Councilman DiCiccio’s Statement on Governor Ducey’s Signing of Law Enforcement Bills https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/1892City Council District 65/11/2021 11:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1892/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgCouncilman DiCiccio’s Statement on Governor Ducey’s Signing of Law Enforcement Bills <div class="ExternalClass16C9187A70834B76A8F9C4D6AA432472"><html>​“I applaud Governor Ducey and our legislature for their support of our police officers.<br><br>The bills the Governor signed do nothing more than require anyone who is supposed to oversee the police department take classes and learn what the job actually entails.<br><br>You would not want anybody who oversees medical doctors with absolutely no training in that field. The requirement of 80 hours of training is just common sense.<br><br>What is not common sense is to be fighting this simple idea."<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
DiCiccio Lauds Police Raiseshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/1846City Council District 64/8/2021 12:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1846/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgDiCiccio Lauds Police Raises<div class="ExternalClass242F378D9517460FBD872351BF120F20"><html>​Councilman Sal DiCiccio commended the latest agreement between the City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Law Enforcement Agency (PLEA). <br><br>"Police deserve a pay raise, they deserve a lot more than this. If approved, this budget will give our cops an 8-9% raise this year, and another 8-9% next year. With all these haters and race-baiters beating them down all the time, hiring enough officers to adequately protect our citizens has been a tremendous challenge. This is a great step forward."<br><div style="text-align:center;"> <br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><img style="margin:5px;width:306px;height:397px;" src="/district6site/MediaAssets/D6Tweet.png" /><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">Credit: Christina Estes, KJZZ​</span></div></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Councilman DiCiccio’s Statement on Water Rate Increasehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/1809City Council District 63/18/2021 12:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1809/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgCouncilman DiCiccio’s Statement on Water Rate Increase<div class="ExternalClass8BF084EB631B4D9BB57D2A15CAF17441"><html> <p></p>“Huge annual increases on water rates are having a terrible impact on the most vulnerable Phoenicians. These folks don't get annual pay raises like City of Phoenix staff, they have to get by on what they have, and every year we're taking more of their money.<br><br>I am very disappointed that the Council majority has, for the 6th time in 7 years, chosen to put the onus of out-of-control government costs on citizens who are already burdened with the impacts of the pandemic."<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Statement from Councilman DiCiccio on Phoenix Parks Reopeninghttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/1806City Council District 63/16/2021 10:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1806/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgStatement from Councilman DiCiccio on Phoenix Parks Reopening<div class="ExternalClassE6E915F037634F29AD7CB271B877E8A5"><html>​​"I am very grateful to the Phoenix Parks Department and my colleagues on the City Council for reopening outdoor parks amenities for local families and kids.<br><br>I would love to have seen us extend the opportunity to out-of-state teams, like other cities across the Valley already have, but the most important thing is that our kids here now have a chance to get back out there and play."<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Phoenix To Consider Reopening Sports Fields Todayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/1805City Council District 63/16/2021 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1805/Newsroom_Council_News_06.jpgPhoenix To Consider Reopening Sports Fields Today<div class="ExternalClassF7D50439F75B492D9C53627E81D243F4"><html>The Phoenix City Council will vote today on the potential re-opening of our Parks and Recreation facilities for outdoor team sports. <br><br>"There is zero evidence that outdoor sports have contributed to the spread of Covid​-​​19," said Councilman Sal DiCiccio. "Phoenix needs to let the kids play."<br><br>The City of Phoenix is the only Valley city which has still not re-opened facilities for outdoor team sports.<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Phoenix Takes First Step To Defunding Police https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/1766City Council District 62/18/2021 1:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1766/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgPhoenix Takes First Step To Defunding Police <div class="ExternalClass36E165870B2449D4A9B8F2B3BA1C7346"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>“The Office of Accountability and Transparency, as proposed, is designed to fail. I'm a strong supporter of real, effective police oversight – models created on success rather than failure, using metrics. The proposed oversight board does not meet that standard. There is zero evidence in any of the cities that have implemented these things that they improve community – police relations, just the opposite. They're designed to create controversy, to make police constantly look bad so the radical activists creating the anti-police narrative across the country can steal money from public safety to line the pockets of their friends."<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Superhero Chairman of Camelback East Village Planning Committee Foils Crime!https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/1710City Council District 61/14/2021 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1710/Superman Swart & Friends.jpgSuperhero Chairman of Camelback East Village Planning Committee Foils Crime!<div class="ExternalClass563F9E9FB61D44E5830A7F717CA183EB"><html> <em>​Ladies and Gentlemen, I present Jay Swart, Chairman of the Camelback East Village Planning Committee, neighborhood leader, retired police officer, and all-around great guy. Jay has made a life of serving and protecting others. Please keep in mind he is a civilian and our neighbor, and just happened to be visiting his bank when this happened (report courtesy of Phoenix Police):</em> <br> <br>On Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at approximately 10AM Mr. Swart was inside of a bank located near 20th St. and E. Camelback Rd. As he was talking to an employee he noticed an individual wearing dark clothing and a backpack quickly enter the bank, look around, and head directly over to the cashier. <br><br>Mr. Swart was able to see the suspect was armed and demanding cash from the cashier.<br> <br>As soon as the suspect obtained money, he left the bank and Mr. Swart ensured everyone inside the bank was safe and instructed them what to do next. Mr. Swart immediately called 911 to let the police know what was happening and, as he was doing so, was giving them the suspect's description as well as updating them as to what vehicle the suspect entered and which direction the suspect was now traveling. Mr Swart also provided the vehicle license plate number and the vehicle was found to be stolen.<br> <br>Mr. Swart was able to provide a specific vehicle description while continuing to update 911 as to the suspect's location and direction of travel, Phoenix Police officers were able to locate the suspect driving the vehicle.<em> (Neither this office, nor Phoenix PD, advise citizens to follow or pursue criminals in any way. Just call 911. Unless you're Jay Swart. Because he's Superman.) </em><br><br>When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the suspect accelerated away from them. Officers found the suspect vehicle abandoned and, a short time later, located the suspect after he opened the door of a residence and entered in an effort to hide from police. The homeowners -  who did not know the suspect - told him to leave and, as soon as he came out of the residence, he was quickly taken into custody by Phoenix Police officers.<br> <br>This event was concluded safely for all involved and the communication between Mr. Swart and the Phoenix Police Department was critical to this peaceful resolution. Mr. Swart utilized his training to ensure everyone's safety while obtaining pertinent and real-time information about the suspect and the suspect's vehicle which enabled officers to locate him and take him into custody.<br><br><em>…Except that Superman Swart didn't stop there! Less than a week later Jay was instrumental in nabbing a crooked employee at an auto dealership. Talk about constituent service!</em><br><br><em>As if his years of guiding the smart growth in Camelback Village wasn't enough, once again, I and this office, along with the entire city of Phoenix owe an enormous thank you to Jay Swart, Superman.​</em><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio
Statement from Councilman DiCiccio on the Passing of Calvin Goodehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-6/1676City Council District 612/24/2020 12:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1676/Newsroom_Council_Statement_06.jpgStatement from Councilman DiCiccio on the Passing of Calvin Goode<div class="ExternalClass0B31CDEAA1B242BDA6A99239E9BA8DAC"><html> <p> <span style="color:rgb(25, 25, 25);">​"Calvin Goode was a great man who provided inspiration for all of us. He was a real leader in the city of Phoenix. Very sad to see him pass and I want to extend my deepest sympathies to his family. "</span> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district6Newsdistrict-6District 6SalDiCiccio



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