Coconino County has offered to repay the U.S. Justice Department $700,000 it received for prosecuting drug trafficking cases after an audit found no proof of federal involvement in the cases.Read More »
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A system to alert the public when a law enforcement officer has been attacked would make communities safer for both residents and officers, according to one lawmaker.Read More »
One by one they took to the podium to voice their concerns with the bill. The Arizona departments of Public Safety, Health Services, Environmental Quality and Economic Security all rose to speak. The list went on.Read More »
The state House sent Gov. Jan Brewer a bill Wednesday that would require scrap metal dealers to register with the Arizona Department of Public Safety and would increase penalties for dealers who knowingly purchase stolen materials.Read More »
Nevada officials say they're no longer recognizing concealed weapons permits from Arizona after the state relaxed some of its training requirements.Read More »
From child abuse to the Golden Rule: Bill would rid state of license plates linked to private groups
Roughly 1,800 Arizonans order a Child Abuse Prevention plate every month. That translates into almost $375,000 per year that goes to programs that prevent child abuse.Read More »
HB 2262, authored by Rep. Tom Forese, would require scrap metal dealers to register with the Arizona Department of Public Safety. DPS would have to develop an annual report including the numbers of registered scrap metal dealers, unregistered dealers and violations by registered dealers.Read More »
Three protesters have been arrested in the lobby of the Arizona House of Representatives as Gov. Jan Brewer prepared to present her annual State of the State address.Read More »
A decision by the Obama administration to sever agreements that authorized local law enforcers to check people’s legal status will get its first public hearing by a legislative body tomorrow.
The hearing starts at 1:30 p.m. in the House.
Arizona police agencies said the loss of a state-federal partnership might not be the critical blow to immigration law enforcement that some had feared.Read More »