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2 Phoenix Officers Injured During Standoff with Gunman

Two officers with the Phoenix Police Department were injured during a standoff with a man who had "pistol whipped" a 69-year-old woman and threatened other residents in a home on Sunday night.

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Arizona Officer Paralyzed in Shooting Stands for First Time in 14 Years

He stood while serving on the honor guard and presenting the American flag during the opening ceremony at the Special Olympics Arizona.

Arizona Detention Officer Dies Following Attack by Inmate

A detention officer with the Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff's Office died Wednesday evening from injuries he suffered when an inmate attacked him.

Phoenix Police Officer to be Fired Over Controversial Shoplifting Stop

The decision comes after cell phone video was released showing an officer sweeping the leg of a handcuffed man, later identified as Dravon Ames.

450 Departments Nationwide Wear Pink Patches for Breast Cancer Awareness

Officers with an estimated 390 departments nationwide will wear pink uniform patches during the month in an effort to raise awareness—and money—for breast cancer research and treatment.

Task-Oriented Crowd Control

The Tucson Police Department has adjusted its tactics to actively address situations before they become riots.

Off-Duty Arizona Officer Dies in Ultralight Aircraft Crash

An off-duty sergeant with the Tucson Police Department died Wednesday morning when the ultralight aircraft he was piloting crashed in the town of Benson.

Phoenix PD Implements New Gun Pointing Policy, Announces More Mental Health Training and Full Rollout of Body Cameras

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.

Arizona Motor Officer Injured in Traffic Collision

A motor officer with the Glendale (AZ) Police Department was injured when his motorcycle was in a collision with another vehicle on Friday night.

Cop Killer Pleads Guilty to Killing AZ Officer, Avoids Death Penalty

A man pleaded guilty to all 39 charges in connection with the fatal shooting of Nogales, AZ, Officer Jesus Cordova in April 2018. Prosecutors had planned on pursuing the death penalty, but dropped it in exchange for the guilty plea.