A judge has issued temporary restraining orders to block the town of Quartzsite from firing two police officers who had accused their chief of misconduct.Read More »
After a contentious vote last session, the Legislature promised to give $1 million to Pinal County to help fight border-related crime.
But the sheriff’s office says it’s still waiting for the money.
The state Department of Public Safety has denied a request from Arizona's top utility regulator to send a drug-sniffing dog to his office.Read More »
A new law that goes into effect later this month is aimed at speeding up police misconduct investigations, but cases that involve criminal acts will continue to be prolonged, allowing accused officers to collect paychecks while awaiting the outcome of their cases in court.Read More »
A long-running battle between Quartzsite’s mayor and town council received national attention after the council held an emergency meeting on Sunday to enact a series of security measures, a move the town’s mayor described as “martial law.”Read More »
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 »
A second computer hacking attack in as many weeks against Arizona state police targeted the personal email accounts of some of its officers, an official confirmed Wednesday.Read More »
State police said Friday that they are checking the security of the agency's computer system after an attack by hackers and they are investigating to determine the extent of the infiltration.Read More »
The Arizona Biomedical Research Commission filed suit June 10 against the state to stop the enactment of a new law that turns over the administration of certain special research funds to the Department of Health Services.Read More »
A proposal by Gov. Jan Brewer would uncover employees from the state’s merit system, remove terms of office for agency heads, and alter the way employees may appeal disciplinary actions, according to a summary of a 300-page-plus bill that the governor wanted the Legislature to pass this session.Read More »