The University of Arizona Medical Center, South Campus in Tucson, Ariz., provides critical support and relief for local law enforcement agencies while also providing a safe place for patient healing. The Los Angles office of Cannon Design worked on the $37.4 million project and focused on creating a normalized healing environment that would serve multiple facets of behavioral medicine.
A county in Arizona is joining the ranks of progressive correctional agencies, embracing state of the art biometric technology to improve operations and public safety. The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is deploying biometric iris scanning technology and quickly demonstrating best practices in their approach to operational utilization and adoption.
Maricopa County, Ariz., is the fourth largest county in the nation — and its rising number of court cases is a testament to that. From 2000 to 2008, the number of criminal cases went from 26,000 to more than 41,000. More than 56,000 criminal cases are expected to be ongoing by 2016.
CAMP VERDE, Ariz. — The National Association of Counties (NACo) selected Yavapai County Sheriff Steve Waugh as a 2011 recipient of its national Courthouse award. The purpose of the award is to profile elected county officials who have improved the lives of citizens through outstanding governance and strong leadership.