"We were deeply saddened to learn about the sudden death of our
friend Larry Dever. We spent a great deal of time at the border with Sheriff
Dever and know first-hand his long commitment to keeping the people of our state
safe. We also admired Sheriff Dever's strength to speak out when he believed
more needed to be done to secure our border.
"Sheriff Dever was not only a leader in Cochise County, but also across
Arizona and throughout the law enforcement community. Sheriff Dever was a man of
honor, integrity, and selfless service to the State of Arizona. He will be
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Nancy, their sons, and the rest of Dever
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar (R-AZ) released the following statement after learning of the fatal accident involving Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever.