Investigation finds ties between Arizona's constables and a powerful landlord group

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 12:16pm

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Jessica Boehm.

Constables play an important role in evictions in our state, but people often mistake them for police officers or sheriffs deputies. And the lack of awareness around who they are and what they do can result in a lack of oversight of these elected officers.

In a new investigation for the Arizona Republic, housing insecurity and homelessness reporter Jessica Boehm takes a deeper dive into constables — including questions surrounding the board that oversees them.

The Show spoke with her to learn about their ties.

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