SAFFORD — The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) has opened an investigation into a case in which an arrested female subject made allegations against a Safford Police officer and a Graham County detention officer.

The subject, Jorden Simms, later allegedly jumped from a moving Graham County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) patrol vehicle. According to a GCSO news release issued Sunday, Dec. 29, Simms was later pronounced deceased from injuries sustained in the incident.

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