Riding a bicycle and run into the side of a moving vehicle? It turns out state law doesn't require you to tell police who you are. The same for scooter operators and jaywalkers who violate state traffic laws. And now the Tucson Police Department wants state lawmakers to close that loophole to allow them to demand identification of those people
A bill that would upgrade the charge on the use of a pulsar manipulation device in a gas pump is advancing in the legislature.
A Tucson man will get a new chance to seek financial damages from the city for an illegal search of his east side home more than a decade ago.
The ballots that landed in Tucson mailboxes contain routine political questions such as who’s the best candidate for this race? And, Should elected officials get raises? But there was one philosophical question: Is taking a stand against federal immigration practices worth promised retribution from state lawmakers?
The number of sexual assaults against University of Arizona women is five times greater than what the university reports to federal authorities as required by law.
Tucson police purposely hides its use of technology that allows it to track the cell phones of people – innocent or otherwise – the American Civil Liberties Union is charging.
Letting people know how police can track cell phone users without their knowledge or consent would not be in the “best interests of the state,” a lawyer for the city of Tucson is arguing.
Rebuffed by a trial judge, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking appellate judges to force the Tucson Police Department to cough up information about devices it owns that allows it to track cell phones – and, by extension, their users.
The Marine Corps’ website refers to the bayonet as a Marine’s multipurpose fighting knife and the weapon of choice when shots can’t be fired. Since 2012, several law enforcement agencies in Arizona have acquired 447 bayonets in all through a federal program that distributes surplus military equipment.
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.
Domestic violence affects women of every country, culture and income level, and victims are often reluctant to seek help for a variety of reasons.
When a woman is in the U.S. illegally, however, she will be even more reluctant to come forward, law enforcement officials and victims’ advocates say. Undocumented immigrants as a group fear dealing with police, and some abusers use that fe[...]