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When is law enforcement not law enforcement?

When it’s one of Sheriff Joe’s posses

Maricopa County posse member Phillip Grigg ran to help a Phoenix police officer and got shot. He almost died and spent 6 months in the hospital. Is he covered by County insurance? His request for workman’s compensation was denied.

Posse members are covered during search and rescue operations and in certain other situations, but apparently not in general.

Grigg is appealing the decision. Read more from KPHO in Phoenix.