Jimmy Jenkins

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Senior Field Correspondent - East Valley

Jimmy Jenkins is a senior field correspondent at KJZZ and a reporter for NPR’s National Criminal Justice Desk. His work has been featured on All Things Considered, Marketplace, Here and Now, The Takeaway and NPR Newscasts.

Originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, Jenkins has a B.S. in criminology from Indiana State University and a master’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.

Law enforcement runs in Jenkins’ family, and much of his reporting has focused on the criminal justice system. Jenkins has reported on Tasers, body cameras, use of force, jail privatization, prison health care and the criminal contempt trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Well Pumps Fail At Arizona State Prison in Yuma Jimmy Jenkins June 17, 2019
APS Temporarily Halting Power Disconnections Jimmy Jenkins, Daniel Perle June 13, 2019
Corporation Commission Allows More Development In Johnson Utilities’ Territory Jimmy Jenkins June 11, 2019
Water Restored After Outage At Douglas Prison Jimmy Jenkins June 11, 2019
Main Water Supply Out Indefinitely At Douglas Prison Jimmy Jenkins June 10, 2019
Study Warns Of Massive Impact To Arizona Economy From Proposed Tariffs On Mexico Jimmy Jenkins June 6, 2019
Commission Proposes Amendments To Clean Elections Act Jimmy Jenkins June 6, 2019
Mesa Parks Training To Better Serve People With Autism Jimmy Jenkins June 3, 2019
Hepatitis A Confirmed In 2 Cases In Prisons Jimmy Jenkins May 30, 2019
ADC Rescinds Disciplinary Actions Against Whistleblower Jimmy Jenkins May 30, 2019
Arizona Department Of Corrections Adding Beds To House Rising Female Population Jimmy Jenkins May 30, 2019
Gilbert Police Train To Communicate With Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Communities Jimmy Jenkins May 23, 2019
Dept. Of Corrections Whistleblower Calls For Change Of Leadership Jimmy Jenkins May 22, 2019
Pregnant Women In Arizona Prison Suffering Miscarriages, Giving Birth Alone Jimmy Jenkins May 20, 2019
Corizon Health Settles With Phoenix EEOC Over ADA Violation Allegations Jimmy Jenkins May 17, 2019
Whistleblower Claims Cover-Up In Governor's Review Of Prison Jimmy Jenkins May 17, 2019
Arizona Department Of Corrections Moves More Than 700 Inmates Over Security Concerns Jimmy Jenkins May 16, 2019
ADC Accused Of Violating Inmates' Rights Over Book Jimmy Jenkins May 16, 2019
Insult To Injury: Arizona Inmates Billed For Prison Health Care Jimmy Jenkins May 13, 2019
Q&AZ: How Long Will A New Arizona Travel ID Be Valid? Jimmy Jenkins May 9, 2019
Officer Stabbed At Embattled Buckeye Prison Jimmy Jenkins May 8, 2019
Arizona Department Of Corrections Moving Lewis Prison Inmates Over Safety Concerns Jimmy Jenkins May 8, 2019
Q&AZ: What And Where In Phoenix Are The Stack And Mini Stack? Jimmy Jenkins May 7, 2019
Judge Threatens More Fines In Prison Health Case Jimmy Jenkins May 6, 2019
Calls For Arizona Department Of Corrections Director Ryan’s Removal Grow Jimmy Jenkins May 4, 2019

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