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Heroes Day honors local first responders

Heroes Day honors local first responders

Several selected for their courageous actions.

September 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Demotion reversed for Tucson police officer over provocative videos

Demotion reversed for Tucson police officer over provocative videos

Tucson's Civil Service Commission reinstates Diana Lopez to lieutenant.

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Marana police get new heat-detection cameras

Marana police get new heat-detection cameras

Five cameras now being used by officers.

July 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Officer facing DUI charge no longer UA employee

Officer facing DUI charge no longer UA employee

Driving UA vehicle when he hit wall.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am Related
Ex-jail officer cleared of charges in bar brawl

Ex-jail officer cleared of charges in bar brawl

Former corrections officer John Hyatt acquitted of assault charges. The defense said he was trying to stop the fight.

June 20, 2014 4:00 pm

Law & order briefs

Woman found dead in desert is identified

June 07, 2014 12:00 am

Ex-Tucson police officer's rape trial now in jury's hands

The credibility of the victim was the focus of much of the closing arguments on Thursday in the trial of a former Tucson police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson City Council accepts TPD lieutenant’s rank restoration

Tucson City Council accepts TPD lieutenant’s rank restoration

Tucson won’t challenge a court ruling restoring the rank of a police lieutenant demoted for sharing sexually explicit pictures of herself with a subordinate officer.

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South Tucson leaders miffed by ACLU's demands on SB 1070

The South Tucson City Council agreed to an overhaul of the Police Department’s immigration policy in the months since the American Civil Liberties Union filed a claim over how the agency has implemented SB 1070, but it hesitated on Monday night to accept the ACLU’s proposed changes wholesale.

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Boy, 3, pulled from Sahuarita pool dies

A 3-year-old boy pulled from a swimming pool in Sahuarita on May 6 died Sunday, police said.

May 13, 2014 6:53 pm

Boy, 3, pulled from Sahuarita pool dies

A 3-year-old boy pulled from a swimming pool May 6 in Sahuarita died Sunday, police said.

May 13, 2014 5:49 pm
South Tucson pauses before SB 1070 settlement

South Tucson pauses before SB 1070 settlement

The South Tucson City Council has agreed to an overhaul of the police department’s immigration policy in the months since the American Civil Liberties Union filed a claim over how the agency has implemented SB 1070.

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Wrongway-driver, off-duty policeman killed in Tempe wreck

Wrongway-driver, off-duty policeman killed in Tempe wreck

TEMPE — An off-duty Mesa police officer driving home from work and a wrong-way driver who may have been impaired were killed early Monday morning in a head-on collision on a Phoenix-area freeway ramp. The 911 calls began coming in around 12:30 a.m. as the wrong-way driver's SUV headed do…

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Tucson police officer bitten, another hit with rock in scuffle with suspects

A Tucson police officer was bitten in the fingers and another was hit in the head with a rock in a scuffle with two suspects on Tucson's south side. 

May 05, 2014 3:24 pm
Most people deported through Arizona caught at border

Most people deported through Arizona caught at border

Nearly 80 percent of Arizona deportations last fiscal year came from people caught at the border — higher than the 64 percent nationwide, data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement show.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Lt. Maria Hawke

Lt. Maria Hawke

Tucson police Lieutenant Maria Hawke, pictured here as an officer in 2003.

April 21, 2014 10:28 am

Man killed by Sierra Vista officer during traffic stop ID'd

A man shot and killed by a Sierra Vista police officer during a traffic stop Sunday was identified as Lauro Jesus Avechuco, officials said.

April 15, 2014 4:45 pm
Former TPD officer cites sexual harassment in claim

Former TPD officer cites sexual harassment in claim

A former Tucson police officer has filed a $2 million claim against the city saying she was a victim of sexual harassment while on the force.

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Barbara LaWall: Allegation of County Attorney's Office bias is unsupported

Barbara LaWall: Allegation of County Attorney's Office bias is unsupported

In the March 19 guest opinion (“Officer-involved shootings should require independent review”), Paul Gattone advocates for an independent civilian review of officer-involved shootings to determine whether the law-enforcement officers should be prosecuted. My office already provides that inde…

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