law enforcement

Stephanie Sanchez

How does enforcement determine if someone is “too high” to drive?

As scientists try to develop a reliable DUI test for marijuana, KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez went on a ride along with two local law enforcement agencies who say they just rely on the tools they have. 

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Law enforcement agencies across the country have been evaluating their fleets in light of a possible defect. One of the most widely-used patrol vehicles is under scrutiny. But as Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports, some local police departments aren’t that concerned…

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Arizona Western College celebrated its new state-of the-art Public Safety Institute facility Tuesday morning at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local education and law enforcement officials. 

"This may be just a building to some people but to us its a phenomenal result of a partnership," Yuma Sector Deputy Chief Patrol agent Eric Odden said.

The 8,500 square foot facility was built with the partnership of local, state, and federal public safety agencies.