Pima County Sheriff's Department

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Tucson, AZ 85714
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Press Release

Surprise Event to Honor Sheriff Clarence W. Dupnik

Sent on 6/19/2015 2:45:31 PM

This afternoon, an audience of roughly 400 gathered at the Westin La Paloma Resort to see a surprised Sheriff Clarence W. Dupnik. Unbeknownst to the long term public servant, Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik and Tucson’s own David Fitzsimmons spearheaded this surprise event in honor of our Sheriff who has served the citizens of Pima County for 57 years. Sheriff Dupnik was “roasted” by an impressive roster of community members and dignitaries: • David Fitzsimmons (Cartoonist) • U.S. Senator (ret.) Dennis DeConcini • Mike Taibbi (retired NBC News Journalist) • Lupita Murillo (KVOA News Reporter) • Barbara LaWall (Pima County Attorney) • Chuck Huckelberry (Pima County Administrator) • Dr. Richard Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS (17th Surgeon General of the United States) At the conclusion of the ceremony, Sheriff Clarence Dupnik officially announced his retirement effective July 31, 2015.

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