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Slain Phoenix Officer 'Absolutely Loved His Job'

May 27, 2010
The 29-year-old had worked for the department for 4 1/2 years. He was married, had a 2-year-old daughter and a 2-week-old son.

Tactical Team Apprehends Suspect Who Shot Phoenix Officer

May 26, 2010
The officer was searching with his female partner for a suspect who parked a vehicle and covered it with a tarp. Police had connected the vehicle to a shots-fired report.

Phoenix Officer Is Second To Sue In Federal Court to Overturn Immigration Law

May 18, 2010
In his claim, Salgado says enforcing the law means he would violate the rights of Hispanics and be forced to expend his own time and resources to familiarize himself with the law's requirements.

How It All Began: Miranda v. Arizona

May 11, 2010

The genesis of the Miranda warnings can be traced to March 13, 1963, when Ernesto Arturo Miranda was arrested by officers of the Phoenix Police Department for stealing $4 from a bank worker and for the kidnap and rape of another woman.

Miranda Warning Issues

May 11, 2010

Miranda warnings are triggered by a simple formula: Custody + Interrogation = The requirement for Miranda warnings. A motorist is not in "custody" for Miranda purposes when he or she is detained for an ordinary traffic stop.

Phoenix Officers' Rep Says Law Tells Chiefs to 'Get Out of the Way' on Immigration

April 27, 2010
Arizona's new immigration law does not mandate that law enforcement officers get involved in "routine immigration enforcement," the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association's Mark Spencer told a local radio host.

Arizona Immigration Law Gives Officers Ability to Detain Suspected Illegals

April 23, 2010
Arizona officers will now be required "when practicable" to detain people they suspect are in the country illegally and verify their status with federal officials unless doing so would hinder an investigation or emergency medical treatment.

Phoenix K-9 Officer Honored For Rescuing Abducted Girl on Christmas

December 29, 2009
The decisive action of Phoenix K-9 officer Mike Burns resulted in the return of a 5-year-old girl, who was abducted by a parolee on Christmas Day, AZCentral.com reports.

Phoenix Police's Fourth Eurocopter AS350 Will Assist Pursuits

November 5, 2009
The unit operates 14 hours a day, seven days a week and covers more than 500 square miles. The unit's scope has been expanded to include search and rescue missions as well as firefighting responsibilities.

Arizona Men Tried to Steal Drugs while Dressed as Cops

October 13, 2009
Police said two armed men, pretending to be officers, invaded a south Phoenix home Monday and attempted to steal drugs being kept in the home.

Phoenix Crime Scene Unit Now Accredited

September 24, 2009
Phoenix became the only municipal police department in the country - and one of nine agencies in the world - to have its mobile crime-scene specialists accredited by the same agency that lends credibility to crime labs. The hope is that the designation will help the department maintain consistent investigative standards in an era of rising public interest.

Finding Uniforms to Fit Women

July 10, 2009

Like many women in law enforcement, Officer Lori Connelly of the Phoenix Police Department has had difficulty finding uniforms that properly fit her. So she was pleasantly surprised at the better options female officers now have for uniform shirts, tactical pants and other gear. She tried out the apparel for her "Women's Wear," which appears in the July 2009 issue. What she found may pleasantly surprise you.

Killer of Phoenix Officer Gets Death Penalty

May 28, 2009

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury deliberated barely three hours before agreeing to the death penalty for convicted cop killer Donald Delahanty on Wednesday. It might have been a foregone conclusion. Delahanty, 22, was found guilty May 5 of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Phoenix police Officer David Uribe during a traffic stop in May 2005.

Phoenix Officers: Discrimination Claims Not Accurate Portrayal of Police

April 23, 2009
A group of 20 supervisors, retired officers and civilian staff spoke out Wednesday in response to racial-discrimination allegations which they said unfairly painted Phoenix police as racist.

Phoenix Police Get OK to Seek Grants

April 16, 2009
The grant wish-list approved Tuesday by the Phoenix City Council included a $7.2 million application for part of a competitive law-enforcement grant the city could use to hire 25 new police officers to break through the current hiring freeze.

Phoenix Police Aim to Curb ID Theft by Withholding Report Info

January 9, 2009
Personal identifying information such as names of injured victims, birth dates of criminals and the addresses where crimes are committed will be redacted completely from the written public record in some cases, officials said Wednesday.

Phoenix PD Expands Patrol Rifle Inventory

October 2, 2008

Phoenix council members on Wednesday approved a request for the police department to purchase 60 Bushmaster AR-15 rifles from Clyde Armory at a cost of $44,813.28. Officials anticipate having the order fulfilled in time for the first set of 20 officers to train with the rifles in early November.

Arizona Officer Dies After Charity Boxing Match

September 18, 2008
A 22-year-old Phoenix police officer who collapsed after boxing a firefighter during a charity bout at Fort McDowell Casino has died.

How to Crack Down on Street Racing

June 1, 2006

Street racing of automobiles has been an American tradition since the early 1950s and probably long before. It’s not hard to imagine the first owners of Model T Fords staring each other down as they ran their “Tin Lizzies” down the rutted roads of the early 20th century. But the hey-day of street racing was the “I Like Ike” era when kids in souped-up Chevys and Fords would race for car titles and teenage glory.

Does Community Policing Work?

December 1, 2005

If there is a sacred cow grazing in the field of law enforcement, it can be named in two words: community policing.

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