Show Low, AZ (Nov. 26, 2013) —Law enforcement officers daily encounter people struggling to provide for themselves, their families and their animals, which is why law enforcement agencies across the northland are partnering with C.A.L. Ranch in Show Low to kick off “Snug & Full for the Holidays,” beginning this Friday, November 29.
HOLBROOK - For the past few weeks, members of the Navajo County Sheriff's office have been undergoing a series of intense training exercises to improve officer safety and tactics.
The genesis of the training has been drawn from the “Below 100” initiative, a national program that is designed to reduce police line-of-duty deaths to fewer than one hundred per year.
By the end of next year, Navajo County will conclude a major effort with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will result in significant savings to
many property owners in the White Mountain region. Over the past few years, Navajo County has been working with FEMA to correct, and more accurately depict, the Flood Hazard
Zone designations in the County.
HOLBROOK, AZ- (October 1, 2013) – Getting impaired drivers off the street makes roadways and neighborhoods safer, but the act of taking intoxicated individuals off the road can be a dangerous one for the law enforcement officers who have to deal with
them. Mothers Against Drunk Drivers Arizona (MADD AZ) recently honored law enforcement officers statewide who put their personal safety at risk every time they deal with an impaired driver, and a deputy with
the Navajo County Sheriff's Office was one of those named a recipient of the 2013 DUI Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award.
Holbrook, AZ — Navajo County and the White Mountain Apache Tribe have entered into two new cooperative agreements that will help both organizations strengthen their
law enforcement efforts, while creating a new revenue stream for the county.
Show Low, AZ — (Sept. 19, 2013) Efforts to curtail drug trafficking on the White Mountain Apache Reservation were stepped up a notch this week when the Navajo County Sheriff's Office presented the White Mountain Apache Police Department with a drug detection canine in partnership with the Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program (HIDTA).
Holbrook, AZ — Editor: When I read that the Arizona Corporation Commission was again considering electric “deregulation,” I was shocked (no pun intended). Wasn't one failed run on this bad policy enough to convince us all that we should be grateful that we have a system that provides reliable energy to our homes, schools and businesses? Wasn't the public burdened with enough additional cost the last time, when the Commission's false start toward this bad idea ran up tens of millions in wasted dollars before they mercifully pulled the plug?
Holbrook, AZ — Aug. 1, 2013 — As with most Arizona counties, Navajo County's criminal justice programs are now in the fifth year of significant budget cuts and personnel vacancies.
Show Low, AZ — In 2006, a systemic problem with Arizona's national forests, an idea to deal with large scale forest fires, and an unlikely group of public officials, environmentalists, forest industry members, a few scientists and the US Forest Service began a seven year trudge to the present day.
WASHINGTON, DC — United States Sens. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and John McCain (R-AZ) today introduced the Stewardship Contracting Reauthorization and Improvement Act (S. 1300), which will extend federal agencies' authority to enter into forest stewardship contracts that would help them reduce wildfire risks.