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Search Result: Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff

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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.

Maricopa County Sheriff Gives Family Survivors $64K

January 31, 2012
The Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office has given the family of a deputy killed responding to a burglary call a check for $64,000.

Suspect Who Shot Ariz. Deputy, May Have Killed N.H. Couple

January 9, 2012
Authorities are investigating whether a sheriff's deputy shot to death while answering a burglary call and a New Hampshire couple found dead in their car in Sedona, Ariz., were killed by the same gunman.

Ariz. Deputy Shot by Burglar at Medical Plaza

January 8, 2012
A Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot early Sunday after a burglary suspect opened fire at him at an Anthem medical plaza. The deputy was wearing body armor, but was shot by rifle fire.

Ariz. Officers Turn In Federal Immigration Badges

December 22, 2011
Ninety-two Maricopa County jail officers turned in their ICE badges on Wednesday afternoon in front of Sheriff Joe Arpaio during a news conference.

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.

A Mexican Cartel's Infiltration of American Law Enforcement

June 28, 2011
No government or human culture is any more or less susceptible to the corrupting effect of vice, drugs, power, fear or money. Criminal gangs systematically utilize these human weaknesses to sow the seeds of our destruction. What they can't do with guns and terror, they seek to do with seduction.

Arizona Deputy Arrested, Linked to Mexican Cartel

May 26, 2011
Deputy Alfredo Navarrette, 37, served in a special unit designed to target human smugglers moving through Maricopa County. Sheriff's detention officers Sylvia Najera, 25, and Marcella Hernandez, 28, were also arrested. Sheriff Joe Arpaio called his deputies' alleged actions "despicable."

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.

Sheriff Joe Arrests 17 During Sweep at Landscaping Business

November 16, 2010
Deputies with the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office arrested 17 workers at the El Mirage landscaping company during an immigration sweep that revealed 11 workers with false Social Security numbers.

Immigration Demonstrators Arrested After Blocking Traffic

July 29, 2010
Protesters of Arizona's immigration law that went into effect today showed up at civic facilities to block access and chain themselves to a central jail building, even though the toughest aspects of the law have been put on hold by a federal judge.

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.

Maricopa County Deputies Tell Phoenix Mayor To Shut Up

June 4, 2010

Maricopa County Sheriff's Deputies spoke out against Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, who accuses them of racial profiling. The deputies say they are the second line of defense (after the border agents) against the crimes of illegal immigrants arriving in Arizona.

Reality in Maricopa County? I Hope Not

April 23, 2010
I expected the four female deputies of "Police Women of Maricopa County" to be portrayed as professional law enforcement personnel. I was wrong.
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