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Judge Orders Controversial Sheriff To Undergo Training To Stop Racial Profiling

Reuters | David Schwartz | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday ordered a controversial Arizona sheriff to undergo the same training as his deputies to prevent racial profiling and u...

Arpaio Puts Inmates On Bread And Water For Desecrating U.S. Flag

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

(Adds quote from ACLU spokesman) By David Schwartz PHOENIX, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Dozens of inmates in Arizona jails run b...

Sheriff Joe's Recall Gets Reenergized

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 05.28.2013 | Latino Voices

Organizers of a campaign in Arizona to recall Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio say a recent federal court ruling that found Arpaio and his office en...

Judge: Joe Arpaio's Office Profiles Latinos

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD and WALTER BERRY | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark...

Arpaio Loses Big Time

Bloomberg Businessweek | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Arizona’s Maricopa County, lost a bid to dismiss a lawsuit by the U.S. Justice Department that accuses him and his office...

Arpaio: I Have No Use For The KKK

Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — When Joe Arpaio, the tough-talking Arizona law enforcement official, found himself in the awk...

Arpaio Taking The Stand

Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — An Arizona sheriff known nationally for his hardline stance on illegal immigration took the w...

Harsh Arpaio Views Take Center Stage At Contentious Trial

Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — A group of Latinos is arguing in federal court that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deputies car...

Janell Ross

Defiant Joe Arpaio Still The Leading Candidate For Sheriff

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 05.18.2012 | Latino Voices

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, 79, will vie for reelection in November. The five-term Phoenix-area sheriff appears to remain the frontrunner, unf...

Babeu Makes Big Announcement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Paul Babeu, the Pinal County, Ariz. Sheriff who confirmed he was gay in February after allegations surfaced that he had threatened a Mexican ex-boyfri...

Feds Make Shocking Accusation Against Arpaio

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX (Associated Press) — The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday that America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff was negotiating in bad faith, ...

Arizona Sheriff Faces Long Odds After Confirming He Is Gay

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu built a reputation as a rising, conservative star by taking a hardline stance against illegal ...

Arizona Sheriff Speaks Out On Misconduct Claims

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu built a reputation as a rising, conservative star by taking a hardline stance against illegal ...

Amanda Terkel

Arizona Conservatives Criticize Sheriff For Post-Shooting Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the most pointed comments in the wake of Saturday's tragic shooting in Arizona regarding the dangers of vitriolic political disc...

Protest Against America's Toughest Sheriff Turns Violent in Arizona

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX, AZ -- A peaceful march for immigrant rights turned violent Saturday after a small number of protesters allegedly threw water bottles and rock...

AZ Sheriff Calls "Illegals" Diseased And Dirty

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

During a heated debate between CNN anchor Rick Sanchez and Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Sanchez compared Arpaio to "Bull Connor," accusing him of violating the US Constitution and seeking publicity.

Joe Arpaio

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" has never gotten so much resistance from the federal government. The Homeland Secur...