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State Senator Adam Driggs Endorses Arnson for Sheriff

Posted: June 14, 2012 at 12:05 pm   /   by

State Senator Adam Driggs Endorses Arnson for Sheriff

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Today, Arizona State Senator Adam Driggs endorsed candidate Derek Arnson for Pinal County Sheriff.  Driggs represents District 11, which covers a large portion of the city of Phoenix as well as Paradise Valley.  He is currently the Chairman of the Veterans, Military and Government Affairs Committee, Vice-Chairman of Public Safety and Human Services Committee and a member of the Judiciary Committee.

“I have known Derek for many years and believe he is the best candidate for Pinal County Sheriff,” stated Driggs.  “His two decades in law enforcement will serve Pinal County well.”

“I am very proud to receive the endorsement of Senator Driggs,” said Arnson.  “His dedication and devotion to the people of Arizona is unsurpassed.  I will bring that same commitment to the office of Pinal County Sheriff.”

More about Derek Arnson:

Derek Arnson is a twenty-year veteran of law enforcement.  While serving as Gang Task Force Supervisor for Pinal County, Arnson led an unprecedented multi-agency operation called “Enough is Enough.”  The successful operation was aimed at taking the tri-city streets back from the gangs and drug dealers that had become commonplace.

Arnson served as a member of the Department of Public Safety, where he provided protective duty to former governors Fife Symington and Jane Hull.  Additionally, Arnson held command positions with both the Buckeye and Hayden police departments, and served for two years as the chief of police for the Gila River Indian Community.

Arnson and his wife of 24 years live in the San Tan Valley with their two children.  To learn more about Derek Arnson and his campaign to be the next Pinal County Sheriff, please visit


State Senator Adam Driggs Endorses Arnson for Sheriff