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Arizona Minuteman arrested for pointing AR-15 rifle at sheriff’s deputy

A member of a Minutemen militia was arrested Saturday night for allegedly pointing his AR-15 semi-automatic rifle at a Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy. Richard Malley, 49, and two other group members were patrolling the area along Interstate 8 in search of illegal activity when two deputies approached, according to court…

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…

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona failed to investigate 400 sex-crimes

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the self-described “toughest sheriff in the United States” best known for his jail’s pink underwear and illegal-immigrant sweeps, said he would not resign despite claims that his office misspent funds and failed to investigate 400 sex-crime cases. “I’m not going to resign as long as…

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