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180 city workers still not fully vaccinated

City prepares to terminate non-compliant employees.

Tucson homicide rate soars

The increase is part of a national trend.

TPD officer cleared in fatal shooting

Investigators found no wrongdoing in July 18th shooting.

Tucson Police resume active killer trainings after pandemic pause

Plus, Arizona Daily Star reporter Caitlin Schmidt discusses the events that led up to a mass shooting on July 18.

TPD still looking for answers in Sunday shooting

The suspect was prohibited from owning a gun.

Tucson Police Department unit investigating more overdose-related deaths

So far in 2021 the department has investigated more than 80 deaths associated with overdoses

Magnus's history with transparency under scrutiny amid CBP nomination

Advocates say the TPD head's views on Trump-era policies are encouraging, but questions remain.

TPD Chief Chris Magnus to be nominated to lead Customs and Border Protection

Magnus is a known critic of former President Trump's border policies

Tucson city budget town hall: community safety

City officials say they want to hear how the public would allocate the budget for services like policing and housing.

Local officials discuss changes to prosecution, police funding

A new county sheriff and attorney bring different perspectives to criminal justice as criticism of police funding continues.

Ingram-Lopez family seeks grand jury, criminal charges for TPD in-custody death

This week Pima County prosecutors opted against charging officers involved in Carlos Adrian Ingram-Lopez's April death.

Review of deaths in Tucson police custody leads to 53 recommendations for department

A panel reviewed the deaths of Damien Alvarado, 29, and Carlos Ingram-Lopez, 27, earlier this year.

Seeking to increase transparency, TPD releases data showing disproportionate use of force against Black people

Data from the department reveal officers use force against Black people at four times the rate used against white people.

Family of man who died in Tucson police custody seeking $19M in damages

The family is seeking $10 million from the city of Tucson and $3 million from each of the responding officers.

Tucson Councilman Kozachik on budget vote, police reform

Kozachik discussed how the police department currently integrates social services in its operations.

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