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Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: Where They Stand on Police Reform

Sen. Harris' platform called for increasing police funding to use toward body cameras, officer wellness, and more.

A federal officer stands in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse during a Black Lives Matter protest Friday, July 24, 2020, in Portland, Ore. On the streets of Portland, a strange armed conflict unfolds night after night. It is raw, frightening and painful on both sides of an iron fence separating the protesters on the outside and federal agents guarding a courthouse inside. This weekend, journalists for The Associated Press spent the weekend both outside, with the protesters, and inside the courthouse, with the federal agents, documenting the fight that has become an unlikely centerpiece of the protest movement gripping America. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Phoenix and Tucson Mayors Ask Trump Not to Send Federal Agents to Arizona

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Tucson Mayor Regina Romero joined over a dozen mayors across the country asking the Trump administration not to send federal agents to American cities.

school resource officer walking down school hallway
This School District Finally Decided to Not Have SROs on Campus

The Phoenix Union High School District announced it will not renew its contract with the police to provide school resource officers in its buildings.

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It’s Almost Been a Year Since Alicia Navarro Went Missing From Her Glendale Home. No One Knows Where She Is.

“If this would have been JonBenét Ramsey or a blonde-headed little girl, I feel like the media would put this on the news every damn day."

During a hearing by the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel about prevention and response to sexual assault in the military, Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., recounts her own experience while serving as a colonel in the Air Force, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, says she was raped in the Air Force by superior officer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
McConnell Keeps Churning Out New Judges. McSally is in Full Support.

GOP lawmakers like McSally and McConnell are rushing create a judiciary slanted against hard-won civil rights protections.

Maxima Guerrero
While DACA Survives SCOTUS, One Recipient Was Just Threatened With Deportation

Although no charges were filed against her, Máxima Guerrero's arrest last month nearly landed her in an immigration detention center.

Tucson mayor standing next to police chief as he speaks at podium
The Tucson Police Chief Offered to Resign Over a Man Dying in Custody. The Mayor Said No.

The chief offered his resignation a day after the death went public. The city council and city manager would have to approve resignation.