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Arpaio arms deputies with assault rifles following officer’s shooting death

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has instructed his deputies to carry AR-15 assault rifles at all times following a local detention officer’s shooting death on Thursday, KPHO-TV reported. “Should any off-duty deputy come across a crime being committed, it is the policy of this office for that deputy to take the…

Injured ‘Sheriff Joe’ releases hospital bed videos

After falling and breaking his arm while walking through downtown Phoenix on Thursday, Sheriff Joe Arpaio released a pair of videos of himself in a hospital bed, talking about his determination to return to work. According to Talking Points Memo, the 80-year-old sheriff spoke to a woman off camera about…

Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s top lawyer disbarred, facing criminal charges

(UPDATED BELOW) They were Republican Arizona’s golden boys, the plain-spoken, get-tough sheriff and his legal and political foil, Sheriff Joe Arpaio and attorney Andrew Thomas. According to a post at Talking Points Memo, Thomas “might have had a bright career in Arizona politics,” but instead is today facing disbarment, criminal…

Arpaio asks Selective Service System for assistance in ‘birther’ investigation

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Wednesday requested assistance from the U.S. Selective Service System as part of his ongoing investigation into President Barack Obama’s birth certificate. “While my office will continue pursuing this investigation, I have spoken of the need to enlist the aid of other agencies,” Arpaio said in…

Joe Arpaio: ‘Latinos love me’

In a heated interview with Univision host Jorge Ramos this past weekend, controversial Maricopa Country, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio claimed that Latinos actually love him. The Al Punto host wasn’t hesitant to tell Arpaio directly that he “was the face of racism and discrimination” to many Latinos, prompting the tea…

Arpaio deputy shot, killed on burglary call

William Coleman, 50, deputy to controversial Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona, was shot and killed on Sunday while responding to a burglary call in Phoenix. The suspect, a 40-year-old man who deputies found in a van behind a medical building around 4 a.m., opened fire right away, killing Coleman.…

Feds: Sheriff Arpaio’s immigrant crackdowns often illegal

Update (below): Department of Homeland Security cuts Arpaio off from key immigration database Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona have long engaged in the “unconstitutional policing” of Latino communities, the Department of Justice alleged Thursday in a scathing report released after two years of detailed…

Cain: Electrocuting immigrants quip was just a joke — but not really

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Monday that while he was joking about an electric border fence, he’s not ruling it out as a possibility. Over the weekend, Cain told NBC’s David Gregory that America needed to get a sense a humor about his suggestion that immigrants trying to cross…

Arpaio: Electric fence joke proves Cain is serious

When Herman Cain meets with Maricopa Country Sheriff Joe Arpaio Monday, it will make him the fourth Republican presidential candidate to personally seek the endorsement of “America’s toughest sheriff.” “I’ll meet with Mr. Cain,” Arpaio told CNN’s Christine Roman’s Monday. “I’ll see how he stands on the illegal immigration problem.”…

Donald Trump forgets Rick Perry’s name

Texas governor and Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry is barreling down the campaign trail, armed with poll numbers that crown him the GOP frontrunner. Along with the grip-and-grins, speeches and debates, Perry is seeking high-profile endorsements. However, Perry appears to be seeking the endorsement of someone who can’t remember the…

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