A federal appeals court Thursday said a Maricopa County special prosecutor can be sued by two Phoenix New Times editors who said they were arrested after running stories criticizing Sheriff Joe Arpaio and other county officials.Read More »
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is dangerous. He needs to go.
Arpaio’s suggestion that he knew nothing of the gross mismanagement by his underlings like Dave Henderschott is not credible. Arpaio surrounds himself with sycophants like Henderschott who share Arpaio’s disdain for anyone who would criticize the office. Arpaio cannot now distance himself from these decisions.
A deputy who came under scrutiny earlier this year after claiming he was wounded by drug smugglers in the Arizona desert has been suspended over comments he made to a weekly Phoenix newspaper, the Pinal County sheriff's office said Wednesday.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced July 20 that he will be opening a new section of his tent city jail, just for those convicted under Arizona’s new immigration law. The new section of the outdoor jail will be called “section 1070,” according to a Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman.Read More »