AXON Taser Demonstration – July 26

July 25, 2011

MPA board members continue to discuss with command staff your concerns over the AXON system.   Chief Milstead approved MPA’s suggestion to roll out the system and allow an opportunity for officers to ask questions.  On July 26th, everyone will be able to test AXON and get many perspectives on the product.  MPA is flying in […]

Force Science: As police deaths mount, what can you do now to stay safe?

July 15, 2011

As police deaths mount, what can you do now to stay safe? It’s a bloody year for cops so far. At the end of June, total duty-related fatalities in the U.S. are up 8 percent compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary figures from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Officer […]

ACLU of Arizona Releases Study on Taser Usage

July 5, 2011

The ACLU of Arizona came out with a Taser study claiming “that the weapons have not reduced the use of lethal force, and that departments across the state provide inadequate guidance to officers about whether Tasers can or should be used against pregnant women, children and the elderly, as well as on those not presenting […]

Change your passwords!

July 1, 2011

Arizona Law Enforcement Hackings In light of recent hackings targeted at Arizona police officers, we encourage all members to change their passwords and be cautious of what you transmit over emails and the internet.  DO NOT email passwords to yourself or other people.  When creating new passwords, be tricky!  Your password should be at least […]