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The Blue Ribbon Commission is over - what happens now for the Pima County Jail?

A look back on the last year as the Board of Supervisors is set to discuss a revealing jail report tomorrow.

County Administrator skirts jail report’s suggestions, recommends new commission

Administrator Lesher largely agreed with issues facing PCADC, but said the county needs more information on cost and jail alternatives.

Jail survey reveals lack of public consensus on potential expansion

Online survey shows many voters agree conditions, especially in healthcare facilities, need to improve, but the path forward is unclear.

Deputy’s union releases vote of no confidence over Sheriff Nanos

The Sheriff cast doubt on the organization’s validity in response to their letter to voters.

The Buzz: a legislative look ahead into criminal justice reform

The new legislative session begins in January, so we asked those close to reform initiatives what they believe is expected.

Activist groups protest new jail ahead of findings report

Members of No Jail Deaths, Community Care Tucson, and Community on Wheels spoke out against a potential new jail at the Pima County Board of Supervisors this week.

County jail commission report delayed two months

The Pima County Blue Ribbon received a 60 day extension to complete their findings report on the jail.

Nanos Reverses Security Decision for Pima County Board of Supervisors

In an email, Nanos announced the Sheriff’s department would now provide one officer to future meetings.

Pima County Board of Supervisors Votes to Investigate Sheriff Nanos

The board will now decide how an investigation into the Sheriff will proceed.

Nanos removes security from Board of Supervisors’ Meetings

Nanos' move comes days after an announcement that the board would consider a state investigation inquiry.

Pima County Jail Transition Center Opens

The facility connects newly released individuals with community resources to prevent rearrest.

Frustration, grief over inmate deaths evident at new Pima County jail forum

The public questioned whether a new jail will stop people from dying in custody.

Grijalva asks US Attorney General to look into Cochise County elections move

Grijalva wants a federal investigation into the decision to hand off elections work to the County Recorder.

Tucson man sentenced for case related to shooting death of Pima County constable, 3 others

Josue Lope Quintana will serve time for lying to federal authorities about where the shooter got parts of his gun.

The Buzz: UA Faculty Senate report details events that led to deadly shooting on campus

The report examines harassing behaviors of the suspected gunman from early in his time at the UA up to the shooting.

Arizona executive order establishes Death Penalty Independent Review Commissioner

Governor Katie Hobbs said "it's time" for a review after history of botched executions.

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