Replacing Sheriff Dever

While all eyes are focused on the presidential election, those living in Southern Arizona are saying that one issue being ignored is border security. Unfortunately, they also will have an election on November 6th for a new Sheriff of Cochise County. Larry Dever, the incumbent sheriff, died when his truck overturned on September 18th. He was first elected in 1996. His department's mission statement, a quote from Sir Winston Churchill, "It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required." During an interview with American Thinker earlier this year he commented, "If the federal government had been doing its job in securing the border Arizona would not have had to step up." Sheriff Dever was running unopposed, but following his death, Mark Dannels is running on the ballot and Rod Rothrock is running as a write-in candidate. American Thinker was contacted by those supporting Rothrock and interviewed him on why he should be chosen to replace Dever. Rothrock feels...(Read Full Post)