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Tucson cops, feds roll up UPS ring trafficking potentially deadly THC vape pens

Tucson police officers and Homeland Security agents took down a "sophisticated" scheme to ship drugs and cash through UPS, arresting 11 men and seizing 50,000 counterfeit THC vape pens of the type linked to recent deaths.... Read more»

Deadly fentanyl disguised as 'black tar heroin' showing up on Tucson streets

A dark drug is being peddled by Southern Arizona dealers: a concoction of potentially lethal levels of the synthetic narcotic fentanyl and burned sugar, designed to resemble black tar heroin, authorities said.... Read more»

Photos: Chris Magnus sworn in as new Tucson police chief

He's been working as the Tucson's top cop for two months, but Christopher Magnus was formally sworn in as an Arizona law enforcement officer and the chief of the Police Department on Wednesday.... Read more»

Feds now required to get warrants for Stingray surveillance

A new policy outlines the use of cell-phone surveillance equipment by federal agencies, including requiring investigators ask for warrants and outline the retention of data scooped up during investigations. Tucson police said they are no longer using the gear, citing training costs and privacy concerns. ... Read more»

Just one day left to apply at TPD

If you think you've got what it takes to be a Tucson police officer, you've got through Sunday to submit an application to become a recruit. "This has been one of our most successful and most diverse recruiting campaigns ever," Assistant Chief John Leavitt said.... Read more»