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Sheriff Joe Assigns Deputy To Obama Birth Certificate Probe

May 22, 2012
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has sent one of his deputies to Hawaii to assist volunteer investigators investigating President Obama's birth certificate.

DOJ Sues Sheriff Arpaio for Discrimination

May 10, 2012
The Department of Justice filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Thursday, setting up an election-year court battle between "America's Toughest Sheriff" and the Obama Administration.

Arpaio Rejects Monitor, DOJ Threatens Court Battle

April 4, 2012
Sheriff Joe Arpaio flatly rejected the U.S. Department of Justice's demand for an independent monitor of his operations, triggering a likely federal court fight with the Obama Administration during an election year.

Sheriff Arpaio Responds to Ruling Critical of Pink Boxers

March 29, 2012
An Arizona sheriff known for making prisoners wear pink underwear asked an appeals court Wednesday to reconsider its ruling that criticized jail officers' decision to force the colorful boxer shorts onto a mentally ill inmate who erroneously believed the officers were trying to rape him.

'Obama Fanatic' Threatened To Kill Sheriff Arpaio

March 15, 2012
A Tennessee man who threatened to put "a thousand bullet holes" in Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been sentenced to supervised probation for the online threat.

Sheriff Joe: Obama's Birth Certificate Is Fake

March 1, 2012
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio said his investigators have uncovered evidence that President Obama's long-form birth certificate is a forgery.

Sheriff Arpaio Calls DOJ Report 'Sad Day for America'

December 16, 2011
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio fired back at federal investigators who accused his office of discriminatory policing in a report. Arpaio called it a Pearl Harbor-style sneak attack and political pandering by the Obama administration

Sheriff Arpaio Loses Federal Immigration Enforcement Powers

December 15, 2011
The Obama Administration's Department of Homeland Security stripped Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio of several federal tools for immigration enforcement, following a scathing Justice Department report accusing him of discriminatory policing.

Sources Say Sheriff Arpaio Botched Sex Crime Cases

December 5, 2011
More than 400 sex-crime cases reported to Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office during a three year period were inadequately investigated.

Arizona Sheriff Settles Profiling Claim

July 11, 2011
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a claim by two Latino men who claimed deputies had pulled them over and detained them because of their race.

Sheriff Joe: Reorganizing Office Will Restore Pride

May 4, 2011
In his final report, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu called for the resignation of the commanders of the Maricopa County Anti-Corruption Enforcement, or MACE, unit. The report details the six-month investigation that revealed 50 allegations of misconduct.

Sheriff Joe Launches Mugshot Rating Contest

April 19, 2011
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio's newest idea for bringing traffic to his Web site — launching a "Mugshot of the Day" that allows users to vote for the mug of the booked suspect they like best.

Sheriff Joe Rolls SWAT, Actor Steven Seagal to Arrest Cockfighting Suspect

March 24, 2011
The Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's tactical deputies used the Lenco Bear armored rescue vehicle to open up a locked iron gate at the residence of Jesus Llovera, who was wanted on a cockfighting warrant.

Arizona Agency Offers Alternative to Sheriff Joe's Tent City

March 2, 2011
For $200 per night, inmates can spend their time in Scottsdale, eating frozen meals indoors rather than spooning up a "horrific mixture of odds and ends" under the blazing sun in Tent City.

Feds Sue Sheriff Arpaio, Claiming Discrimination Against Hispanics

September 2, 2010
The federal government has been trying to obtain the records from Arpaio since March 2009 in connection with its probe that his office is engaging in alleged discrimination, unconstitutional searches and seizures, and jail policies that discriminate against people with limited English skills.

Sheriff Arpaio Says Mexican Cartel Placed $1 Million Bounty On His Head

August 3, 2010
The sheriff's spokeswoman relayed the threat, which came from the FBI, according to the Arizona Republic. As a vocal proponent of tougher enforcement of illegal immigration, Arpaio said death threats against him are not unusual. He said the more recent bounty was for $5 million.

Sheriff Arpaio Braces For SB 1070 Protests

July 28, 2010
Arpaio released a statement saying he has received intelligence that thousands of protesters may picket his office headquarters or Tent City detention encampment in Phoenix.

Arizona Immigration Law Gives Officers Ability to Detain Suspected Illegals

April 23, 2010
Arizona officers will now be required "when practicable" to detain people they suspect are in the country illegally and verify their status with federal officials unless doing so would hinder an investigation or emergency medical treatment.

Sheriff Arpaio Serenades Inmates With Christmas Tunes After Legal Victory

December 29, 2009
In a press release with green-and-red holiday lettering, Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced he would pipe in the music to 8,000 incarcerated inmates on Christmas Day.

Feds Strip Sheriff Arpaio of Immigration Powers

October 7, 2009
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he would continue his "crime suppression" sweeps to enforce immigration laws in Arizona, after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security stripped him of powers to arrest illegals based solely on their immigration status, the East Valley Tribune reports.
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