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Sheriff Joe Arpaio Considering A Run For Governor Of Arizona

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Polarizing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a Republican, said Wednesday that he is considering a run for governor of Arizona. The Elect Sherif...

Sheriff Arpaio: Tancredo 'Will Make Illegal Immigration Front Page News'

Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

Though his "Viva Tancredo" slogan might have appeared to be an appeal to Latino voters, Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo risks...

Arpaio Sticks It To Inmates On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio has planned a particularly economical meal for the roughly 7,500 to 10,000 inmates in his jail system thi...

Arpaio Faces More Scrutiny Over Racial Profiling

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds comment from Arpaio and plaintiffs attorneys, details and background) By David Schwartz PHOENIX, Oct 2 (Reuters) ...

Arpaio Requiring His Deputies To Carry AR-15s At All Times, Fight Crime Even When They're Off Duty

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona announced Thursday he will start requiring his deputies to carry AR-15s at all times and expects them t...

Man With Weapons Threatens Anchors Over Arias Coverage: Cops

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 07.23.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX -- A New York man has been arrested on allegations that he made threats on Twitter against two Turner Broadcasting anchors who angered him wit...

Arpaio Suspends Controversial Crackdowns

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- An Arizona sheriff who led the way for local police across the country to take up immigration enforcement is reconsidering his crackdowns &...

Key Figures In Racial Profiling Case Explored

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Key figures in a lawsuit that alleges that an Arizona sheriff's office has racially profiled Latinos in its immigration patrols. A judge ru...

Joe Arpaio Violated Latinos' Rights, Judge Rules

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX, May 24 (Reuters) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio violated the constitutional rights of Latino drivers in his crackdown on illegal immigration, a ...

Immigration Reform: Respect Arizona and Recall Sheriff Arpaio (VIDEO)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

While Senate leaders, including Arizona's John McCain and Jeff Flake, hammered out immigration reform details last month, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio reminded the nation how rogue law enforcement can still undercut legislative efforts for a pathway to citizenship.

Arpaio Admits He 'Could Lose' In Recall Challenge

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

In a fundraising email to supporters, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he "could lose" if faced with a recall election. "The fight to recall...

Group Tries To Run Arpaio Out Of Town

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

Some of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's foes are rallying together to remove him from office. A group of organizers from Respect Arizona say t...

Controversial Sheriff Makes Inmates Pay For Jail Food

Posted 03.04.2013 | Crime

There's no such thing as a free lunch and for inmates in jails around Phoenix, there won't be free breakfasts or dinner either. Sheriff Joe Arpaio...

Joe Arpaio 'Would Love' To Take Immigrant Detainees

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff and outspoken immigration hawk Joe Arpaio said Immigration and Customs Enforcement is welcome to send over undocumente...

Who Will Protect the Students From the Guards?

Jason Silverstein | Posted 03.04.2013 | Education
Jason Silverstein

If we intensify the policing of schools without eliminating racial disparities in criminal justice, we will only intensify the burden some children are forced to bear in the name of saving others.

Arpaio Makes Eyebrow-Raising Proposal After Massacre

Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff has announced plans to deploy an armed volunteer posse to protect Phoenix-area students...

Arpaio Accepted Award From Confederate Heritage Group

Salon | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

While Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio was denying allegations of racial profiling last year, he was accepting an award from The Sons of C...

Top 10 Ways Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Wants to Work With Latinos

Tony_Diaz | Posted 02.04.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

After the results of the presidential election, even far right Republican Sherriff Joe Arpaio, famous for his bullish anti-immigrant stance, says that he wants to work with the Latino community.

Joe Arpaio Believes He Can 'Get Along Great With The Hispanics'

The Huffington Post | Sarafina Wright and Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

In the wake of his reelection to a sixth term as sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona, Joe Arpaio is ready to reach out to "the Hispanics" in the loc...

Joe Arpaio: I Wish Obama Would Invite Me To White House For Drinks

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio would like to have his own version of a "man-to-man" beer summit with President Barack Obama so he could give the president...

Arizona's Election Promise: Record Early Latino Vote Taking on Sheriff Arpaio Just the Beginning of Historic Shift

Jeff Biggers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Outside the Maricopa County Recorder's Office, after the Citizens for a Better Arizona turned in more than 3,000 ballots collected from area voters, Parraz hailed the record turn out and predicted, "Sheriff Arpaio is going to be in for a surprise tomorrow night."

Elise Foley

Ousting Arpaio: Arizona Democrats Blueprint 'Team Awesome' With Local Focus

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- About a year and a half ago, a firefighter named Danny Valenzuela decided to run for Phoenix City Council. He went to Grand Canyon Universi...

Elise Foley

Arizona County Puts Out Another Spanish-Language Flyer With Wrong Election Date

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

The general election is Nov. 6, but Spanish-speakers in Maricopa County, Ariz., are being told otherwise, with now two documents from the county's ele...

Elise Foley

'King Joe Arpaio' And Court Jesters Disrupt Maricopa County Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- The nation's self-professed "Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio is pretty good at getting attention, be it through birther investigations or keep...

Joe Arpaio Called A Chicken, Still Won't Debate

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

A group working to oust Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio showed up to his office Wednesday with chickens, accusing him of being too scared to debate his opp...