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Judge: Maricopa sheriff's staff to get corrected statement on Arpaio case

PHOENIX — A federal judge ordered Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to immediately issue a statement correcting mischaracterizations his staff made about court findings in a racial-profiling case, according to court documents filed Thursday.

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Paul Gattone: Officer involved shootings need independent review

Paul Gattone: Officer involved shootings need independent review

I hope that other readers are as disturbed as I was at reading the recent article about the number of law-enforcement shootings in Tucson and Pima County (“Most officer-involved shootings last year deemed OK,” March 9).

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Pima County deputies to target former speed-cam zones

Pima County deputies to target former speed-cam zones

Photo enforcement cameras in Pima County are no longer in use, but that doesn’t give drivers license to speed.

January 31, 2014 3:00 pm Related

Man fatally shot in deputy involved shooting

An armed robbery suspect was killed and another was injured in a shooting involving a Pinal County Sheriff's deputy Monday morning. 

December 23, 2013 8:48 am

Sheriff's department investigating body found on SW side

The Pima County Sheriff's Department is investigating a body found in the desert on the far southwest side. 

December 09, 2013 10:53 am
Pima County jail officer arrested

Pima County jail officer arrested

A Pima County jail officer was arrested Friday on suspicion of having sexual contact with female inmates, the department said.

December 06, 2013 4:31 pm
Pinal Sheriff: Inmate killed cellmate to stay in prison

Pinal Sheriff: Inmate killed cellmate to stay in prison

A Florence prison inmate suspected of killing his cellmate did so to stay in prison, not because of a fight as initially suspected, authorities say.

November 26, 2013 8:42 am Related
Pinal County: Suspected impaired driver crashes into DUI task force vehicle

Pinal County: Suspected impaired driver crashes into DUI task force vehicle

A Casa Grande woman suspected of driving while impaired by alcohol was arrested Sunday night after crashing into a Pinal County Sheriff's Office vehicle working as part of a DUI task force. 

November 04, 2013 10:57 am
Pima County sheriff’s K-9 dies after freak accident

Pima County sheriff’s K-9 dies after freak accident

A sheriff’s department K-9 had to be euthanized after a freak off-duty accident Tuesday.

September 13, 2013 2:23 pm Photos

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Arizona woman accused of abandoning dogs in desert

Arizona woman accused of abandoning dogs in desert

PHOENIX — A Mesa-area woman has been arrested on animal cruelty charges accusing her of abandoning two dogs in the desert.

June 13, 2013 1:39 pm Related

Certification revoked for 2 law enforcement officers from Tucson

Two law enforcement officers had their state credentials revoked last week.

May 21, 2013 1:48 pm
Pima County deputies seek man in burglary NW of Tucson

Pima County deputies seek man in burglary NW of Tucson

Deputies with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department are looking for a man in connection to a home burglary on Tucson’s northwest side.

March 05, 2013 4:28 pm
Arrest made in brawl at Tucson's Outlaw Saloon

Arrest made in brawl at Tucson's Outlaw Saloon

An arrest has been made in the assault of three people outside the Outlaw Saloon on Feb. 17, the sheriff’s department said Friday.

March 01, 2013 3:16 pm Video Photos

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Sheriff Arpaio breaks shoulder in fall

PHOENIX (AP) — The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America has suffered a broken left shoulder.

February 28, 2013 5:23 pmLoading…
Arpaio aims to put armed posse at schools

Arpaio aims to put armed posse at schools

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced plans to deploy an armed volunteer posse to protect Phoenix-area students in the wake of the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.

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Deputies help put out fire at Green Valley apartments

Two Pima County sheriff’s deputies helped evacuate elderly residents from an apartment complex during a fire on Wednesday evening in Green Valley.

December 27, 2012 1:21 pm

Man shot and killed by Pima sheriff's deputy

A Pima County sheriff’s deputy fired in self-defense at a man who pointed a handgun at him after a traffic stop Friday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

November 16, 2012 5:39 pm

Babeu: Armed volunteer posse to target smugglers

FLORENCE — Pinal County’s sheriff plans to create an armed, all-volunteer posse to help spot drug smugglers and do intelligence support.

October 11, 2012 1:02 pmLoading…
Escaped Pima County jail inmate captured

Escaped Pima County jail inmate captured

An inmate who escaped from the Pima County jail Wednesday night was captured on the south side shortly after midnight.

October 11, 2012 8:20 am Related
Report: Sheriff Dever impaired at time of fatal crash

Report: Sheriff Dever impaired at time of fatal crash

FLAGSTAFF — Authorities say the Cochise County sheriff who lost control of his vehicle in northern Arizona and died had alcohol in his system.

October 05, 2012 4:09 pm

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