“Derek Arnson is the type of sheriff Pinal County needs,” stated Melvin. “With Derek’s knowledge of law enforcement and his experience in the field, the citizens of Pinal County could not ask for a better sheriff.”
“I am very proud to receive the endorsement of Senator Melvin,” said Arnson. “He has been a true conservative leader in Arizona, and I will bring that same dedication and commitment to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.”
More about Derek Arnson:
Derek Arnson has more than 20 years of experience in 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 www.derekforsheriff.com