A racial profiling case involving former Sheriff Joe Arpaio that has already cost taxpayers in metropolitan Phoenix nearly $66 million over the last nine years is about to get more … Click to Continue »
An appeals court has rejected former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to have a jury, rather than a judge, decide whether he is guilty of a criminal contempt-of-court charge for disobeying … Click to Continue »
Joe Arpaio's Infamous Arizona Tent City Closing By the time former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost his re-election bid in 2016, he was widely thought of as one of the worst sheriffs in the country, if not the worst....Show More Summary
Lawyers for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have filed an appeal requesting a jury trial in his criminal contempt-of-court case. Arpaio's attorneys filed a 77-page petition Friday evening to … Click to Continue »
A surprising name has been added to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's witness list at his upcoming criminal contempt-of-court trial: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose agency is prosecuting the lawman … Click to Continue »
The Latest on former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal contempt-of-court case (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A federal judge has set new dates for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe … Click to Continue »
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has added a surprising name to the witness list for his upcoming criminal contempt-of-court trial. He's seeking the testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose agency … Click to Continue »
Joe Arpaio's Infamous Ariz. Tent City Closing By the time former Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost his re-election bid in 2016, he was widely thought of as one of the worst sheriffs in the country, if not the worst. HeShow More Summary
The Latest on a pretrial hearing Wednesday in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal contempt-of-court case (all times local): 1:22 p.m. Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has succeeded in delaying his April … Click to Continue »
Marisa Franco took on Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio. Now she has advice for people fighting Trump. pic.twitter.com/pZXjvMvsGE — AJ+ (@ajplus) April 12, 2017 The same day Donald Trump won the presidency of the United States, Sheriff JoeShow More Summary
A judge will hear arguments Wednesday over former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's latest attempt to delay his upcoming trial on a criminal contempt-of-court charge. His attorneys say the criminal case should … Click to Continue »
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has lost a bid to dismiss his criminal contempt-of-court case for ignoring a judge's order to stop his immigration patrols. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on … Click to Continue »
New lawyers for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio filed motions in federal court Monday to have his criminal contempt-of-court charge dismissed or have the scheduled April 25 trial date … Click to Continue »
This epic boondoggle feels like a bad Victorian novel, with about nineteen hundred players, most of them ruthless bastards who lie and cheat their way to the top. In this case, the very top, as in The President of the United States.Show More Summary
While former Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio tries to do what all right-wing racist, corrupt, indicted and criminal former officials do—start or go to work for a fake news network—a real sheriff is going to begin to try to undo the years...Show More Summary
Maricopa County’s new sheriff called the facility a “circus.”
The former Maricopa County sheriff routinely pointed to the notorious outdoor facility as a symbol of his "tough on crime" stance. The new sheriff says it is costly and not a deterrent.
The new sheriff of metro Phoenix announced Tuesday that he's closing down a complex of jail tents that helped make his predecessor, Joe Arpaio, a national law enforcement figure. The decision by Sheriff Paul Penzone to close the 24-year-old Tent City complex will undo a critical piece of Arpaio's...
"This facility became more of a circus atmosphere for the general public," the new sheriff said.
Tent City in Arizona was intended to save money while turning the broiling summer into a form of punishment. It did neither, the new sheriff says.