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Ducey to send 250 Arizona National Guard troops to border

After weeks of calling for National Guard units along Arizona's border with Mexico, Gov. Ducey announced he is deploying around 250 guardsmen in support roles, relegating them to runningcameras and helping at detention centers. The announcement took federal immigration authorities in Arizona by surprise. ... Read more»

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The Ballad of Martha McSally & other election thoughts

Now that the lava is cooling we are left to consider weed, cash for schools, Pima County's deep Blue wave, what the country gets wrong about Arizona, and what the establishment struggles to understand about Latinos because apparently they haven't met any. ... Read more»

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Local Republicans could pay price for Trump's 'wait for Election Day' voting ploy

The Republican plan to wait until Election Day to cast ballots could cut the Achilles hell from the party's turnout operation. Trump is screwing all the Mark Napiers and Beth Fords from coast to coast with a crap-shoot move to create a confusing, chaotic election to save his own political skin.... Read more»2

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Nanos: Character matters in Pima sheriff election

"As your sheriff, my priorities will be more than just campaign promises. My priorities will help shape us as an agency and provide for a safer and better-served community." — Chris Nanos, Democratic candidate for Pima County sheriff... Read more»

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Napier: Pima County sheriff leading on cultural, organizational change

"As your sheriff, I have worked hard to bring to the department much-needed cultural and organizational change. We now have a strategic plan, a racial profiling policy, a specific plan for meaning law enforcement reform and are more engaged with the community." — Mark Napier, running for re-election as Pima County sheriff... Read more»

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Pima County poised to lurch Left after night of the living woke

The progressive base is taking over Democratic party politics and looks to be taking Pima County with it.... Read more»3

Conover wins Pima County Attorney race, Heinz ousts Valadez from Supes seat

In key Pima County races, Laura Conover won county attorney election with 57%, while Matt Heinz beat out incumbent Supervisor Ramon Valadez in the Democratic primary in District 2.... Read more»

Napier says he won't seek 3rd term if re-elected as Pima sheriff

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier said Friday that he wants to be re-elected, but would not seek another term in 2024 if he's successful in holding on to his seat.... Read more»

Ex-sheriff Chris Nanos announces he's running to unseat Napier

Chris Nanos, former Pima County sheriff, announced Tuesday night that he'll again seek office, calling on current Sheriff Mark Napier to "step down and not run for re-election."... Read more»

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Register to vote now, to help Make America Boring Again

People who don't vote tend to be younger, and have lower incomes than those who do. Voters tend to be less Latino than non-voters. That's why elected officials feel free to ignore them. Change that: the voter registration deadline is July 30.... Read more»

Sheriff's Dep't GV commander claims political payback in demotion by Napier

The commander of the Green Valley substation of the Pima County Sheriff's Department was demoted Sunday and transferred to the Foothills District. Terry Parish — who was an outspoken supporter of former Sheriff Chris Nanos in the November election — was demoted, with a $30,000 pay cut, on the first day new Sheriff Mark Napier was in office.... Read more»1

Napier ousts Nanos in Pima sheriff race

Three Arizona counties will no longer have controversial sheriffs, as Pima's Chris Nanos was defeated by GOP challenger Mark Napier, while Maricopa's Joe Arpaio was voted out and Pinal's Paul Babeu didn't run again as he pursued a failing bid for Congress.... Read more»1

Radtke pleads not guilty to misusing RICO funds

A former high-ranking member of the Pima County Sheriff's Department entered a "not guilty" plea in federal court Friday. Chris Radtke, the ex-chief deputy, is charged with seven counts related to alleged misuse of civil forfeiture funds, including purchases to benefit an employee cafe run by his niece.... Read more»

Radtke indictment unsealed: Pima's chief deputy accused of $500k in laundering, theft

In an indictment that was unsealed Wednesday, the former chief deputy of the Pima County Sheriff's Department is accused of conspiring to launder money and six counts of theft of public funds, totaling more than a half-million dollars over five years. Chris Radtke resigned Monday following the federal charges.... Read more»2

Nanos attacks critics, calls Carmona a 'blatant liar'

Beset by accusations that he is responsible for a "broken leadership culture" at the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Sheriff Chris Nanos defended himself during a press conference Wednesday and called Dr. Richard Carmona, a 30-year veteran of the agency, a "blatant liar" with "anger issues" and "barely anything more than a wannabe deputy."... Read more»

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