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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.

Maricopa County Police Women

March 5, 2010

Cable network TLC returns with "Police Women of Maricopa County," following its airing in the fall of "Police Women of Broward County." The sequel is a similar reality show featuring four female deputies policing the nation's fourth-largest county (3.9 million residents) southwest of Phoenix, Ariz. These deputies work for "America's Toughest Sheriff," Joe Arpaio. Photos courtesy of TLC.

TLC's Second 'Police Women' Features Maricopa County Deputies

March 4, 2010
TLC has debuted "The Police Women of Maricopa County," its second police reality show to follow the daily duties of female officers. In August, the network debuted a series following four female deputies from the Broward County Sheriff's Office.

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.

Arpaio's Deputy Chief Files Discrimination Suit

August 25, 2009
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.

Feds Pressure Arpaio to Weaken Immigration Enforcement

August 11, 2009
Phoenix-area residents are getting used to the fanfare and bitter debate that accompany Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "crime suppression operations," like the one in Chandler nearly two weeks ago. It has been 18 months since Arpaio launched the first raid in central Phoenix, but do they work?

Sheriff Arpaio Won't Cooperate with Federal Inquiry

July 8, 2009
Joe Arpaio is done cooperating with the Department of Justice. The Maricopa County sheriff, whose agency became the subject of a federal Civil Rights Division investigation in March, announced at a news conference Tuesday that employees would no longer consent to interviews or allow investigators access to documents until the Department of Justice details the allegations against Arpaio's office and appoints attorneys to communicate with the county's counsel.
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