FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Arpaio's Deputy Chief Files Discrimination Suit

August 25, 2009  | 

Photo via

The first and only Mexican-American promoted to deputy chief in the Sheriff's Office has filed a federal race and age discrimination complaint against Maricopa County for allegedly withholding his pay raise. Paul Chagolla, an outspoken critic of the Board of Supervisors and the county's administration, says he was promoted from captain nine months ago, but he is being retaliated against.

"They were given ample opportunity to correct the situation and have chosen not to," Chagolla said Monday. "We are getting close to a year now, and we have not got this rectified."

Documents obtained from the Sheriff's Office show Chagolla was promoted Nov. 17, and his hourly pay should have risen from $44.89 to $50.91 an hour, the entry-level pay for a deputy chief.

Read Full Story at

Be the first to comment on this story

POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: Las Vegas Gunman Showed "True Mark of a Sociopath," Says Retired Officer
Newly released surveillance video shows Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock in the days...
Video: Cop Killer Suspect Facing Death Penalty in 2 Ohio Officers' Deaths
The man accused of fatally shooting two Westerville, OH, police officers responding to a...
Man Arrested for Driving 160 Mph on Indiana Toll Road
A Wisconsin man landed in the LaPorte County Jail after police say he was going 160 mph on...

Police Magazine