police officers

U.S. Capitol, Vallejo, riots, Jan. 6, 2021, Trump, Arizona, Biden
Jun 2, 2023

‘Deeply repentant’ Vallejo gets 3 years for his role in Jan. 6 attack

An apparently contrite Edward Vallejo was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison and three years of supervised release, a fraction of the sentence prosecutors sought for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Mar 8, 2023

Voters to decide if state should levy new fine to help victims’ families

Arizona voters will get to decide next year whether the state should levy a new $20 fine on each criminal conviction in order to pay an extra $250,000 to the families of police officers, firefighters, EMTs and corrections officers killed on the job because of a criminal act.

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Feb 1, 2023

Senate committee approves measure prohibiting public from accessing lawmakers’ addresses

State lawmakers voted Wednesday to make it a lot harder to find out where they live. But they said that threats they face make the move necessary.

Aug 12, 2015

Appeals court upholds ruling banning Phoenix from paying for unions

The state court of appeals on Tuesday upheld a judge's ruling permanently blocking Phoenix from paying police officers for doing union work, a decision that could bar county and city governments from writing similar provisions into their union contracts.

May 28, 2015

Cities, towns offers new plan for public safety pension

The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has proposed changes to the state pension system for future public safety employees.

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Mar 26, 2015

First Amendment attorney warns of unintended consequences in police shooting bill

A police shooting bill approved by the Legislature and sent to Gov. Doug Ducey would strike the names of police officers from all public records – including everything from disciplinary records to police reports to traffic accident reports, an attorney who specializes in First Amendment issues has warned.

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Feb 23, 2015

Senate approves bill to delay release of officers’ names in deadly shootings

The Arizona Senate approved a bill today that will keep the names of officers who use deadly force a secret from the public for 90 days after a shooting.

Dec 15, 2009

140 firefighters, officers in Tucson face layoffs

TUCSON - More than 140 firefighters and police officers in Tucson could be laid off next month as part of $32 million in cuts proposed to close the city's budget deficit this year.