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Nogales mayor delivers annual State of the City address


Mayor Arturo R. Garino delivered his annual State of the City address Tuesday, March 20 at the Nogales Recreation Center with a warm reception from the community. Read More »

Nogales Mayor Garino Opposed to Border Warnings Legislation


Nogales, AZ—Nogales City Mayor Arturo Garino urges all concerned constituents to join with him in opposition to border warning legislation proposed by Representative Peggy Judd, R-25. “This bill is wholly unwarranted and only continues to add to the rhetoric that border communities of this fine state are not safe,” said Garino in a letter to Representative Judd. “The reality is ... Read More »

NPD K-9 Unit: Highly trained in all aspects of patrolling

NPD K-9 Unit

Thorpe, Ari, Elo, Ready and Tesco are full-fledged officers of the law with the Nogales Police Department. Experts in the detection of narcotics, weapons, currency and also highly trained in all aspects of patrolling. From the early age of one, these officers arrived at the doors of NPD to protect and serve. Not only are these officers’ working day in ... Read More »


Assistant Police Chief Roy Bermudez

The Nogales Police Department (NPD) is set to continue its annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics in April 2012. For the first time since its inception, the run will be held at Pierson Field in Nogales, AZ and local area athletes will be asked to participate and walk with law enforcement officers. The event is the largest fundraising ... Read More »

Inauguran nueva subestación de bomberos en La Mesa

La nueva subestación de Bomberos de Nogales

Ante la gran necesidad que se tiene en la colonia La Mesa donde habitan alrededor de 25 mil familias, se inauguró la nueva subestación de Bomberos de Nogales, donde el Gobierno Municipal aportó el terreno para la construcción del inmueble. El Secretario del Ayuntamiento, Bernardo Silva García quien asistió en nombre del alcalde José Ángel Hernández Barajas, manifestó en su ... Read More »

Correctional Nurses meet

Becky Payne, Registered Nurse (RN) for Yavapai County

The Arizona Correctional Nurses meeting was held in Nogales at the Tony Estrada Law Enforcement Center for the first time on Thursday, November 11, 2011. The purpose of the meeting was for nurses from all correctional facilities around the state to come together on a quarterly basis and share ideas, best practices, attend trainings and hold conferences. “It became a ... Read More »


Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s office recently implemented an online policy system provided by the company, Lexipol, demonstrated here

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s office recently implemented an online policy system provided by the company, Lexipol. Lexipol is America’s leading provider of risk management resources for public safety organizations, delivering their services through a unique, web-based development system. Lexipol offers state-specific policy manuals that are integrated with scenario-based Daily Training Bulletins on high-risk, low-frequency events. The Lexipol system helps ... Read More »


Nogales Fire Department

The Nogales Fire Department recently held a trash clean up to help beautify the city and also gave out candies this past Halloween. Read More »

Holiday meals for needy

City of Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino at this year's Thanksgiving give-away.

The City of Nogales Mayor’s Office hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Meals drive on November 22, 2011. In conjunction with local schools, the Mayor’s Office was able to identify eighty in-need and low-income families to receive the Thanksgiving meals. The families, selected by local schools, were then cross referenced by the City of Nogales in order not to duplicate efforts and ... Read More »

Thomas Maken: Newly hired Chief Deputy

Chief Deputy, Thomas S. Maken

The Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools, Alfredo I. Velásquez, has hired his new Chief Deputy, Thomas S. Maken. The position has been open and vacant since early 2011 which left the office in search of a candidate who meets the strict requirements of the Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office. Maken, a Nogales native, was named Chief Deputy of Schools ... Read More »

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