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Seeking to increase transparency, TPD releases data showing disproportionate use of force against Black people

Data from the department reveal officers use force against Black people at four times the rate used against white people.

Laura Conover on reforming the Pima County Attorney’s Office

The Democratic nominee runs unopposed on November's ballot.

'We are not animals': Letter details how Tucson prison became COVID-19 hot spot

In a 22-page letter, a military veteran incarcerated at ASPC-Tucson describes a chaotic pandemic behind bars.

Cold case office for missing and murdered Indigenous peoples opens in Phoenix

The office is one of seven connected to a national MMIP task force called Operation Lady Justice.

Crimes in Tucson, Phoenix fell in second quarter, as COVID-19 took hold

While property crimes fell, both cities saw an increase in aggravated assaults.

Tucson man dies in police custody

The man was unresponsive when police found him and did not respond to efforts to resuscitate him.

Tucson police contract extended one year

Council members want early reports on talks toward the next agreement

Domestic abuse center won't turn away those with COVID-19

Emerge! CEO says they're relying more on solitary shelter spaces to encourage social distancing.

City Council meeting canceled over video of the death of person in Tucson police custody

A City Council meeting was canceled after seeing video of the incident, and three officers have reportedly resigned.

Tucson Police Department policies draw scrutiny amid calls for change

Advocates for defunding TPD say reforms the department casts as "progressive" don't go far enough.

Arizona courts lean on technology as they transition back to in-person proceedings

The bulk of Pima County cases have been postponed, and one administrator expects a "tsunami of cases" when courts fully resume.

Participants speak out about missing and murdered Indigenous peoples in listening session

Tribal leaders and advocates called for a stronger response to the crisis of Indigenous Americans experiencing violence.

'Good job, Doug!' Trump praises Gov. Ducey's handling of protests

Ducey joined other governors in a Monday conference call to discuss the response to protests that have spread across the country.

Local law enforcement condemn police actions in death of George Floyd

Pima County and Tucson officials spoke out against the actions of officers in Minneapolis. Phoenix protesters took to the streets.

Listening session scheduled about missing and murdered Indigenous people

The presidential task force's teleconference will listen to the stories of tribal leaders and others.

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