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The Magazine

January/February 2022

Featured Articles

New Year, New Challenges

Happy new year! I’m sure many of you are looking forward to a new year and the possibility of making it better than... Read More

11th Annual Shop With a Cop

In December 9, PLEA Charities and Arizona Probation Officers Association (AZPOA) hosted the 11th annual Shop With a Cop... Read More

Can Community Policing Save Us?

In 2014, a police shooting of a young man in Ferguson, Missouri, was followed by protests and unrest across the... Read More

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PLEA Fallen Heroes

Ginarro New

Officer Ginarro New

Police Officer Ginarro New passed away from injuries after being and struck by another vehicle motorist that was traveling at a high rate of speed...

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Greg Carnicle

Commander Greg Carnicle

Commander Greg Carnicle was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call involving roommates at a residence near 40th Drive and...

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Paul Rutherford

Officer Paul Rutherford

Police Officer Paul Rutherford died from injuries received when he was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of 75th Avenue and Indian School...

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Bane

K9 Bane

K9 Bane was killed while attempting an apprehension following a vehicle pursuit of a stolen vehicle. A male and female had led officers on a...

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David Van Glasser

Officer David Van Glasser

Police Officer David Glasser succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day after responding to a burglary in progress at a home near the...

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John Hobbs

Detective John Hobbs

Detective John Hobbs was shot and killed on March 3rd, 2014 as he and other members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team attempted to serve a felony...

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Daryl Raetz

Officer Daryl Raetz

Shortly after 3:30 a.m. on May 19, 2013, Officer Daryl Raetz, #8899 and his partner were finishing the processing of the scene from a DUI stop in the...

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Travis P. Murphy

Officer Travis P. Murphy

Officer Travis P. Murphy was shot and killed when he confronted a suspect who had fled the scene of a shots fired call earlier in the night. Officers...

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Shane Figueroa

Officer Shane Figueroa

Officer Shane Figueroa was killed in an automobile collision while responding to a call. Officer Figueroa was northbound on 19th Avenue near Roeser...

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Nicki  James Erfle

Officer Nicki James Erfle

Officer Nick Erfle was shot after he and his partner approached three people for jaywalking and obstructing traffic on 24th Street, one block north...

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From 1928 to the present, the Phoenix Police Department has lost 40 Officers in the line of duty.

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Recent News

 

“We’re being poisoned from within:” Grieving families of fentanyl overdose victims and law enforcement fight to increase punishment for drug dealers

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A multitude of sex offenders in Austin are being left unsupervised by law enforcement after city budget cuts

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Changing sights can improve your shooting

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U.K. police seize massive shipment of cocaine hidden in boxes of frozen onion rings

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