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County to subpoena Arpaio records

Maricopa County officials will subpoena records that Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office has refused to turn over to U.S. Department of Justice lawyers who are investigating the police agency over allegations of discrimination and unconstitutional searches.

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Arpaio faces jeering protesters in California

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the 78-year-old ex-federal drug agent known for his Arizona immigration sweeps and tent city lockups, faced jeering protesters in San Diego before speaking to a conservative group about his law enforcement tactics in Phoenix.

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Romley, Montgomery trade shots over secret tape, election complaint (access required)

Complaints, threats and secret recordings have become the latest weapons of choice in the battle to become Maricopa County attorney.

Rick Romley’s GOP opponent in the Aug. 24 primary, Bill Montgomery, is dealing with criticism about a secretly recorded conversation in which he questions whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s mental abilities are declining and that Montgomery seems to take a softer stance on illegal immigration than he has taken publicly during his run for office.

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Lawyer: Arpaio is cooperating with probe

A lawyer for an Arizona sheriff known for his efforts against illegal immigrants said Thursday that the U.S. Justice Department's threat to sue over records for its civil rights investigation is premature because his client is willing to cooperate with certain elements of the probe.

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Election officials investigate Arpaio TV ad

Election officials are investigating a television ad by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's re-election campaign that targets interim Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley. The ad urges voters to re-elect Arpaio, who isn't up for re-election until 2012, while criticizing Romley.

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