Phoenix mayor receiving threats over SB 1070Posted: Updated:
Death threats have forced Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon to increase his security detail. The mayor is under round-the-clock surveillance.
He's been vocal about his stance against Arizona's Senate Bill 1070. And he's received some 5,000 threats. Police say one threat claimed Gordon would be killed by sniper fire.
The mayor says he did not request the extra security and is following police department orders.