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Gold Canyon man in custody after SWAT confrontation

Gold Canyon man in custody after SWAT confrontation

Man was armed with handguns and at least one rifle. 

February 22, 2015 2:57 pm
SWAT serves warrant in Reid Park Area

SWAT serves warrant in Reid Park Area

Midtown residents may have seen heavy police presence near Reid Park.

January 27, 2015 5:06 pm Photos


Controversial 'no-knock' warrants common in Tucson

Controversial 'no-knock' warrants common in Tucson

The 'no-knock' tactics can be dangerous and frightening to homes' occupants.

September 13, 2014 10:00 pm Photos



SWAT responds to barricaded man in midtown Tucson

A man has barricaded himself in a midtown home following a domestic violence incident, police said. 

March 24, 2014 5:04 pm
Tucson police officers get new trauma kits

Tucson police officers get new trauma kits

Someone with a serious medical emergency — a gunshot wound, stabbing, injuries from a crash — can confront Tucson police officers on any given day.

January 31, 2014 12:01 am Photos


SWAT responding to east side apartment complex

The Tucson Police Department's SWAT team has responded to an east side apartment complex to reports of a man with a gun who has fired several shots.

January 24, 2014 9:15 pm

Suicidal Tucson man shot and killed, sheriff’s official says

A north-side man, reported to be suicidal, was shot and killed Monday by a sheriff’s deputy.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am Related

Steller: Sometimes police aren't best to handle crisis calls

When Marty Maiden Sr. announced on Facebook Oct. 31 that he intended to end his life, his friends and family mobilized quickly.

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SWAT situation in midtown

Tucson police and U.S. marshals were at a SWAT situation in midtown Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

October 08, 2013 5:00 pm
Clarence Dupnik: SWAT teams hold the line between order and chaos

Clarence Dupnik: SWAT teams hold the line between order and chaos

When you confront mortality on a daily basis, you develop a deep appreciation for the gift of life.

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Steller: Let's learn something from Guerena killing

For more than two years, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department has steadfastly defended its performance in the investigation and raid that led to the death of Jose Guerena.

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Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth pops one up in practice at New York's Yankee Stadium ca. 1920s. A large man of large appetites, Ruth was never exactly svelte, but he was not always the overweight figure depicted later in his career. In the prime of his career he looked trim and athletic, but his fondness for hot …

September 28, 2013 8:53 pm
$3.4M settlement in deadly 2011 SWAT raid near Tucson

$3.4M settlement in deadly 2011 SWAT raid near Tucson

The family of a man killed in a barrage of gunfire during a SWAT raid at a home southwest of Tucson has settled a lawsuit with four police agencies involved in the operation.

September 20, 2013 12:00 am Related
Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

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Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Fugitive kills himself as marshals close in

June 28, 2013 12:00 am

Fugitive found dead in Tucson standoff

A fugitive, who barricaded himself in an eastside apartment Thursday, was found dead by SWAT officers.

June 27, 2013 7:33 pm

2 men are arrested in Safeway robbery

Tucson police arrested two men suspected of robbing a midtown Safeway, a department spokeswoman said Friday.

June 15, 2013 12:00 am

Attorneys in Guerena civil case told to be mindful

Long story short. The attorneys in Vanessa Guerena v. Pima County have to be very careful when they talk to the media for the forseeable future.

February 05, 2013 2:08 pm

Detectives hoping to find more evidence in Guerena drug case

A Pima County grand jury indicted Alejandro Guerena on nearly two dozen drug charges last March, but the sheriff's department isn't done with him yet.

January 25, 2013 1:46 pm

ATF dog mauled by pitbull during search of Tucson property

A service dog belonging to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was attacked by a pitbull Thursday morning while agents served a state warrant on one of two Tucson area properties.

January 24, 2013 1:04 pm

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