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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2009, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, left, orders approximately 200 convicted illegal immigrants handcuffed together and moved into a separate area of Tent City, for incarceration until their sentences are served and they are deported to their home countries, in Phoenix. Arpaio has left office with a mixed legacy on immigration, jails and other key issues. Critics accused him of being a publicity-driven bully who treated powerless people harshly because it was popular with voters. His supporters counter that he’s a standup guy who did what the public wanted and was the only local police official in Arizona to move against illegal immigration. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio listens to a video presentation of the findings from a five-year investigation into the authenticity of President Barack Obama's birth certificate during a news conference in Phoenix. Arpaio has left office with a mixed legacy on immigration, jails and other key issues. Critics accused him of being a publicity-driven bully who treated powerless people harshly because it was popular with voters. His supporters counter that he’s a standup guy who did what the public wanted and was the only local police official in Arizona to move against illegal immigration. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2009, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, left, orders approximately 200 convicted illegal immigrants handcuffed together and moved into a separate area of Tent City, for incarceration until their sentences are served and they are deported to their home countries, in Phoenix. The longtime Maricopa County sheriff had a tough year. He was voted out of office in November, losing to Democrat Paul Penzone amid lingering frustration over his legal issues and costs. He also was charged with criminal contempt of court over his defiance of a judge's orders in a racial profiling case. A trial is set for next year. But the 84-year-old known for his immigration crackdowns and tough jail policies did find a new spot on the national stage in 2016 as he campaigned for Trump. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, is joined by Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio during a news conference in Marshalltown, Iowa. The longtime Maricopa County sheriff had a tough year. He was voted out of office in November, losing to Democrat Paul Penzone amid lingering frustration over his legal issues and costs. He also was charged with criminal contempt of court over his defiance of a judge’s orders in a racial profiling case. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, is joined by Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio during a news conference in Marshalltown, Iowa. The longtime Maricopa County sheriff had a tough year. He was voted out of office in November, losing to Democrat Paul Penzone amid lingering frustration over his legal issues and costs. He also was charged with criminal contempt of court over his defiance of a judges orders in a racial profiling case. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to the findings of a five-year investigation into the authenticity of President Barack Obama's birth certificate during a press conference Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in Phoenix. He earned plaudits from Donald Trump and became one of the nation's leading voices on the debunked controversy over Obama's birthplace (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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FILE - In this , June 23, 2012, file photo, inmates gather next to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio as he walks through a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office jail called "Tent City" in Phoenix. Arpaio disbanded a SWAT team that focused on handling dangerous jail inmates at a time when the elite unit was in high demand due to a spike in assaults by inmates on guards, records show. Arpaio folded the Special Response Team in September as part of $8 million in budget cuts to cover skyrocketing legal costs from a racial-profiling case against the sheriff's office. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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FILE - In this July 21, 2016, file photo, Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona walks on the stage to speak during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Arpaio is now the one targeted in a criminal case. He was charged two weeks before Election Day with contempt of court for defying a judge's order in a racial profiling case. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

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The reign of Maricopa Country Sheriff Joe Arpaio, billed as "America's Toughest Sheriff" for his approach to illegal immigration, is in jeopardy as Arizona's voters are increasingly Hispanic. Sheriff Arpaio's support of Donald Trump may also prove a liability. (Associated Press)

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In this Jan. 9, 2013, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to reporters in Phoenix, Ariz. A judge will hold a hearing in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, to discuss legal issues raised by a recommendation that prosecutors file a criminal contempt-of-court case against Arpaio. The hearing falls the day before early voting starts in Arpaio's bid for a seventh term as metro Phoenix's top law enforcer. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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In this Jan. 9, 2013, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to reporters in Phoenix, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2013 file photo shows Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaking with the media in Phoenix. The longtime Maricopa County sheriff had what may have been the roughest year of his career. He was called into federal court on contempt-of-court charges while a series of damaging revelations surfaced about his office, including his acknowledged defiance of court orders in a racial profiling case and an allegation that he launched a secret investigation of the case's judge in a bid to discredit him. Arpaio's saga is one of the Top 10 stories in Arizona for 2015(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2011 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio shows his badge as he holds a ceremony where 92 of his immigration jail officers, who lost their federal power to check whether inmates are in the county illegally, turn in their credentials after federal officials pulled the Sheriff's office immigration enforcement powers in Phoenix. The U.S. Justice Department is putting Arpaio on trial next month in a civil rights case that will focus in part on how the sheriff investigated and criminally charged people who crossed him from 2007 until 2010. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks with the media in Phoenix on Jan. 9, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Animal rights activist and PETA spokeswoman Pamela Anderson joined Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Wednesday to feed inmates a meat-free lunch. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

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Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio will allow inmates in his district to enjoy popcorn during Sunday's Super Bowl. (Associated Press)

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In this Jan. 9, 2013 file photo, Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, filed a lawsuit minutes after President Obama's Nov. 20 announcement of his amnesty policy, arguing it put an unfair burden on him and seeking to have it overturned. (Associated Press)

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaking with the media in Phoenix in this Jan. 9, 2013, file photo. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks with the media in Phoenix on Jan. 9, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**