Real Life Crime

Human Trafficking Across the Mexico/Arizona Border

For centuries, the opportunities that America provides have resulted in millions of immigrations, which have been both legal and illegal. Mexico is one of the closest countries, in physical proximity, to the United States. Each year many people arrive at its heavily guarded borders, in the hope of making the journey across. Although each individual’s… Continue reading Human Trafficking Across the Mexico/Arizona Border

Police Life

Kill Me First

I hate to speak in generalizations, especially about my people, so I’ll just speak from my own experiences, reasoning, and fears.  I go to work every day with the subconscious acceptance that I may not come home.  I accepted and filed that possibility as among the ‘costs of doing business’ long ago.  It’s not that… Continue reading Kill Me First


The Grand Canyon

Located in Arizona, The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River. the canyon is 277 miles long and up to 18 miles wide and about 6000 feet deep. Even though it is not the deepest canyon in the world, the Grand Canyon can be visually overwhelming. In carving the Grand Canyon,… Continue reading The Grand Canyon


The Arizona Rangers

The Arizona Territorial Rangers, the first organized state law enforcement agency, formed in 1860 with consent from the Provisional Territorial Government.  In order to attempt to protect the territory’s fledgling population from Apache raids, three companies were created throughout the territory. After the Civil War came West and elements of the Confederate Army declared Arizona… Continue reading The Arizona Rangers


Arizona – A Desert State

One of America’s four corner states and the its sixth largest, Arizona is located in the southwest region of the country. It became the 48th state in the USA, on February 14th 1912. The name is believed to have come from the area’s previous Spanish name, Arizonac, meaning ‘small spring.’ It was first used in… Continue reading Arizona – A Desert State