Sheriff Luther C. “Cal” Boies

1946-68
“Cal” Boies was appointed to complete Roach’s term and, at the time, he was the longest serving sheriff in Maricopa County history – 22.5 years. He expanded the posses in number and function; set up a radio tower and established a communications center “Cal” built the First Avenue Jail; used bloodhounds for searches; put both deputies and posses in uniform and took great pride in running school safety patrols.

Annually, the Sheriff’s Office presents the L.C. “Cal” Boies Award to the volunteer of the year.