law enforcement

Opinion

Opinion: Big Cities Need More Cops, Whether They Like It or Not

Suddenly, wherever you look across American big cities run by progressives, there is a movement to restore money to police departments, and in some cases calls for the hiring of more cops. For example, after high-profile shootings near Nationals Park and another in broad daylight at a prominent restaurant row in downtown Washington D.C., Mayor

Science

Robotic police dogs: Useful hounds or dehumanizing machines?

If you’re homeless and looking for temporary shelter in Hawaii’s capital, expect a visit from a robotic police dog that will scan your eye to make sure you don’t have a fever. That’s just one of the ways public safety agencies are starting to use Spot, the best-known of a new commercial category of robots

Prescott Mayor's Race

Opinion: Citizens Tax Committee Responds to “False” Mengarelli Allegations

As the President of the Citizens Tax Committee I have been disturbed by the recent false and fallacious radio ads attacking Mayoral Candidate Phil Goode.  The claim that Phil, and CTC, doesn’t support our police and fire is wrong. We opposed the Prop 443 tax increase because it is the wrong solution to a flawed

Legal Beat

Tribal police can detain non-tribal suspects, Supreme Court rules

Tribal police have the authority to detain non-Natives traveling through reservation land if the officer has a reasonable belief that the suspect violated state or federal law, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The unanimous ruling overturned lower courts that said a Crow police officer should not have held a nontribal member who was found to have drugs

Crime

More US citizens apprehended for moving drugs over border

An increasing number of American citizens have been apprehended as they have tried to smuggle illegal drugs into the U.S. since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, an uptick that’s come amid travel restrictions at the border with Mexico. For more than a year, the closure of the southern border to nonessential traffic has sharply

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