Sheriff Chris Nanos
Sheriff Chris Nanos was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. Before becoming a law enforcement officer he attended the University of Texas - El Paso, majoring in Public Administration/Criminal Justice. Sheriff Nanos began his career in law enforcement in 1976 with the El Paso Police Department. He became a member of the Pima County Sheriff's Department in 1984 as a corrections officer and was promoted to deputy the following year, which began the upward trajectory his career would continue to follow. Throughout his career Sheriff Nanos has maintained a strong emphasis on his work in Criminal Investigations, particularly Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes, and Narcotics Interdiction. This dedication to his work has allowed him to move up the ranks within PCSD, previously serving as Chief Deputy and appointed Sheriff. In 2020, Sheriff Nanos was elected as Sheriff and returned to the department ready to serve the community. He is responsible for a multi-million dollar budget and a department comprised of nearly 1500 highly qualified, trained, and committed employees complemented by over 400 volunteers who provide support throughout the organization. Sheriff Nanos is supported by his wife of 38 years, Charlene.
Chief of Staff Joseph D. Cameron
Chief Joseph Cameron has had an interesting 36-year career with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department. He has spent 29 of these years in patrol. Chief Cameron’s philosophy is mission first with the wants and needs of his staff a close second. Chief Cameron's leadership style is “treat others the way that you want to be treated.”
Corrections Bureau Chief Scott Lowing
Chief Scott Lowing started his career with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department as a Corrections Officer in 1988 and was promoted to deputy in 1990. He has worked in almost every capacity and assignment within the department. He proudly served 17 years on SWAT and was strongly committed to protecting the Community. Chief Lowing believes in teamwork, open communication, professionalism, and accountability. He graduated from Northwestern University School of Police and Command and the Senior Management Institute of Policing.
Corrections Captain Elsa Navarro
Captain Navarro has been PCSD proud since 2005. She currently oversees the Corrections Administrative Division.
- Inmate Food Services Section
- Inmate Records & Services Section
- Judicial Security Section
- Juvenile Court Section
- Programs / Contracts Section
- Compliance & Technology Section
Captain Mark Dinniman
Captain Dinniman has been PCSD proud since 2000. He currently oversees the Corrections General Population Housing Operations Division.
- East Section
- Force Commander Corrections Lieutenant
- Tower Section
- West Section
Captain Benjamin Hill
Captain Hill has been PCSD proud since 1996. He currently oversees the Corrections Special Housing Operations Division.
- Administrative Segregation Section
- Jail Intake / ID Section
- Medical Services Section
Administrative Bureau Chief Harold Janes
Chief Buddy Janes started his career with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department as a Corrections Officer in 1999. He was soon promoted to Deputy Sheriff and has worked in almost every area of the department including Corrections, Patrol, D.U.I., SWAT, Training, and Administration. He has a bachelor’s degree from Grand Canyon University and is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police and Command.
Captain Sharlene Reis
Captain Reis has been PCSD proud since 2003. She currently oversees the Community Services Division.
- Community Resources Section
- Wellness Section
Captain Christy Anderson
Captain Anderson has been PCSD proud since 2002. She currently oversees the Human Resources Division.
- Risk Manager
- Staff Services Section
- Training Section
Investigations Bureau Chief Jesus Lopez
Chief Jesus Lopez has had the privilege to serve the community with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for 33 years. In that time, his various assignments have allowed him to apply strong leadership skills to empower his staff to succeed. Chief Lopez recognizes the quality of the department is defined by the performance of its most valued asset--the men and women who work here.
Captain Derek Ogden
Captain Ogden has been PCSD proud since 2003. He currently oversees the Criminal Investigations Division.
- Economic Crimes Section
- Violent Crimes Section
- Pima Regional Critical Incident Team
Captain Edward Spinney
Captain Spinney has been PCSD proud since 1992. He currently oversees the Investigations Support Division.
- C.N.A. – HIDTA Section
- Government Security & Civil Enforcement Section
- Technical Support Section
Operations Bureau Chief Gilbert Dominguez
Chief Gilbert Dominguez has been a proud member of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department since 1999. He started his career as a Corrections Officer and was promoted to Deputy in 2000. He has held a variety of assignments starting out in patrol, and then moving on to special operations, training, and administration. He graduated from the University of Arizona, Northwestern University School of Police and Command, and the Senior Management Institute of Policing.
Captain Aimee Trueblood
Captain Trueblood has been PCSD proud since 1995. She currently oversees the Patrol North Division.
- Foothills District
- Force Commanders
- Rincon District
- Tucson Mountain District
- Honor Guard Section
Captain Douglas Hanna
Captain Hanna has been PCSD proud since 1996. He currently oversees the Patrol South Division.
- Ajo District
- Green Valley District
- San Xavier District
- Vail District
Support Bureau Chief Gerard Moretz
Chief Gerard Moretz, a former public school teacher, has spent many of his 24 years with PCSD contributing to various training endeavors and is now engaged in revitalizing the department's recruiting and training programs. Chief Moretz sees the commitment and energy of the department's members as the most important factors in how we positively impact the community. In all things, Chief Moretz looks to balance department efforts against what is truly beneficial and relevant to the citizens of Pima County.
Captain Robert Koumal
Captain Koumal has been PCSD proud since 2006. He currently oversees the Support Services Division.
- Communications Section
- Material Management
- Records Management Section
- IT Liaison
Captain Luis Cornidez
Captain Cornidez has been PCSD proud since 1998. He currently oversees the Tactical Support Division.
- Community Engagement Section
- Tactical Response Section
- Traffic Safety Section