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Joe Arpaio Doesn't Want To Be Monitored

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 08.19.2013 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX -- Outspoken Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is opposing the appointment of an independent monitor and other moves to address a judge's finding tha...

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...

Serious Allegations Have Arpaio In Hot Water

Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — Federal authorities sued America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff Thursday, a rare step after m...

Tucson School Walk Outs Grow: Protest School District's Folly and Mexican American Studies Banishment

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.24.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

As the nation watches the Tucson Unified School District's spiral into disarray, hundreds of students have walked out of their Tucson schools today in a coordinated protest against the banishment of the district's acclaimed Mexican American Studies program.

Is Arizona Finally Fed Up With 'America's Toughest Sheriff'?

Posted 12.13.2011 | Crime

Has Arizona grown tired of the man who describes himself as "America's Toughest Sheriff"? An online campaign is gaining steam to demand the ouster ...

Sheriff Arpaio Showdown: Resignation Demands Grow Amid Child Sex Crimes Debacle

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

A groundswell of demands for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's resignation continued to spread across local, county and state levels in Arizona today.

Arizona Outraged At Latest Sheriff Arpaio Fiasco, Calls For Resignation

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

An alarming new investigation just released by the AP has found that hundreds of reported sex crimes, including child molestation, have fallen through the cracks of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

Bachmann: 'I Want To Solve This Problem'

Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) PHOENIX — If you're running for president, how do you convince supporters you are tough enough on immi...

Protesters Take On America's Toughest Sheriff (VIDEO)

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Saturday, thousands of protesters walked the streets of Phoenix to air their displeasure with America's toughest sheriff, whose crackdown on the ci...