The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board is avoiding running afoul of procurement laws by washing its hands of a $6.4 million funding request for 15 state-of-the art, use-of-force simulators.Read More »
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The state’s police regulatory board fired longtime Executive Director Lyle Mann on Feb. 10.Read More »
For decades, police have been peering into backyards from helicopters to look for signs of crime without having to get search warrants. But the impending revolution of drones, or unmanned aircraft, brings fears of a Big Brother rising to watch over people’s lives. And now concern about unmanned aircraft has spawned legislation to force police officers to get court approval when they want to use the technology in criminal investigations.Read More »
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Gov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday ordered a state board to redistribute a training video on the state's controversial immigration law to all law enforcement agencies. The move comes ahead of an expected ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court this month on the law, which was signed by Brewer in 2010.Read More »
The House on Wednesday passed a bill that aims to redefine what constitutes an intersection, despite warnings by police that the change will lead to more traffic fatalities.
The new definition would give would-be red-light runners extra time to get through an intersection without breaking the law.
The state board charged with educating police agencies on how to enforce Arizona's strict new immigration law will distribute a training video by June 29, a month before the law goes into effect.Read More »