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Thu Dec 1, 2016, 10:27 PM

Political Notebook: DES cult had a weapons cache


Tim Steller Arizona Daily Star

A few weeks ago I pointed out how the Department of Economic Securities was being run like a cult by then-director Tim Jeffries.

Some days, employees were forced to watch Jeffries’ inspirational videos when they turned on their computers; minor deviations from doctrine were punished by firings; the director held pep rallies and encouraged line workers to report their “bully” supervisors. He called out “haters” in emails to the entire staff.

It turns out we still didn’t know the most mindblowing details.

The Arizona Republic’s Craig Harris revealed Wednesday that the Arizona Department of Public Safety found 50 handguns and 80,000 rounds of ammunition in the basement of the DES offices in Phoenix.

http://tucson.com/news/local/columnists/steller/political-notebook-des-cult-had-a-weapons-cache/article_1852c680-5eb4-5279-ae3f-9d9fb61bac73.html

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Thu Dec 1, 2016, 10:36 PM

1. OMG

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Response to Kali (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 1, 2016, 10:39 PM

2. Yee Haw!!

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Response to Ptah (Original post)

Sun Dec 4, 2016, 03:20 PM

3. More:

According to Interim DES Director Henry Darwin, troopers also confiscated a handgun at Jeffries home that had been purchased with public funds.

In a phone interview, Jeffries said DES had the weapons because the agency needed to provide protection to its employees. He said the department was looking to add more security officers which is why it had the weapons.

http://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2016/12/01/guns-seized-from-arizona-des-building-after-director-fired/

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