake and cold drinks. 

DPS Sergeant Rudy Lujan served as Master of Ceremonies for the dedication of the new DPS building in Oracle.

Flags are raised over the new DPS building.

Justice of the Peace Arnold Estrada shakes hands with DPS Sergeant Rudy Lujan.

The new DPS building in Oracle.

Celebratory cake.

John Hernandez (632 Posts)

John Hernandez lives in Oracle. He is retired and enjoys writing and traveling. He is active in the Oracle Historical Society. He covers numerous public events, researches historical features and writes business/artist profiles.


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