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Clayton Townsend (Salt River Police Department)


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he death of a police officer struck by a driver who was allegedly texting his wife may be a catalyst for Arizona lawmakers to restrict phone use behind the wheel following a decade of failed attempts. It is one of only three states without a texting ban.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press April 15, 2019
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Why are flags at half-staff today, Jan. 15, 2019
Fallen officer’s procession travels Loop 101 Tuesday morning

Governor Doug Ducey has ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 for the interment of Officer Clayton Townsend who died in the line of duty last week.

January 15, 2019