Mark Lamb was elected as the 24th Sheriff of Pinal County and sworn into office on Jan. 1, 2017. Sheriff Lamb oversees Pinal County, which is the size of Connecticut, and manages nearly 500 employees. He joined the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office In 2012.
Sheriff Lamb has experience in both law enforcement and the private sector. He trained with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Academy and was named valedictorian of his class. He was hired by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community where he excelled as a police officer and was named Rookie of the Year. The following year, he received the Officer of the Year award. He was later promoted as a detective to the Gang Enforcement Unit and in his first year was named Detective of the Year.
The quality of Sheriff Lamb’s work was rewarded by his involvement in a wide variety of law enforcement actions. Sheriff Lamb has taken part in DUI task force details and gang suppression, and he has investigated multiple drive-by shootings, drug cases, assault and aggravated assault cases, and homicides. Sheriff Lamb has also worked on federal cases, state cases, and tribal cases. He joined the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office as a deputy to better serve his community.
As a constitutional conservative, Sheriff Lamb has strong convictions and courageously fights for the citizens he serves. He believes strongly in our Republic and our Constitution. He is a staunch supporter of our Second Amendment rights and the enforcement of all our laws, including those that pertain to fighting illegal immigration, and he is determined to protect the rights and freedoms of the people whom he serves. Sheriff Lamb will address his run for the U.S. Senate and why he is the best choice for Arizona.
All SaddleBrooke Republicans and/or Independents who are residents of SaddleBrooke One or SaddleBrooke TWO are invited to attend. The meeting will be held in the DesertView Theatre. Doors open at 3 p.m., and the meeting will start promptly at 3:30 p.m.
Oneita Davis, with Oro Valley American Legion Auxiliary, will also be collecting money for wreaths for the graves of soldiers at the Marana Cemetery through Wreaths Across America. The Wreaths will be placed on the graves of soldiers on Dec. 16. The cost of a wreath is $17. All donations are appreciated.