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Route 66 License Plate Named Best Plate

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For the third time, Arizona has won the “Best Plate Award” for our Historic Route 66 custom license plate. source

Why Prisoners Are Spending Their Sentences Taming Horses

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Campfire, smoking restricted across western, central Arizona

by AZPSC News Feed
Restrictions are being implemented Thursday by the Prescott National Forest, the state Department of Forestry and Fire Management and the Phoenix District of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. source

Deadly crash involving wrong-way driver shuts down I-10/I-17 transition

by AZPSC News Feed
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the wrong-way driver, only described now as a man, was pronounced dead at the scene. source

Arizona law enforcement reports slight uptick in Memorial Day DUI arrests

by AZPSC News Feed
PHOENIX — More people were arrested this year than last for a DUI over Memorial Day weekend, figures from law enforcement released Tuesday said. The Arizona Governor’s Office for Highway Safety said 552 people were arrested by a statewide task force over the holiday weekend, up from 499 in 2016. “Overall, it was a good enforcement, but at the same time, I think our officers, our sheriff’s deputies and our troopers saved some lives by making traffic stops,” Alberto Gutier with the office said. The office said 479 people were charged with misdemeanor DUI, 119 were charged with extreme DUI […]

Update: One Dead One Injured In Shooting Near Wedding Reception Tucson News Now

by AZPSC News Feed
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – Tucson police said 24-year-old Xavier Fragoso was shot and killed and another man was injured during an altercation near Park Avenue and East Silverlake. Officers found two men shot in the 1100 block of East 32nd Street just after 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 28, according to Tucson police. Fragoso was pronounced dead on the scene. The other man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital. Detectives said Fragoso was driving at a high rate of speed, and nearly struck a person who was leaving a wedding reception. Fragoso stopped his vehicle and […]

Arizona gun laws in L.A.? It could happen

by AZPSC News Feed
Californians have a lot on the line in the next congressional debate about America’s gun laws. Two bills stacked with legislative sponsors — HB 38 in the House, SB 446 in the Senate — would override our state’s longstanding rules governing who is allowed to carry a concealed, loaded firearm in public. These bills, both called the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, would dictate that if a person can carry a concealed weapon in any state, that person could carry it everywhere in America. This should be a call to action for all Californians concerned about keeping their families safe. Twelve […]

‘Buckle Up Arizona…It’s the Law!’ enforcement campaign

by AZPSC News Feed
Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am ‘Buckle Up Arizona…It’s the Law!’ enforcement campaign In an effort to save more lives on Arizona’s roadways this month the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is partnering with the Glendale Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies to enforce Arizona’s seat belt and child safety seat laws. Arizona presently conducts enforcement under a secondary seat belt law and a primary child safety seat law. The enforcement campaign is based upon high visibility traffic enforcement with a “zero-tolerance” approach towards seat belt and child safety seat usage. As part of a the national […]

Anti-Muslim Extremist Is Training Police In Arizona

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An anti-Muslim bigot and conspiracy theorist is being paid thousands of dollars in public funds this week to train Arizona law enforcement officers about the “jihadi” threat in the U.S., despite calls for the training to be canceled.  The Mesa Police Department is hosting John Guandolo ― a disgraced former FBI agent with deep ties to anti-Muslim hate groups ― at a police facility for a three-day seminar titled, “Understanding and Investigating the Jihadi Network.”  The Council on American-Islamic Relations this month launched an online petition ― now with more than 2,000 signatures ― calling for the training to be […]

Law-enforcement training on ‘jihadi threat’ spurs criticism

by AZPSC News Feed
Interim Mesa Police Chief Michael Dvorak said this will be the last occurrence of this specific training allowed at a Mesa Police Department training facility.(Photo: City of Mesa) An upcoming “anti-jihad” law-enforcement seminar in Mesa funded by a Maricopa County Attorney’s Office grant has resurrected concerns from Muslim-American leaders  that such training exercises are Islamophobic. “Understanding and Investigating the Jihadi Threat” is to be presented by John Guandolo, a controversial former FBI agent who created Understanding the Threat, an organization that focuses on threats posed by Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. The Council on American-Islamic Relations earlier this month urged […]