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Pima County has settled with survivors of a man killed during a police standoff outside of his northwest-side home in 2011.
On Thursday, Sept. 4, the Oro Valley Police Department received a call at about a quarter to 10 at night. The man on the line told police that his father just shot his mom and he was hiding in his closet. He went on to tell police that his father had been drinking and could not safely leave the house. The line was then disconnected.
If you are a Marana resident or work or own a business in the town and have an interest in how policing gets done within the town limits, then you might consider signing up for the Marana Police Department’s (MPD) Citizens Police Academy.
Oro Valley Sgt. Zach Pierce puts the final piece of his SWAT gear on Asia Borden during the department’s teen academy last week.
A Seattle Police SWAT team officer strings police tape at the scene of a shooting Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle.
On April 30, traffic was halted at Oracle and Magee roads as the intersection was filled with motor officers, a Pima County Regional SWAT vehicle, but it wasn’t for an emergency, it was for Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics.
On Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Oro Valley Police Department, Oro Valley Optimist Club and the Kyle Franks Foundation will host the sixth annual Drug Awareness Day for all fifth-grade students in the Amphitheater School District.
The man who took hostages in an Oro Valley neighborhood after being pursued by police for distributing narcotics was armed with three .44 Magnum revolvers when he took his own life around noon on April 4.
It was ancient Chinese general and military strategist, Sun Tzu, who believed back in 500 B.C. that; “All warfare is based on deception.” It’s this philosophy and other timeless gems found in Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” that have made his battlefield tactics and techniques marveled by military planners and tacticians ever since. In “300: Rise of an Empire”, the true Battle of Artemisium takes place on the sea in 480 B.C., pitting the invading Persian navy led by Artemisia (played masterfully by Eva Green) against the overmatched, smaller Greek forces led by General Themistocles.
During a Feb. 27 ceremony, almost all of the students at Copper Creek Elementary School wore black and had a sticker in the shape of a police badge stuck on them in honor of Ed Holdinsky, the school’s retiring School Resource Officer (SRO) of the Oro Valley Police Department.
On a night third-ranked Arizona clinched the Pac-12 Conference championship outright, it was fitting that its defense kickstarted the celebration.
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On Jan. 7 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Rincon District deputies responded to the report of a suicidal male on Reddington Pass Road.
On Monday, December 23rd, 2013 at 6:25 a.m. an armed robbery occurred at the “M Passion Adult Boutique” in Picacho Peak. Two armed suspects entered the business and tied up the female employee in a back room. The female was able to escape and called 9-1-1 as the suspects were running out the back door. The safe from the business was taken by the suspects.
On Monday, Dec. 2, at about 9:30 a.m., Foothills District deputies responded to the 5200 block of N. Crowley Lane, which is near Curtis Road and La Cholla Blvd., in response to a female that called 9-1-1 to request that law enforcement check the welfare of her roommate who was suffering a mental health crisis and had a firearm.
The Town of Oro Valley has agreed to pay $260,000 as part of a settlement agreement in the case of Guerena v. Pima County.
Keeping with the patriotic spirit of Sept. 11, all of the businesses and churches at the corner of La Cañada and Magee came together for the second annual First Responders Appreciation Block Party.
Children from the St. Mark’s Early Childhood Center get a close look at the Pima Regional SWAT Team’s robot as it picks up a water bottle.