Two police agencies in Arizona plan to replace their ballistic vests for some of their officers after a particular brand of vest failed a test and allowed a bullet to pass through it.Read More »
Retired Phoenix police officer Paul Penzone announced Tuesday that he'll challenge Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in November.Read More »
Two state lawmakers say Arizona reduce copper thefts by preventing banning individuals from selling air conditioner parts for scrap and how much dealers can pay for the metal.Read More »
A polygraph examiner from the Phoenix Police Department told a committee investigating an ethics complaint against Sen. Scott Bundgaard that a polygraph test the senator took could not conclusively show whether he was the telling the truth.
What’s problematic is the test itself, the expert said. Victor Bell, who supervises the police department’s polygraph unit, said he wouldn’t have posed one of the questions to Bundgaard because it dealt with intent and not his actions.
The way Aubry Ballard described it, the Feb. 25 scuffle that’s at the core of Sen. Scott Bundgaard’s woes wasn’t the first time that the senator manhandled her.
It first occurred roughly two months before — at his home after a New Year’s Eve party.
Police used pepper spray on a crowd of protestors, and arrested six of them, outside a a Scottsdale conference center today that was attended by dozens of lawmakers from around the country.
The roughly 150 demonstrators showed up at the American Legislative Exchange Council summit in Phoenix, to protest what they see as undue corporate influence in government.
I got into journalism because I love politics. The job is fun, but it is also a business. Basically, I view the profession as reporters and editors selling what people want to hear or read, what people don’t want to hear or read, or, in many cases, what the media think people should hear or read.Read More »
While judges have blocked and critics protested the most controversial parts of SB1070, Senate President Russell Pearce finally achieved his elusive dream of stamping out sanctuary cities.
But the victory may be little more than a moral one.
It doesn’t quite add up to 100, but the combined service to the state of Arizona by two gals from Globe totals an amazing 96 years.Read More »
An independent panel of outside experts is being put together to review the Phoenix Police Department's disputed kidnapping statistics.Read More »