Phoenix Police

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May 30, 2023

Angels on Patrol aids police in helping crime victims

Not every 911 call ends in an arrest, and many times police officers find themselves wanting to help crime victims and others in need without official resources to do so. That’s where Angels on Patrol, a Phoenix-based nonprofit, comes in.

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Apr 26, 2023

Woman accused of assaulting TSA officers at Phoenix airport

A woman has been arrested for allegedly assaulting three Transportation Security Administration officers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, according to authorities.

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Feb 12, 2023

Phoenix police investigating death of man who was in custody

Phoenix police detectives in conjunction with the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office are investigating an in-custody death.

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Feb 8, 2023

Pro-life climber scales Phoenix’s tallest building, then detained

A man who is a professional climber scaled Phoenix's tallest building Tuesday before being booked into jail on charges of trespassing and criminal nuisance, police said. Maison Des Champs, 23, bills himself as "The Official Pro-Life Spider-Man" and climbed the 483-foot Chase Tower in downtown Phoenix.

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Jan 30, 2023

No charges vs Phoenix policemen accused of excessive force

The Maricopa County Attorney's Office announced Monday that no criminal charges will be filed against two Phoenix officers accused of using excessive force during an arrest last year.

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Jan 4, 2023

Phoenix man dies in jail after arrest, family files lawsuit

The family of Phoenix man who died in a Maricopa County jail two years ago has filed a lawsuit, alleging police officers used unreasonable force during his arrest.

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Oct 27, 2022

Suspect arrested in Hobbs’ office burglary, no apparent ties to Hobbs or Lake

Phoenix Police have arrested a man in connection with a burglary at Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs’ campaign office.

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Oct 27, 2022

Police arrest suspect in campaign office burglary 

Phoenix Police made an arrest in the case of a burglary at Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs’ campaign office, the department said in a statement on Thursday morning. 

Sep 2, 2022

Maricopa County making policy changes for gun violence cases

In an effort to reduce gun violence, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office is making some policy changes to hold criminals more accountable.

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Aug 29, 2022

AG: no jail for Phoenix police cop who double-dipped in 2nd job

A Phoenix police officer who worked full time but fraudulently collected pay at a second job as an investigator for the state will avoid jail time.

Aug 9, 2022

Theft of catalytic converters skyrockets despite new state law

Thefts of catalytic converters from under vehicles are skyrocketing in Arizona and across the country, despite a law Gov. Doug Ducey signed with the aim of curbing the problem.

Aug 6, 2021

Navarrete faces 50-years in prison if convicted on child sex offenses

Democratic state Sen. Tony Navarrete faces a mandatory minimum of nearly 50 years in prison if convicted on all seven child-sex crime charges he faces.