Stories tagged: "Phoenix Police"


State Trooper Who Killed Dion Johnson on Paid Administrative Leave as Prosecutors Review Case

The County Attorney’s Office received findings this week from an investigation into the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old Black man on Memorial Day weekend.

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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.

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Phoenix Police Union Boss to Chief Williams: Chokeholds Aren’t ‘Viewed Negatively’

The Phoenix police union is pushing back on the department chief’s decision to ban the use of chokeholds by its officers.

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Record Number Of Phoenix Police Shootings Add Fuel To The Fire Of Protests

Phoenix police shot at more people in 2018 than police in New York City, a place with 7 million more residents.

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Phoenix City Council Reschedules Budget Vote After Public Demands It Defunds Police

The vote was rescheduled after more than 600 people spent hours 110-degree weather to demand the council take steps towards police accountability.

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Activists Call for Phoenix to Defund Police, Give More Money to Oversight Amid Protests

The proposed budget only allocates $400,000 to civilian oversight efforts, compared to the $3 million supporters say they need.

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Sheriffs Once Again Defy Governor’s Order for Arizonans to Stay Home

Gov. Doug Ducey’s sudden curfew imposed on Arizonans following a series of mostly peaceful protests. Here’s how mayors and law enforcement responded.