Sent on 4/17/2017 3:48:12 PM
Pima County Sheriff Mark D. Napier has completed his first 90 days in office. The Sheriff continues to proactively look for ways to run the Pima County Sheriff’s Department more efficiently, thus saving taxpayers money. To date Sheriff Napier has cut $3,159,422 from the budget. Aside from analyzing the budget, Sheriff Napier has been busy forging ties between the department and the community. Meetings with community leaders and attending speaking engagements have kept his schedule full. He participated in an expert panel on bail reform at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. He was involved in an immigration round table with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias and members of the community and also had the chance to testify before the State Senate Public Safety Committee regarding issues of interest to our department and Pima County. In addition to these events and others, he announced a vehicle design contest, allowing the community the opportunity to have input into the look of future patrol vehicles. Sheriff Napier has ensured we are at the forefront of law enforcement excellence by strengthening relationships with our law enforcement partners. Sheriff Napier is leading the Pima County Sheriff’s Department forward, and proactively confronting Pima County’s crime challenges.