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FILE-In this Thursday, April 3, 1997 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio displays one of the new prisoner uniform tops in downtown Phoenix, Ariz. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Scott Troyanos, File)

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FILE-In this Dec. 11, 2007 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio addresses members of a chain gang in Phoenix. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Matt York, 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 in Tent City in Phoenix for incarceration until their sentences are served and they are deported to their home countries. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE-In this Friday, July 14, 2006 file photo, Elias Bermudez, president of Immigrants without Borders, kneels before Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio outside the Sheriffs office in Phoenix. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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In this Thursday, July 29, 2010, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks in Phoenix announcing his crime suppression sweeps. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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FILE-In this Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio pauses while speaking about a detention officer who was shot in Phoenix. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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FILE-In this Saturday, June 23, 2012 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio signs autographs for inmates as he walks through a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office jail called "Tent City" in Phoenix. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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FILE-In this Wednesday, 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 former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE-In this Wednesday, July 28, 2010 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks in Phoenix about U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton's ruling that blocked the most controversial sections of Arizona's new immigration law from taking effect. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Matt York, 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. 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)