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Bill inspired by Colorado City sets procedure to take over corrupt police departments (access required)

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A bill spawned by police corruption in a polygamist town received unanimous approval Tuesday in the House Government Committee.

And while the bill passed easily and has support of police unions, sparks flew when a Utah civil rights attorney who spoke against the measure suggested the U.S. Department of Justice and Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board could address corrupt police departments.

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Rep. Jamescita Peshlakai, D-Cameron

Rep. Janescita Peshlakai, D-Cameron

Name: Jamescita Peshlakai Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Democrat Profession: Lead coordinator for the Navajo Nation Traditional Agricultural Outreach nonprofit organization. Served in U.S. Army from 1989-1997. Hometown: Cameron Legislative District: No. 7, which covers northeast Arizona, including all of ...

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Rep. Paul Boyer, R-Phoenix

Rep. Paul Boyer, R-Phoenix (Cronkite News Service photo)

Name: Paul Boyer Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Republican Profession: Communication; aspiring instructor. Hometown: Phoenix Legislative District: No. 20, which covers parts of Phoenix and Glendale. Committee Assignments: Appropriations; Education; Health (Vice-Chairman). Previous or Current Elected Offices: Precinct committeeman. Highlights ...

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Rep. Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert

Rep. Warren Petersen (R-Gilbert)

Name: Warren Petersen Chamber: House Party: Republican Profession: Vice president of sales, VIP Homes; real estate broker. Hometown: Gilbert Legislative District: No. 12, which covers Gilbert and Queen Creek. Committee Assignments: Commerce; Ways and Means; Government (Vice-Chair). Previous or Current ...

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Rep. John Allen, R-Scottsdale

Rep. John Allen, R-Scottsdale

Name: John Allen Chamber: House Party: Republican Profession: Buys and sells collector cars. Hometown: Scottsdale Legislative District: No. 15, which covers portions of the north Valley. Committee Assignments: Judiciary; Education; Insurance and Retirement (Vice-Chair). Previous or Current Elected Offices: Former ...

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