CHICAGO -- Sheriff Joe Arpaio recently told members of the Arizona Minuteman border-watch movement that they could end up "seeing 30 rounds fired into them" if they're not more careful where they point their guns. Arpaio issued his warning...Show More Summary
After ruling in May that Maricopa county, AZ, Sheriff Joe Arpaio has to stop "using race as a grounds to stop, detain, or hold occupants of vehicles," District Judge Murray Snow now plans to appoint a monitor to watch over Arpaio's office. Show More Summary
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's new monitor will oversee the sheriff's office, according to reports out Saturday.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s new monitor will be keeping an eye on the sheriff’s office. U.S District Judge Murray Snow ordered a monitor to oversee the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office operations. The person will report any discrimination or racist activities to the court. Show More Summary
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge plans to appoint a monitor to watch over the operations of hardline Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose office had been found by the judge to have racially profiled Latino drivers during the lawman's crackdown on illeg...
Joe Arpaio's heavily armed deputies met right-wing vigilantes in the dessert. The inevitable almost happened. The post Anti-Immigrant Sheriff Clashes With Heavily Armed Vigilantes ‘Patrolling’ The Border appeared first on ThinkProgr...
PHOENIX — Tough-talking Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is warning civilians who embark on armed patrols in remote desert terrain that they could end up with "30 rounds fired into" them by one of his deputies. His unapologetically terse comments came Tuesday after a me …
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is erecting dozens of crosses in the desert. The crosses mark the ground where illegal immigrants have died. The crosses are not memorials. Arpaio is trying to save lives. Each cross represents one immigrant who died in the Arizona desert. Show More Summary
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies have placed white wooden crosses in the Arizona desert where border crossers have died, as a way to deter immigrants considering crossing the border at the Gila Bend. The post Sheriff Joe Arpaio Uses Visible Markers Of Death To Deter Migrant Border Crossings appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The announcement came Friday, a day after a local detention officer was shot and killed in his driveway.
An Arizona detention officer was shot outside his home while tinkering with his truck before he left for work, leaving behind a wife and a 5-year-old son. He died a short time later. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio identified the victim as 27-year-old Jorge Vargas,...
The controversial sheriff is arming his deputies with AR-15 style rifles. "We live in a violent society," he says.
I have no idea whether Gov. Jerry Brown read the letter that was sent to him earlier this week by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. And if he did, I have no idea whether he answered it. But if he did, I like to think it would look something like this:
Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County Sheriff, is fighting back against violent criminals who are arming themselves with the latest high powered weapons. And he’s doing this in the non-politically correct way, which has characterized so many of his past utterances and actions. Show More Summary
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- An Arizona detention officer who worked for the jail system run by America's self-described "toughest sheriff" was shot and killed in the driveway of his Phoenix home as he prepared to go to work before dawn on Thursday, authorities said.
He worked for the man who fashions himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff’, Joe Arpaio. Police officers using dogs quickly mounted a two-hour search of the residential neighborhood after the shooting of the officer, who authorities said had been wearing clothing with a sheriff’s office insignia on it. There was no immediate word on motive. “We will […]
Headline News anchor Nancy Grace announced on television on Monday that Maracopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio likely saved her life and the life of her children after stopping a New York man who had been harassing her with death threats. Show More Summary
Friday marks the 20th anniversary of Tent City, an outdoor jail with electric fencing that can hold more than two thousand immigrant detainees set up by Arizona’s Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The post Twenty Years Of In-Tents Treatment: How Sheriff Joe Arpaio Put Racism On Display appeared first on ThinkProgress.
David Lee Simpson of Bath, NY was infatuated with Jodi Arias and didn’t like comments two anchors made about her, according to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Investigators found guns, handcuffs and other items in Simpson’s car after taking him into custody in Bath, Arpaio said. The sheriff declined to name the two anchors because [...]
Sherifff Arpaio insists the raids were not immigration related, but there is good reason to doubt his assertions.