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Another school year has arrived and the community wants it to be enjoyable for students, parents and teachers.
Marana police officers work hard to get in better shape
As local districts prepare for the new school year, many are also making plans to have school resource officers on site thanks to $12 million in state funding approved by the School Safety Program Oversight Committee.
Marana Chief of Police Terry Rozema has instituted a new wellness program for the Marana Police Department. This program is unique, because traditionally very few police agencies across the country have an established fitness or wellness program.
In a special worksession on June 24, the Marana Town Council discussed building a new police station, the Heritage Park Arena and a new water/sewer system.
For the past five years, Heroes Day has taken place to honor Southern Arizona’s first responders. Last week, three were awarded Hero of the Year, including Marana police officer Dan Rowan.
Since the tragic events in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania 12 years ago, Americans have shown an even greater respect for the men and women in public safety. Their heroic actions are an inspiration to all of us who are fortunate to live in this great country.
Through a $180,000 grant, which paid for training and equipment, the Marana Police Department is sporting some new equipment.
Marana Chief of Police Terry Rozema talks about the new DUI equipment and motorcycles recently purchased for the town’s public safety programs.
Dark monsoon clouds and gusty winds arrived as the coffin of William Warneke, one of 19 firefighters killed in fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire, was lowered into the ground at the Marana Mortuary Cemetery on July 10.
In a new program introduced by Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema, officers are being recognized for acts of valor and dedication in the line of duty. The first of the award recipients have already been selected.
Crime rates continue to decline in the Town of Marana, and the Marana Police Department is aiming to keep things that way with the implementation of some new strategic programs and continued public education in 2013.
An UnAmerican thing to say
Senate Bill 1070 has once again been thrust in the national spotlight after the Supreme Court’s dissection of the bill, which has Republicans and Democrats both claiming a political victory.
Sun City name change: My opinion
During my 18 months as Marana’s Chief of Police, I have been impressed by the level of dedication and effort our officers, dispatchers, crime scene investigators and records personnel put toward ensuring a safe community.
Best Police Officer
American Legion film screening
Brendan Burns, 33
A presentation by Northwest Fire District, calling for annexations of areas within the Town of Marana, resulted in a council debate during the regular meeting on Dec. 6.
Fun-Day Golf Outing Helps Oracle State Park
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