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Plan to equip all DPS officers with body cameras has some public advocates skeptical

Some groups want assurances that DPS will use the cameras for the public good, not solely to protect officers.

Court says Mexicans cannot sue Border Patrol agents in fatal shootings

A ruling on Tuesday about a cross-border shooting in Texas could affect a decision on a similar case that took place in Arizona.

Phoenix Council votes 5-4 for civilian oversight of police

The vote came after dozens of mostly Hispanic and African American community members spoke for a citizen review board with investigative powers.

Judge caps time CBP can hold migrants in ‘degrading’ Tucson centers

The ruling noted overcrowding, a lack of sleeping areas or blankets, a lack of showers and other problems.

Border Patrol union VP on relationship with Trump

Since the president took office, he has met with Art Del Cueto several times.

Border officials: No cultural sites where border explosions are taking place

A Tucson Sector official said on Twitter the detonations are happening in areas disturbed by the last border fence project.

Pima County Supervisors reject Operation Stonegarden funds

The federal grants totaled nearly $2 million.

Pima County supervisors reject federal Operation Stonegarden money

Sheriff Mark Napier says the aid, which is tied to immigration-related law enforcement, helps fight drug trafficking.

Court upholds ruling against state prisons for poor inmate health care

The court characterized the Department of Corrections as "deliberately indifferent" to inmate health care.

Maricopa County agrees to pay other side's legal costs in racial profiling case

The payment is tied to a lawsuit against the sheriff’s office for profiling Latino drivers.

Worker morale at Homeland Security climbs, but not everywhere

A nonprofit found falling worker satisfaction in sub-agencies that deal with immigration.

Tackling opioid addiction with treatment, not arrest

Police in Southern Arizona are embracing programs to help people break the cycle of addiction without resorting to the criminal justice system.

Judge overseeing Border Patrol trial may order tents for Tucson Sector

Government attorneys said the number of families seeking asylum in the sector is already far higher than the last fiscal year.

US sending Mexican migrants 1,000 miles from border

Mexicans accounted for half of the arrests and people stopped at the U.S. border in December.

Trial over treatment of migrants in Border Patrol custody begins

Advocates are alleging inhumane treatment at many of the agency's short-term detention centers in Arizona.

Fentanyl seizures up nearly 75% in Pinal County

Sheriff Mark Lamb describes how the drug is impacting the county.

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