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Bill aimed at disbanding police force in polygamist town fails
The Arizona House of Representatives narrowly rejected a move aimed at disbanding the police department in a polygamist town. A bill before the House would have created a process to replace local police agencies with the county sheriff’s department if at least half of its officers lost their law enforcement certifications during an eight-year span.
The proposal was aimed at cops in the northern
The bill already passed the state Senate, but failed in the House on Wednesday in a 28-to-25 vote.