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Investigation finds ties between Arizona's constables and a powerful landlord group

Constables play an important role in evictions in our state, but people often mistake them for police officers or sheriffs deputies. And the lack of awareness around who they are and what they do can result in a lack of oversight of these elected officers.

In a new investigation for the Arizona Republic, housing insecurity and homelessness reporter Jessica Boehm takes a deeper dive into constables — including questions surrounding the board that oversees them.

The Show spoke with her to learn about their ties.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.