Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier was seen on Fox & Friends today, where he discussed the Board of Supervisors' newest decision to end Stonegarden funds.

"To turn your nose up at this funding is just really unthinkable," he said.

The county has received the $1.4 million federal border security grant for longer than a decade. The money was said to go toward overtime and equipment, supporting the collaboration between local and federal law enforcement agencies.

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Last Tuesday, the supervisors ended their months-long discussion and voted to reject the grant.

Napier also expressed his opinions in a statement last week.

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at gknott@tucson.com or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

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Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.