The local office has handled nearly 1,700 of the 2,000 bodies of illegal border crossers found in Arizona's desert since 2001. Here are the office's yearly totals:

2001 - 75

2002 - 147

2003 - 156

2004 - 170

2005 - 196

2006 - 175

2007 - 218

2008 - 171

2009 - 194

2010 - 167*

Decade total: 1,669

*2010 as of Aug. 18