Honorable Eustino III “Tino” Tarango, J.P.
Eustino "Tino" Tarango III grew
up in Eloy Arizona, graduating from Santa Cruz Valley Union High School in 1980.
Judge Tarango worked thirty years for the Pinal County Sheriff's Office
beginning his career in the jail as a detention officer, becoming a deputy
sheriff in 1986 working patrol and investigations. He was also an operator and
sniper on the SWAT team for seventeen years concluding his time on the team as
commander. Judge Tarango worked the majority of his law enforcement career
serving the citizens of precinct 3 retiring from the Sheriff's Office in 2014 at
the rank of Sergeant of the homicide division.
Judge Tarango coached Little League in the
community for thirteen years and served
twenty-two years as a part-time fire fighter
with the Eloy Fire District retiring in 2014.
Judge Tarango has six grown children, eleven
grandchildren, and has been married to his wife
Michelle for thirteen years. He is a member of
the St. Helens of the Cross Catholic Church,
Eloy Lions Club, Eloy Chamber of Commerce, and
Corazon de Latino Unidos.
Judge Tarango, a lifelong resident of Pinal
County, was elected to his first term as Justice
of the Peace in precinct 3, January of 2015 and
looks forward to continuing to serve the
citizens and his community.