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Ducey Defends State Police Boss Who Avoided Speeding Ticket

Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is defending his state police chief who got out of a speeding ticket after showing his Department of Public Safety identification.

Ducey said Thursday that Col. Frank Milstead is “one of the good guys," and “even good guys make mistakes.” Milstead said on Twitter on Wednesday that the incident in October was regrettable.

A report by found that Milstead was driving 90 mph and weaving through traffic without using his turn signals.

He was let off with a warning after showing the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office deputy his department ID.


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