Oct. 25 Pima County FYI Newsletter

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Oct. 25, 2019 - Volume 4, No. 36

Pima County Jail

Legal adversaries agree on innovative, cost-saving approach to criminal justice reform

The criminal justice system makes natural adversaries of prosecutors and defense attorneys. But an innovative effort underway in Pima County brings the two groups together to lower the local jail population without compromising public safety.


Halloween puppy

Candy crisis: Advice for creating a safe Halloween for your furry friends

Whether you are ready for it or not, the holiday season is here. Halloween is just days away, and Christmas and Hanukkah will be here before we know it. It's why now is the perfect time to ensure the you, Fido and Fifi have a safe, fun holiday season.


IT Department

Got computer skills? Come work for Pima County

Information technology is a fast-moving, dynamic field with unlimited job growth, including right here in Pima County. The Pima County IT Department is recruiting for a number of positions. Current employees describe the satisfaction they get working with cutting-edge technology while helping their community.


Republicans and Democrats

The Way We Were: Exploring the origins of Pima County’s two-party system

With city elections in Tucson and bond issues in local school districts on this fall's ballots, now seems a good time to explore the local history of a well-established political institution: the two-party system.


Vital Records Dept.

Pima County FAQs

Because it’s not every day you have to call a government office to file a court document, get a building permit or address other issues, we’ve created this new section to highlight some of the most frequently asked questions received by our Pima County operator.


Tortoise video

Stay Connected to the County: Find us on Social Media

Did you know Pima County has over 50 Facebook pages, more than 15 Twitter profiles, about 10 Instagram profiles and a presence on Nextdoor and YouTube? We have them to connect with you and keep you up-to-date on what we’re doing, any events we might be hosting and to share other relevant information that might be useful to you, our constituents.


Spot the difference

Did you spot the difference?

Here are the answers to this week's Spot the Difference challenge. Be sure to like or follow our Pima County Facebook and Instagram pages and be on the lookout every other Wednesday for a new set of pics to inspect.

Most photos will feature three differences with varying levels of difficulty. The next set of pics will be posted to Facebook and Instagram Nov. 6 and announced in our Nov. 8 issue of PCFYI.

Happy hunting!


Valencia Library logo

Valencia Library is 50!

It’s been 50 years since the doors opened at Valencia Library, 202 W. Valencia Road. To celebrate, the library is hosting an anniversary party Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All are welcome to the free event.


Calendar Best Bets

From job events to concerts to car-free fun, there's plenty going on in and around Pima County.

Here's a by-no-means-exhaustive rundown.



Next issue: Friday, Nov. 8