Law Enforcement

Katie Hobbs
Flanked by law enforcement officials in Sierra Vista, Gov. Katie Hobbs on Wednesday announced $41 million in funding for police departments and the sheriffs office in Cochise County to help tackle border-related crimes.
Jul. 20, 2023
Experts say the recent kidnapping and killing of three police officers — all brothers — in southern Sonora is part of a bigger problem within the state’s municipal police forces.
Jul. 14, 2023
People are seen here at a park in the Tempe area.
The City Council revived the program after it was eliminated due to budget cuts in the Great Recession. The rangers will focus on educating the public about rules, services and resources.
Jul. 14, 2023
Grand canyon river trail
Federal prosecutors have won a criminal case against a Utah man who twice led illicit backcountry trips, known as packrafting trips, through Grand Canyon National Park.
Jul. 14, 2023
gavel in a courtroom
An Arizona woman has pleaded guilty in an extensive wire fraud and money laundering scheme that defrauded the state’s Medicaid system of millions of dollars.
Jul. 13, 2023
Sedona, Arizona sign
Short-term rentals are becoming increasingly prevalent in Arizona, and full-time homeowners, especially in the state’s most touristy areas, are growing increasingly frustrated by the noise and nuisance.
More Arizona business news
Jul. 12, 2023
gavel in front of a statue of the scales of justice
A Scottsdale man was sentenced in late June to nearly six years in prison in connection with what federal prosecutors say is one of the largest music-royalty scams ever committed. Jose Teran pleaded guilty in February to conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering.
Jul. 7, 2023
U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel process and screen migrants
An association of immigration lawyers is calling on the Biden administration to stop doing asylum interviews in Border Patrol custody.
Jul. 6, 2023
Phoenix police sign
Phoenix will pay $1 million to a woman who blames police for the deaths of her adult children.
Jul. 3, 2023
a person firing a gun
Phoenix leaders have unanimously approved a plan to send firearms to police in Ukraine. It’s the first time the City Council has approved donating unclaimed firearms outside the U.S.
Jun. 29, 2023
border patrol patch
An edited video released by Customs and Border Protection this month shows body camera footage of the fatal shooting of Raymond Mattia, a Tohono O'odham tribal member shot by Border Patrol agents in the Tohono O'odham Nation. Mattia's family says they're still looking for answers.
Jun. 28, 2023
phoenix fire department
In its first year of using drones, the Phoenix Fire Department has flown more than 700 flights and credits the unmanned aircraft system with increasing safety and saving money.
Jun. 27, 2023
Phoenix police
The Show spoke with Phoenix Police Chief Michael Sullivan about the new use of force policy so far and what the department has heard from residents.
Jun. 27, 2023
gavel in a courtroom
The Phoenix City Council will be asked to approve more than $2 million to create a new court for people experiencing homelessness. It’s called community court — there’s one for veterans only and one for people with behavioral health issues.
More Arizona housing news
Jun. 23, 2023
phoenix police car
An agreement signed in early April says Phoenix police have to let the city’s independent oversight office see evidence related to internal investigations. But information requested by the Office of Accountability and Transparency has yet to be delivered.
Jun. 22, 2023
Phoenix playground park sign
A pilot program to address security at Phoenix parks could become permanent. In an effort to reduce drug use, vandalism and fires, the City Council approved a temporary program using private security to patrol parks overnight.
Jun. 20, 2023
Bill Gates, chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced it has charged a Phoenix man accused of sending a threatening email to Maricopa County Supervisor Bill Gates.
Jun. 20, 2023
Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan
The settlement conference was supposed to take place Monday, but is now set for July 13. The move comes after attorneys on both sides said they want to look at additional evidence.
Jun. 19, 2023
Andrea Crosta inspecting Totoaba maw seized in Hong Kong.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced it made its second-largest seizure ever of swim bladders from an endangered fish. Smugglers tried to bring the bladders into Arizona at the Port of Nogales in April.
Jun. 19, 2023
Barry Jones
A man who’s been on death row since the 1990s should soon be free after he pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of second-degree murder in Pima County Superior Court on Thursday. The murder conviction of Barry Jones was thrown out in 2018 by a federal judge but then the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated it last year.
Jun. 15, 2023


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