Stories tagged: "police misconduct"


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.

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.

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.

Photo courtesy Associated Press.
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.

Photo by Eva Rinaldi
Ice Cube Just Asked Tucson to Take Another Look at Their Police-Filming Ordinance

A unanimous vote in favor of an ordinance designed to curb the filming of crime scenes has received an outpouring of criticism online.

Protester wearing a jogger mask
What Delayed The Ahmaud Arbery Case? Misconduct, Questions and Law Enforcement Ties

Did shooting suspect Gregory McMichael get special treatment because he had been a longtime investigator at the Brunswick Circuit District Attorney's office?