For the first time the majority of the county’s public safety and public service organizations are united on a single state-of-the-art network and enjoy a 55-agency communications cooperative.
The PCWIN radio network incorporates standards-based Project 25, phase II digital technology.
And for simple pleasures, there's incomparable hiking and camping.
In 2008, a 25-year-old man led police and sheriff’s deputies on a zig-zag car chase that began on the northwest side of Tucson and ended on Mount Lemmon, with one Tucson Police officer fatally wounded and two Pima County Sheriff’s deputies injured.
This highly robust system expands our County’s radio transmission capacity, extends radio coverage to some of the most remote parts of Pima County, and enhances the reliability of voice radio transmissions for its users.
Radio calls are clearer and more understandable-especially inside buildings, a major limitation for the legacy systems.
Several agencies will be participating in Take Back the Night by providing education, outreach and support to empower survivors and the community. Survivors and supporters can also display t-shirts for the clothesline project.The ruling follows closely behind same sex marriage bans lifting in Nevada and Idaho on Oct. With the addition of Arizona, 31 states have legal gay marriage.Around the entire country, a wave of change has grown.We're committed to making quality news accessible; we'll never set up a paywall or charge for our site.By JAMIE VERWYS Nine-year-old Nevaeh Riss is already familiar with the concepts of equality and love that so many adults seem to struggle with. “Instead of Him judging us, He would want us to have freedom and to love anyone we love.” Nevaeh was raised to believe not to judge others and that we all have rights as humans to make our own choices. Attorney General Tom Horne finalized the decision in a statement where he said he would not appeal the ruling.In large incidents multiple responding agencies are now able to talk to each other without swapping radios between supervisors.After weeks of closure because of the extreme fire danger, the Catalina Mountains reopened Wednesday, a U. Wednesday night after monsoon rains reduced the fire risk there, said Heidi Schewel.It's hard to pin down residents on what exactly is so mesmerizing about this desert town, just an hour north of the Mexican border.Maybe it's the beautiful wilderness that rings the city, including about 1.8 million acres of the Coronado National Forest, with its 12 different mountain ranges."This atmosphere just doesn't exist anywhere else—the people, the natural beauty, the cultural mix," says Elizabeth Rodriguez Miller, 55, who retired last year from her job as assistant city manager."I feel lucky to live in a place where people can move so graciously from one culture to another." She and her husband, Marc, 57, also like the buzz of downtown—with its plentiful restaurants (a favorite is Casa Vicente), funky Fourth Avenue arts district, and world-renowned annual Mariachi Conference.The t-shirts give the survivors the chance to tell their story and messages of support.Join us on April 7th in shattering the silence and speaking out against violence! For more information, visit the Take Back the Night website at join us on Facebook at and on Twitter @tbtnphx.Take Back the Night is a global grassroots movement to speak out against all forms of sexual, domestic violence and human trafficking.