Two former detectives fired from the Florence Police Department received good news from the officials at the Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training. AZ POST, the body that certifies police officers to carry a badge and a gun, informed both police officers in February that the state board is ... More >>
Himanshu Patel, who spent about a decade managing the town of Florence, now is vying to become Cave Creek city manager. Patel is competing against Peter Jankowski, from Massachussetts, and James Palenick, from North Carolina, for the job. And Cave Creek town officials are expected to make a fi ... More >>
In the Town of Florence, criminal investigations and public safety have taken a backseat to police department politics.This week, you can read part two of New Times reporters Monica Alonzo and Stephen Lemons' three-part series, "Florence Exposed."