Posts tagged use-of-force

    The Phoenix Police Union Isn’t Happy About That DOJ Probe

    August 18, 2022 // After the Department of Justice announced an investigation into the Phoenix Police Department for discriminatory policing, use of force, and other misconduct, backlash has begun stirring among Phoenix cops. Initial reactions to the news of the probe last week were muted: In a brief statement last Thursday, the Phoenix police union pledged it would “fully cooperate” with the investigation; Police Chief Jeri Williams acknowledged that there was “room for improvement” in the department. Michael Britt London, Maricopa County Community Colleges police union, Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Kenneth Smith, Poder in Action, federal takeover