In a column today in the East Valley Tribune, former police officer Bill Richardson takes the Arizona Department of Public Safety to task for a baseball-ticket scandal and other possible signs of a failed agency.
New Times broke the story last December of the investigation into the DPS' former No. ... More >>
Jack Hegarty, the former No. 2 man at the Arizona Department of Public Safety until his demotion in October, has left the agency while still under internal investigation.
His retirement was made effective today, DPS spokesman Bart Graves tells New Times, confirming a tip we received today about the ... More >>
Image: AZ DPSJack Hegarty
Jack Hegarty, the former boss of the Arizona Highway Patrol who was demoted in October, is being investigated for an allegedly unethical use of baseball tickets, the state Department of Public Safety confirmed today.
The probe was spurred by a photograph (see below) ... More >>
Lieutenant Colonel Jack Hegarty (left) of the Arizona Department of Public Safety, has been replaced as Highway Patrol Chief following complaints about his perceived affect on employee morale. Lieutenant Colonel Jack Hegarty has been replaced as Highway Patrol chief for the Arizona Department of ... More >>
Image: AZ DPSLieutenant Colonel Jack Hegarty of the DPS, (above), should be demoted in order to improve the morale of DPS employees, a committee formed by DPS Director Robert Halliday found.Bad morale persists at the Arizona Department of Public Safety because of poor leadership, and officers are ... More >>