The Pinal County (AZ) Sheriff's Office has a new partnership with Securus Technologies to bring technology to the inmates at the Adult Detention Center. Inmates are now able to use tablets to help advance their education and gain new skills while they are incarcerated.
July 31, 2019
The camera automatically starts recording when an officer draws the gun from the holster.
November 13, 2018
Since mid-2017, the Phoenix police department has been using high-powered in-house technology to compare bullet casings from multiple crime scenes. Investigators previously had to run the technology outside of the department, which could tack weeks onto an investigation.
January 19, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ, Police used a drone to track down three missing kids who planned to run away after they left an after-school program.
November 3, 2017
The Arizona Department of Public Safety has spent more than $2 million on virtual training simulators, designed to immerse officers in real-world scenarios.
December 20, 2016
Some residents and council members have called for the city to instead use the money to speed up police hiring or restore pay and benefits for officers who took cuts the past six years.
May 3, 2016
DPS says Fallon will help provide calm and comfort to distressed detectives at the Arizona Counter Terrorism Intelligence Center. The 2-year-old dog has a number of special skills, including the ability to sniff out "digital evidence."
February 19, 2016
As the war against terrorism continues, the Phoenix Police Department is one of the few agencies in the country offering specific training for its officers on gathering intelligence online to spot potential threats.
January 5, 2016
"We have to abide by the Arizona state law when it comes to releasing public records information," said Flagstaff Deputy Chief Walter Miller, who said officials sought legal advice before determining that they had to release the video under Arizona law.
January 16, 2015
Hackers have attacked the City of Phoenix internet system and over the weekend caused a disruption to the police department's computers. Officers couldn't access data via computers in their cars for 45 minutes.
October 28, 2014
Audit of the Phoenix Police Aviation Unit shows they can function with less aircraft, saving the city over $3 million.
July 20, 2014
A new program being used by the Arizona Department of Public Safety K-9 officers allows officers to monitor their dogs' temperature and location with the help of an Android app.
June 2, 2014
Phoenix police say the incident began as a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle in north Phoenix. The pursuit continued into downtown Phoenix, where the suspects pulled into an underground garage at CityScape, bailed and carjacked another vehicle.
March 18, 2014
Phoenix Police Chief Daniel V. Garcia said the mourners had come to remember a man whose passions included his friends, his family and most of all, his work with Phoenix police.
March 10, 2014
The pug and police dog appeared to be barking at each other before officers "shooed" the pug away.
March 6, 2014