Arizona Attorney General Issues Opinion on Enforcement of Emergency Declarations

By Craig Morgan and Matt Hesketh

On March 31, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued Opinion No. I20-006 regarding the enforcement of emergency declarations by cities and towns. The Opinion was issued in response to a question from Arizona Senator Boyer: “If a city or town issues a lawful emergency declaration, what authority do local law enforcement and county sheriffs have to enforce such declarations?”

Read the answer and a summary of highlights in the full advisory here.