Tony Estrada, Sheriff for Santa Cruz County in Arizona, is quoted in a Feb. 1, 2017 article, "Out on Patrol with Heavily Armed Civilian Vigilantes on Arizona's Border with Mexico," available at

“The dynamics can be very dangerous if we have people coming in from the outside. They’re not law enforcement don’t have the authority to do immigration work.

I think they’re dangerous and in danger because nobody will vet them. Nobody’s said, ‘Who are you? What’s your background? What’s your position on immigration? Are you a racist? What exactly is your purpose for being down here?'”

Feb. 1, 2017