Law Enforcement

Pile of gift cards
The holiday shopping season is underway, but buyers beware. Thousands of cloned gift cards have been seized in Arizona.
Dec. 8, 2023
barbed wire at an arizona prison
Derek Chauvin was stabbed nearly two dozen times in the law library at a federal prison in Arizona. Larry Nassar was knifed repeatedly in his cell at a federal penitentiary in Florida.
Dec. 8, 2023
phoenix police car
After initially agreeing to cooperate with with a sweeping federal investigation launched 28 months ago into the Police Department, the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association wants the city’s mayor to reject a court-enforced reform agreement.
Dec. 7, 2023
Booking photo of Lori Vallow Daybell
Lori Vallow Daybell pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to kill her husband and an ex-in-law.
Dec. 7, 2023
Phoenix Police Department headquarters in downtown Phoenix
The Phoenix city council approved a multimillion dollar settlement with a man who claims he was injured by police in January 2020 after officers wrongly identified him as a crime suspect. The payout comes as a large police union is publicly urging the mayor to reject an expected demand for reform by the U.S. Justice Department.
Dec. 6, 2023
Mark Kelly
The GOSAFE Act, co-sponsored by Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly, would establish a list of prohibited firearms and limit the capacity of detachable magazines to 10 rounds, as well as prohibit the manufacture and assembly of "ghost guns."
Dec. 6, 2023
Kris Mayes
Ten people were indicted by a grand jury on felony charges including patient brokering following a sober-living homes sting operation, the Attorney General’s office announced on Wednesday.
Dec. 6, 2023
Rosa Mroz
The family of a Maricopa County Judge has filed suit seeking damages for her death.
Dec. 6, 2023
Navajo Nation president's office
New Mexico officials are setting up “justice stations” in the northwestern part of the state, including on the Navajo Nation, in order to help people access state courts without traveling as far.
Dec. 6, 2023
gavel in front of a statue of the scales of justice
New Mexico officials are setting up “justice stations” in the northwestern part of the state including on the Navajo Nation, in order to help people access state courts without traveling as far.
Dec. 5, 2023
Gov. Katie Hobbs said she doesn’t plan to send National Guard troops to Arizona’s southern border after Customs and Border Protection closed the port of entry in Lukeville in response to a migrant surge.
More Arizona politics news
Dec. 4, 2023
Man in coat outside
The vote to expel New York Republican George Santos from the U.S. House of Representatives split Arizona’s Congressional delegation.
Dec. 1, 2023
Man in grey suit speaks
A federal inmate was charged Friday with attempted murder in the prison stabbing of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd.
Dec. 1, 2023
Pedro Quintana-Lujan
Goodyear police say Pedro Quintana-Lujan, 26, was driving a pickup truck hauling a trailer on Feb. 25 when the vehicle crashed into a group of bicyclists on the Cotton Lane Bridge, a busy highway in Goodyear.
Dec. 1, 2023
Lori Vallow Daybell
Sheriff Paul Penzone says a four-person team from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office made the 18-hour trek by car to Idaho to retrieve Vallow.
Nov. 30, 2023
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is in Texas this week for a meeting with border officers in Uvalde as that city and others along the U.S.-Mexico border are seeing a sharp rise in the number of migrants apprehended.
Nov. 30, 2023
Mesa Public Schools
Mesa Public Schools will install vape detectors in all of its middle and high school bathrooms. In a unanimous vote this week, the board also approved the installation of weapons detectors on those same campuses.
Nov. 29, 2023
Cochise County Courhouse in Bisbee
An Arizona state grand jury indicted Supervisors Tom Crosby and Peggy Judd in rural Cochise County for refusing to meet a state deadline to certify the county’s 2022 election results.
Nov. 29, 2023
The intersection of 19th and Peoria avenues
A list of 100 intersections where years of data say crashes are most likely to occur has been released by the Maricopa Association of Governments.
Nov. 29, 2023
CBP data shows the Tucson Sector has had the highest number of apprehensions border-wide for the last several months. Some 750 people were waiting for processing on Tuesday morning along the border in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
More news from the Fronteras Desk
Nov. 28, 2023


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