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Topic - Joe Arpaio
Tough-talking Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who's been slammed by detractors who say his border control crackdown views are anti-immigrant and racist, has ordered his deputies to commemorate those who die while crossing into the United States by placing Christian crosses at the site of their desert deaths.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio said his department was buying 400 AR−15 assault rifles so his officers have the firepower they needed to "fight back" against criminals, hours after an officer with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office was gunned down in his driveway.
A New York man was arrested for stalking two news anchors in Phoenix while they were covering the Jodi Arias trial, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said in a press release.
Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio has suspended immigration enforcement on the heels of a federal court ruling that declared his patrol profiling polices as biased against Hispanics.
A recall effort against Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio went down in flames Thursday. Leaders of the group, Respect Arizona and Citizens for a Better Arizona did not collect the necessary number of signatures to force a recall election, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Activists against Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio have only a few hours left to try to oust him from office. Thursday is the deadline to turn in the necessary number of signatures to mount a recall, and by media accounts, effort organizers still have a long way to go to reach 335,000.
A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
Sen. Ted Cruz's address at the annual South Carolina Republican Party dinner Friday helped feed growing speculation the freshman Texas senator sparked this week that he's eyeing a run for the White House in 2016 — and raised yet another round of questions about his eligibility so serve in the Oval Office.
Obtaining signatures for a petition to recall tough-talking, tough-walking Arizona lawman Sheriff Joe Arpaio is proving an uphill battle.
Law enforcement authorities are continuing their investigation into the source of a package addressed to Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio the self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" that contained explosive materials. The package was discovered Thursday at a post office in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Arizona authorities say a package addressed to Sheriff Joe Arpaio would have exploded if opened, leading to serious injuries or death.
Flagstaff law enforcement have intercepted a package that contained an explosive device and was en route to Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the nationally known Arizona lawman whose tough talk and criminal crackdowns have angered many on the left.
President Obama on Monday nominated civil rights attorney Thomas E. Perez to be the next labor secretary, immediately drawing Republican opposition and another contentious confirmation fight on Capitol Hill.
"America's toughest sheriff" is teaming up with action movie star Steven Seagal to help train volunteer posse members to protect Phoenix schools.
Joe Arpaio, the Arizona lawman known by supporters and detractors alike as "America's toughest sheriff" for his aggressive approach to law enforcement, has himself been hit by crime.
Arpaio's lawyers will have "an uphill climb" in the appeals process because of all "the gross statistical evidence," he said.
"Ours is an operation, whether it's the state law or the federal, to go after illegals, not the crime first, that they happen to be illegals," the ruling quoted Arpaio as saying. "My program, my philosophy is a pure program. You go after illegals. I'm not afraid to say that. And you go after them and you lock them up."