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2 Officers Shot in Tucson OIS, Suspect Dead

December 1, 2016
Two Tucson, AZ, police officers attempting to arrest a man on an aggravated assault warrant were shot when they exchanged gunfire with the suspect, who was killed.

Tucson Police Station Standoff Ends Peacefully with Suspect's Arrest

January 7, 2016
Arizona police say a man threatening to detonate his recreational vehicle outside a Tucson police substation was arrested without incident after a nearly 10-hour standoff yesterday.

Video: Man Threatens to Explode RV at Tucson Police Station, Standoff in Progress

January 6, 2016
Several agencies are on the scene after a man claiming to be armed with weapons and explosives showed up at the Tucson Police Department substation.

Man Threatens to Explode RV at Tucson Police Station, Standoff in Progress

January 6, 2016
Several agencies are on the scene after a man claiming to be armed with weapons and explosives showed up at the Tucson Police Department substation. More Here.

Tucson Man's Facebook Post About Traffic Stop Goes Viral

October 30, 2015
A Tucson, AZ, man's Facebook post about a recent positive experience during a traffic stop is going viral.

Arizona Officers Targeted in Drive-By Shooting

May 11, 2015
Gunshots were fired at two Tucson, Ariz., police officers conducting traffic enforcement Sunday morning near downtown, police say.

Beyond CIT

October 24, 2014

When it comes to the mentally ill, many police departments are finding themselves reluctantly cast as community "caregivers of last resort." Two agencies in Southern Arizona have developed a better way to respond.

Video: Tucson Officer Fired for Pointing Gun at Clerk

July 17, 2013
A Tucson (Ariz.) Police officer on probationary status was fired Tuesday for pointing a gun at a convenience store clerk while intoxicated. The agency confirmed the firing 23-year-old Kyle McCartin on its Facebook page.

Intoxicated Officer Points Gun at Clerk

July 17, 2013
A Tucson (Ariz.) Police officer on probationary status was fired Tuesday for pointing a gun at a convenience store clerk while intoxicated. Read the full story here.

Ariz. Law Requires Police to Sell Buyback Guns

April 30, 2013
Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Monday aimed specifically at halting Tucson's practice of allowing police to destroy guns that people voluntarily surrender through buyback programs.

Activist To Hand Out Shotguns In High-Crime Areas

March 27, 2013
A Tucson, Ariz., activist said he plans to hand out free shotguns in three high-crime neighborhoods to help citizens and police deter criminal activity. A city councilman called the plan "absolute lunacy."

Electronic Evidence Management

February 22, 2013

Managing evidence is one of law enforcement's most critical tasks. Automating evidence management enables property room personnel to know where their evidence is and why.

Ariz. Lt. Demoted for Racy Photos, Video

February 5, 2013
A Tucson (Ariz.) Police lieutenant has been demoted to sergeant, after an internal investigation revealed she sent racy photos and a video to another officer.

Wounded Ariz. Cop Leaves Hospital

December 20, 2012
A Tucson (Ariz.) Police officer shot in the head while responding to a residential alarm call has left the hospital and hopes to return to duty within six months.

Ariz. Sgt. Shot In Head Critical

November 19, 2012
A Tucson (Ariz.) Police sergeant was shot in the head, after responding to a residential alarm early Sunday morning.

Feds Investigate Ford CVPI Steering Failure

September 17, 2012
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a preliminary evaluation of a steering failure on Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptors in the 2005-2008 model years. A possible recall could affect as many as 195,000 vehicles.

Tucson Cop Faces Termination for On-Duty DUI

May 23, 2012
A four-year Tucson Police officer could lose her job for driving to work while severely intoxicated on Tuesday morning. Officer Lynsey Coutts was arrested after registering a BAC of 0.235, nearly three times the legal limit.

Mission Critical Conversations

March 27, 2012

The Columbine High School massacre underscored what can happen when tactical teams cannot communicate. Fast-forward 13 years, and such incompatibility still exists for many tactical teams, particularly those in mid-size to small departments.

Feds Fund Hiring of 1,000 Local Officers

September 29, 2011
The DOJ's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office awarded the grants to 238 law enforcement agencies and municipalities. The awards will create or help preserve 1,021 sworn law enforcement positions.

Tucson Home Invasions: Marine Double-Cross

August 17, 2010

Tucson PD officers responding to a suspicious-activity call of armed men in a residential alley were met with two heavily armed former marines just home from Iraq. According to the initial investigation, one marine double-crossed his buddy on a drug deal, by bringing in a third crew to rob the "hydro weed." One was a skilled markesmen with a heavy duty arsenal determined to fight, when the high-powered rifle malfunctioned. Responding officers used airborne and K-9 units to search unpaved alleys and scrub brush between the homes, where the suspects were eventually apprehended by the home invasion unit. Crime scene photos courtesy of Tucson PD.

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