Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone made huge news when he announced the closing of “tent city.” Sheriff Penzone joined The Mike Broomhead Show and said the factors looked at in this decision were cost effectiveness and need. He also pointed out that the inmates preferred being outside rather than in a cell.
Sheriff Penzone said one of the most important points to the decision was the safety of his officers. “ I want these men and women coming to work everyday knowing they have support. “
Listen to the entire interview below.