Body camera footage can be a useful tool, but all viewers should understand that with this footage there is quite literally more – or less – than meets the eye.Read More »
A police union is pushing for a new law that would overturn years of legal precedent by allowing cops to sue people who caused them injuries on duty.
The proposed provision, found in SB1186, would end the state’s use of the “fireman’s rule,” a long held legal doctrine built on the premise that first responders such as police, firefighters and medics can’t sue the people who caused their injuries because they entered their risky professions voluntarily and are compensated by some public benefit like workers’ compensation.
Arizona authorities have confirmed a third attack against police officers in the state by computer hackers who say they are striking out in part in retaliation against an immigration law that has sparked a national controversy.Read More »
Unions representing police officers, firefighters and other public safety employees worked with lawmakers for months on the Legislature’s marquee pension reform bill, but that may not stop them from suing the state over it anyway.Read More »
An amended pension-reform bill, sponsored by Arizona Speaker of the House Kirk Adams, barely survived a stormy House committee hearing on Thursday.Read More »