Quantcast
Home » Topics » maricopa county sheriff joe arpaio

Officer from Maricopa County Sherriff Joe Arpaio’s jail shot dead in own driveway

PHOENIX (Reuters) – 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. Police officers using dogs quickly mounted a…

Arpaio blames ‘illegal aliens’ after seizing ton of pot — but makes no arrests

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Tuesday cited “illegal aliens” after seizing a ton of marijuana even though no arrests were made. “Nearly a ton of marijuana with a street value of over $1 million was seized late last night by Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies near Highway 238 in Mobile,…

Arpaio probe concludes Obama’s birth certificate a ‘forgery’

Arizona’s Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced on Thursday that his investigation into President Barack Obama’s birth certificate concluded the document was most likely a “forgery.” “President Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate released by the White House on April 27, 2011, is suspected to be a computer-generated forgery, not a…

WATCH LIVE: Arpaio press conference on Obama’s birth certificate

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio called a press conference on Thursday to announce the results of an investigation of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate. The event was scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. ET. Watch this live video from World Net Daily, broadcast March 1, 2011.  …

DOJ says Arizona’s ‘Sheriff Joe’ violated civil rights laws

WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Dec 15 (Reuters) – An Arizona sheriff and his deputies violated U.S. civil rights laws by engaging in racial profiling of Latinos and making unlawful arrests in their bid to crack down on illegal immigrants, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s deputies regularly…

Arizona senators concerned over Arpaio sex crime probes

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona’s two U.S. senators on Thursday expressed concern over media reports accusing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, best known for his crackdown on illegal immigration, of giving short shrift to hundreds of sex-crime investigations. In a joint statement, Republican Senators John McCain and Jon Kyl said the…

Rep. Grijalva calls for Arpaio to resign over mishandled sex-crime cases

Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-AZ) on Monday called for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to resign after the Associated Press reported that his office had inadequately investigated more than 400 sex-crime investigations during a three-year period. Current and former police officers familiar with the cases told the Associated Press that…

Arizona Sheriff Arpaio to endorse Perry for president

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona will endorse Rick Perry for president next week, according to ABC News. The self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in the nation” has gained national attention for his hard-line stance against illegal immigration and his controversial tactics, including forcing prison inmates to wear pink underwear and…

Because This Is A Thing That’s Okay

Not that I’m saying that the Tea Party may contain an incredibly disturbing psychosexual undercurrent focused on fetishizing powerful women that are still ideologically beholden to them, but fuck it, I am. Add this to list of bizarre and unusual campaign trail antics: at last week’s Tea Party Express rally…

Google+