A legislative panel wants the Arizona Department of Corrections to provide more detailed information on why its correctional officers are leaving the agency, where they’re going and why.
In the midst of a brewing controversy over sex education in Arizona schools, Gov. Doug Ducey’s task force that aims to examine ways to better protect children from sexual abuse had its second meeting.
Local prosecutors wield extraordinary, often unchecked, power that extends beyond their counties and reaches the entire state of Arizona. Prosecutors decide who gets charged with a crime and, because the vast majority of criminal cases end in a plea deal, who gets convicted.
About two dozen members of the public got their first chance to speak their mind at a legislative committee exploring reforms to sentencing and other aspects of Arizona’s criminal justice system, discussing the need...
The Arizona Department of Corrections is not off to a good start on its plan to slash the number of open correctional officer jobs by two-thirds this fiscal year.
A poorly redacted document has revealed that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning to build a “hyper realistic” depiction of a “city in Arizona” so it can better train its officers for “combat” in urban settings.
Mesa Mayor John Giles said he has spoken to friends, neighbors and strangers – including many conservatives – who he said support universal background checks on gun purchases, particularly after a string of mass shootings last month.
Ten days after a shooting at a Benson hospital led the Arizona Department of Public Safety to find a flaw in their duty pistols, the agency’s top lawyer sent a letter to the firearm manufacturer demanding that they “preserve evidence.”
A task force created by Gov. Doug Ducey that aims to look into cases of childhood sexual abuse and help guide lawmakers on possible changes to state laws involving victims in Arizona had its first meeting Thursday afternoon.