PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA – The following is a statement from Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bronson on the line-of-duty death of Constable Deborah Martinez:
"On behalf of the Board of Supervisors and fellow Pima County employees, we extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Precinct 8 Constable Deborah Martinez, who was killed today in the line of duty. Our County Constables perform a difficult and important job for the people of this County. They often encounter people at their most vulnerable and emotional, yet they all perform their duties with professionalism and compassion. I am heartbroken at this terrible tragedy and I will keep Constable Martinez and all who knew and loved her in my thoughts."