By Jessica Perez Over the last few years our roads have become more dangerous than ever before. While the state of Arizona continues to grow, so does the number of car accidents. Shortsighted solutions like the implementation of ticketing cameras have been discussed. Still, is the lack of police officers in traffic enforcement departments one of the causes to our … Read More
By Councilwoman Solange Whitehead Catch the full video here.
It has been a difficult climate for law enforcement for the last few years. Since the George Floyd murder and resulting protests across the country and world, there has been a general ethos of categorizing all law enforcement in the same bucket of excess and impropriety from a large portion of the political left. As we know, there are certainly … Read More
Law enforcement has a difficult job, and one that is even more difficult when it’s within the walls of a school. They have to walk a fine line between maintaining a degree of order and decency while also letting kids be kids and not prompting a response that could be quite damaging for the psyches of other children. Well the … Read More
Scottsdale police are not immune from celebrity sightings; history is filled with quite a few examples of various celebrities (mainly professional athletes) who have too many drinks, get behind a wheel and quickly learn that driving under the influence isn’t acceptable in Arizona, regardless of how big your paychecks are. SPD recently had a more congenial … Read More
Photo Credit: YourValley.net Due to a recent uptick in violent and gun-related crime in Old Town Scottsdale, the Scottsdale Police Department recently released new proposed rules aimed at attempting to reverse this crime increase. The problem stems from past attempts to tackle crime inside of and around nightclubs after the 2013 stabbing death of an Old Town bouncer. Attempts to … Read More
By Alexander Lomax In what could be well described as a bombshell, the Department of Justice announced the beginning of an investigation into the Phoenix Police Department over allegations of brutality against numerous different groups, including protestors, the homeless, and minorities. Mayor Kate Gallego released a statement of general support, while also touting attempts at increased transparency that have occurred … Read More