It all starts with a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPY3BIsVQq8 The video shows a woman, who is given the floor, begins to expose corruption of many of the city Councillors. They attempt to re-take the floor with a motion they do not have the right to start. All the while, the mayor attempts to keep them quiet and keep the police from arresting her, as it is his meeting to conduct and he is attempting to preserve her right to speak. The woman is eventually arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. more here The mayor was ousted and the chief of police took control of the city. Officers who spoke out against him have been placed under house arrest. more here The chief is currently under investigation. More reading: http://seeingredaz.wordpress.com/2011/07/22/quartzsiteaz-asst-manager-suspends-police-officers/ http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/town-...e-than-half-of-its-police-department-on-leave The whole thing is such a travesty and miscarriage of justice that it sickens me.