The Phoenix Police Department has been trying to fill vacancies caused by a hiring freeze. They’ve made some headway. And in a way that department statistics say is more reflective of the Phoenix community at large.
Work is underway to salvage hundreds of trees in northeast Phoenix where a master-planned community will soon take root. An on-site nursery will be created at Black Mountain Boulevard and Deer Valley Road, where approximately 500 native trees will be dug out, boxed and watered until they are replanted.
Budding hackers huddle in a secure, windowless room as they gulp energy drinks and munch on pizza. Their job is to unleash cyberattacks on the millions of dollars worth of computer equipment at the Arizona Cyber Warfare Range. The goal is to break the gear, so they can learn how to protect it.
President Donald Trump’s immigration policies have spurred “Know Your Rights” training sessions across the country. Here in Arizona, the immigrant advocacy organization Promise Arizona is holding its own seminars.
Changes are coming to a decade old Air Force training exercise in Tucson. Air Force crews use parts of Arizona and neighboring states to practice rescues. It’s called Operation Angel Thunder and was first run in 2006 at Davis Mothan Air Force base in Tucson.
Trump Administration policies related to refugees, travelers from certain majority-Muslim nations and undocumented immigrants have renewed tensions related to how the U.S. views people who weren’t born in this country.
The drama related to the current administration has been consistent since the day President Donald Trump moved into the White House. And Maureen Dowd has written about a lot of it in her role as an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times.