Globe Police Department Plagued By Mismanagement, Corrupt Behavior

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 1:20pm
Updated: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 1:22pm
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The town of Globe sits about 75 miles east of Phoenix in Gila County. It has a population of 7,000 people who are policed by 26 law enforcement officers.

Over the past five years, the Globe Police Department has been plagued by mismanagement and corrupt behavior.

Investigative reporter Meg O’Connor chronicled the department’s troubles for the Phoenix New Times. She joined me to break down the problems and the efforts to restore public trust in Globe police.

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