Hate crimes in Arizona increased by 26% in 2019, but experts say the numbers do not provide an accurate representation of incidents as participation is not required by law.
Local activists say the differences in handling of racial justice activists and far-right protesters highlight disparities embedded in the system.
All pending cases in the county for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana, paraphernalia, or marijuana concentrates will be dismissed.
Criminal justice reform under Gunnigle includes an end to the cash bail system and ending the practice of prosecuting for low-level marijuana offenses.
The measure would allow anyone with less serious marijuana-related offenses to petition to have their criminal records expunged.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said his original plan to equip troopers with body cams fell through due to the pandemic.
Jamaar Williams of BLM Metro Phoenix said defunding and disbanding police departments is neither radical nor unrealistic.
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