Law Enforcement

Fire truck in front of Camelback Mountain
Three Phoenix employees are accused of fraud, allegedly having taken tens of thousands of dollars from the government.
Sep. 28, 2023
Juan Ciscomani
The new bill aims to create harsher punishments for drivers fleeing law enforcement within 100 miles of the border, where Ciscomani says CBP agents engage in high-speed pursuits of vehicles suspected of transporting undocumented people.
Sep. 28, 2023
The newly-built border wall
A group of activists and community members from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border is heading to the United Nations in Geneva this month to talk about use-of-force by U.S. law enforcement.
Sep. 28, 2023
The Phoenix City Council
Phoenix has formally canceled plans to donate hundreds of unclaimed firearms to the National Police of Ukraine. City leaders had little choice after two state representatives complained.
Sep. 26, 2023
A Chandler police SUV.
Chandler City Council has approved $2.25 million in state funding to bolster Chandler Police Department programs and staffing. Chandler police will use about $1 million to hire temporary part-time investigators.
Sep. 26, 2023
United States flag and a U.S. Department of Homeland Security flag
Temporary Protected Status is given to nationals from countries deemed too dangerous to return to — due to national disaster, conflict or civil unrest.
Sep. 25, 2023
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office
The goal of the conference is to refine law enforcement skills, as the Yavapai county Sheriff designated two agents to solely work on sex trafficking cases.
Sep. 25, 2023
Miss Arizona 2023 and Tempe police officer Candace Kanavel
A Tempe police officer will compete in the upcoming Miss USA pageant. Candace Kanavel will represent the Grand Canyon state after winning Miss Arizona USA.
Sep. 23, 2023
Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs speaks to the press at an event in August 2023.
Governor Katie Hobbs announced Thursday the Nogales Police Department would receive a $10 million grant to obtain communications technology for border security.
Sep. 22, 2023
Two people arm in arm
It’s been almost a year since the Biden administration began rolling out a program to allow Cubans and others to apply to come to the U.S. Serguei Josevich Rodriguez remembers that moment well. Moments later, his phone was buzzing with calls from friends and family back home in Cuba.
Sep. 22, 2023
Protesters hold a banner
The arrest of a transgender woman last month in Flagstaff sparked protests in the community and outrage at the handling of trans cases in the criminal justice system — both during her arrest and her time in the men’s side of the jail.
Sep. 21, 2023
Handgun and ammo
The ordinance was set to donate up to 600 unclaimed firearms to the National Police of Ukraine. However, a report from the AG's office found that move goes against state law.
Sep. 20, 2023
El Pinacate
UNESCO, the UN body responsible for world heritage sites, is asking for more protection of the nature reserve just across the Arizona border in Mexico.
Sep. 18, 2023
United States flag and a U.S. Department of Homeland Security flag
The Government Accountability Office has for three weeks in a row published reports about shortcomings by federal law enforcement on privacy and civil liberties. The departments of Homeland Security and Justice replied that they agree with all recommendations for improvement.
Sep. 15, 2023
housing construction
The U.S. Departments of Justice, and Housing and Urban Development announced this week that they’re sending about $5.4 million combined to Arizona. Roughly $3.6 million is a grant from the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women.
Sep. 15, 2023
Phoenix police officers on bicycles
Phoenix has 69 school resource officers, five more than last year. Full-time SROs spent most of their workweek on campus. Phoenix recently trained more cops to serve as school safety officers, doing the same work as SROS, but on their days off from the force.
Sep. 7, 2023
Members of the Arizona Department of Education's school safety task force meet in Phoenix on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023.
A task force created by the Arizona Department of Education is looking for creative ways to recruit school resource officers.
Sep. 6, 2023
phoenix police patch
Last week, the Phoenix City Council approved more than $3 million in spending for the Phoenix Police Department to be able to work through its backlog of sexual assault testing kits.
Sep. 6, 2023
yellow traffic light
The Show spoke with Andy Schaudt, chief of staff at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, about how longer yellow lights help to prevent red-light runners.
Sep. 6, 2023
Arizona State University Police Department vehicle
ASU police say the student was walking near Rural Road and Apache Boulevard around 3 a.m. Sunday morning “when they were attacked from behind by unknown subjects and struck in the head with a blunt object.”
Sep. 4, 2023


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