The Justice Department today announced the filing of its civil rights lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department for engaging in racial profiling of Latinos. The New York Times has more, and background is here. The Justice Department's December, 2011 report finding systemic profiling is here.
The Justice Department finally filed suit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, accusing the Arizona official of engaging "in a pattern or practice of unlawful discriminatory police conduct directed at... Read Post
The Justice Department has given up on settling with Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and is planning to sue the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for systematic civil rights abuses of Hispanic residents, a DOJ official indicated in a ters... Read Post