Chief Williams said she expects the new "Pointed Gun at Person" (PGP) reports will help the department track how many times officers can de-escalate potentially deadly situations.
August 19, 2019
Black Lives Matter announced on Facebook that they will rally at Mesa police headquarters in response to two recent events that have come under criticism for excessive force.
June 8, 2018
A murder suspect led officers on a high-speed chase through Phoenix Wednesday, sometimes going against traffic, until an undercover officer rammed the vehicle.
March 16, 2017
The reporting of use-of-force by law enforcement across the country is fragmented, according to a news investigation, and the DOJ wants to change that.
November 13, 2015
The Phoenix Police Department has now joined a number of agencies around the country that are considering or have already penned a policy dictating how officers should react when faced with a fleeing suspect. The Phoenix department currently has no written guidelines of the sort.
October 12, 2015
The Phoenix Police Sergeants and Lieutenants Association is disappointed in the findings and says it does not factor in the split-second decision the sergeant who shot Cusseaux had to make.
September 18, 2015
Daimen Irizarry, 31, claimed he acted in fear for his life when he peeled out in a supermarket parking lot after Gilbert PD's Lt. Eric Shuhandler was shot in the face and left for dead.
October 15, 2010
ICE notified local law enforcement agencies and border agents that the white SUV was registered to a Rio Rico address, as the vehicle raced southbound on Interstate 19.
August 20, 2010
A Gilbert police lieutenant was mortally wounded when a suspect with an outstanding warrant shot him from inside a work truck he pulled over for an obscured license plate.
January 29, 2010