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The Board of Supervisors ending Operation Stonegarden "was a politically motivated vote that will adversely impact public safety in our county." — Sheriff Mark Napier Read more»

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier was formally sworn into office in early January.

Sheriff Mark Napier: "While I support the increased attention given to the border and welcome additional federal resources, the Sheriff’s Department does not have the capacity to engage in proactive enforcement of federal immigration laws. If local law enforcement becomes proactive in immigration enforcement, we will not enhance public safety, but rather deteriorate it." Read more»

Mark Napier, a Republican candidate for Pima County's top law enforcement post, lays out his case for replacing Sheriff Clarence Dupnik. Read more» 3