Protesters over the summer called for defunding Phoenix police, motivated in part by deep skepticism about officers’ ability to properly handle mental health crises. Activists point to police shooting deaths of mentally ill Arizonans in the past as evidence that law enforcement officers need help defusing such situations. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office reports that
This is a joint media release as part of a multi-agency task force investigation between the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and the Prescott Valley Police Department. At approximately 2:25 AM, December 3, 2020, an unidentified subject fired multiple rounds into an occupied residence in the 8300 block of E Loos Dr, in Prescott Valley. One
The term “Rules of Engagement” is generally considered a military expression, but certainly isn’t limited to the military. In the martial sense, it defines how and when our fighting men and women can pull the trigger, drop the bombs, or fire the torpedoes, when they come in contact with an enemy. In law enforcement the
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National and local law enforcement agencies are preparing to respond in case civil disturbances break out after Tuesday’s elections, which experts fear may have a “different venue for challenging election results, namely in the streets.” And that may be true whichever side wins. Seth Jones, director of the Transnational Threats Project at the Center for
When Arizonans begin early voting this week, they will be asked to consider Proposition 207, a sweeping 17-page initiative to legalize recreational marijuana that will have significant consequences for Arizona’s kids, road safety, employers, and economy. Arizona’s leaders and experts concur with this assessment. “Arizona has a bright future, but fully legalized marijuana doesn’t need