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Officer Down, Hearts Break – Buz Williams

We went to the Rodeo last Thursday, June 30, 2022. Quite appropriately, it was First Responder Night, honoring law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical providers. It was appropriate, because two days before, Yavapai County Sheriff Sergeant Richard Lopez, was killed in the line of duty in Cortes Lakes, Arizona. In a special ceremony prior to

Yavapai College

Yavapai College law enforcement academy promotes 17 cadets

Photo: A NARTA Class 52 cadet gets help from a new colleague during a traditional badge pinning Seventeen new first responders have graduated from a Yavapai College-based law enforcement training academy, effectively earning their posts with nine law enforcement agencies across Arizona. The recruits successfully completed 21 weeks of rigorous training and testing at the

Legal Beat

Arizona sheriff pleads guilty to operating boat while drunk

Yavapai County Sheriff David Rhodes pleaded guilty on Thursday to operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol and was sentenced to a year of probation and will spend two days in home confinement. The elected first-term sheriff said he deeply regretted offering to dock a boat for a friend while visiting Lake Powell

Local

YCSO Sheriff David Rhodes’ statement on receiving an OUI at Lake Powell

As your Sheriff I have spoken many times about the need for accountability and truthfulness among our elected officials and especially law enforcement officers. Transparency is a critical tenant of our democracy. On Saturday afternoon August 7th, my family and I were boating on Lake Powell.  We had a designated driver for the boat I

Events

Yavapai Republican Men’s Forum with Sheriff David Rhodes

On Monday, June 14, the Yavapai Republican Men’s Forum will have Yavapai County Sheriff David Rhodes as their guest speaker.  In addition, two candidates will be speaking, Andrew W. Gould (for Arizona Attorney General), and Representative Walter Blackman (for the U.S. House of Representatives, CD1 ). Sheriff David Rhodes is a 27-year veteran of the

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