Stories tagged: "police"


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Mesa Woman Nixed From RNC Schedule After Tweeting Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theory

Mary Ann Mendoza was scheduled to speak about her support for President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration policies.

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.

Black Organizing Project Youth Leader Imani Snodgrass advocating for equal rights during their car caravan in early June. Community members visited the homes of Oakland school board members to urge them to support removing police from schools. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Sin Photography/Black Organizing Project)
This Group Has Been Fighting to Remove Cops From Schools for Over a Decade

The Phoenix Union High School District is considering joining with districts nationwide in ending its contract to have police officers on campus.

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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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Scottsdale Police Say Hundreds of Tips Led to Charges Against YouTuber Jake Paul

Police have placed criminal charges against YouTuber Jake Paul for joining crowds who gathered in Scottsdale as part of a popular uprising to demand police be held accountable for violence against Black Americans.

Arizona National Guardsmen disembark from military vehicles near the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Phoenix, where there have been several days of protests over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by Minneapolis police.
Hundreds More National Guard Troops Descend on Arizona After Trump’s Call for Violence Against Protesters

Lawmakers say Trump's call for "an overwhelming law enforcement presence" will only lead to more violence against protesters.

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Domestic Dispute Ends in Shootout: Officer and Suspect Both Killed

The injured officers were taken to a nearby hospital and are reported to be in stable condition.