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Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 2:50 pm

Oro Valley Police

Oro Valley has grown from 1,500 residents in 1983 to approximately 41,011 today. The land area has expanded from 4.5 square miles to nearly 33 during the same time. By comparison, the department has grown from five commissioned officers to 100 commissioned officers and 31.7 civilians.

The dedication, vigilance and professionalism of all members of the Police Department provide for a safe and secure community for all those who live and visit in Oro Valley.

The Oro Valley Police Department is located at 11000 North La Cañada Dr., Oro Valley, Arizona 85737. For information, call (520) 229-4900, or visit the website at

The Oro Valley Police Sun City Station is located at 1171 East Rancho Vistoso Blvd. Suite 115 ,Oro Valley.

Marana Police

The Town of Marana is located in the Sonoran Desert of Southeastern Arizona just north of Tucson. The staff serves a population of more than 35,000 and patrols approximately 120 square miles in a town that includes approximately 20 miles of Interstate 10.

The Marana Police Department is comprised of 114 employees, 83 sworn personnel, and 31 civilian staff. Officers are assigned to patrol, criminal investigations, and various administrative functions. Special assignments include motorcycle patrol, canine officer and assignments to various local task forces.

The Marana Police Department is located at, 11555 W. Civic Center Dr., Marana, AZ. 85653.

For more information, call (520) 382-2000, or visit the website at

Pima County Sheriff

Managed from its headquarters building in Tucson, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department serves the citizens of Pima County by using a community  policing philosophy.  The Department employs approximately 1,500 employees and enlists the services of hundreds of trained volunteers. Geographically, Pima County is one of largest counties in the nation.  The Corrections Bureau, which houses on average 1,850 inmates per day, utilizes four facilities to provide humane incarceration of inmates.  The main office is located at, 1750 E. Benson Highway, in Tucson.

For more information, call (520) 351-4900, or visit the website at

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