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Old 11 October 2016, 11:19 PM
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Police Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face criminal charges over immigration patrols

Prosecutors said Tuesday they will charge Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio with criminal contempt of court over immigration patrols.

The announcement was made the day before early voting starts in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s bid for a seventh term as metro Phoenix’s top law enforcer, his toughest fight yet after more than two decades in office. Arpaio, who calls himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff,” made a name for himself cracking down on illegal immigration and forcing jail inmates to wear pink underwear.

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Old 12 October 2016, 02:22 PM
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Couldn't happen to a nicer guy. I hope the charges stick.

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Old 12 October 2016, 02:57 PM
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Sadly, even if convicted, he could still serve as sheriff. This is why his run for reelection is one of those under card votes that are so critical in this election.

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In a strange turn, Arpaio is also accused of carrying out his own secret investigation into U.S. District Judge Murray Snow, the federal judge who recommended charges be brought against him.
This isn't strange to anyone who has followed news about Arpaio much. He has a history of using his office to pursue those who criticize him.
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He has a history of using his office to pursue those who criticize him.
Must be why Trump admires him so much. Well, that and the blatant racism.
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I was doing a ride-along with a Good Year, AZ (suburb of Phoenix) police officer a few years back, and the subject of Arpaio came up... He only said "He sure likes the publicity".

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Old 26 October 2016, 07:57 AM
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Default Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Officially Charged With Criminal Contempt of Court

The longtime and controversial sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix was formally charged Tuesday with criminal contempt-of-court for ignoring a judge's order in a racial-profiling case.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/a...ntempt-n672846
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