Joseph Michael Arpaio (/ ɑːr ˈ p aɪ oʊ /; born June 14, 1932) is an American former law enforcement officer and politician.He served as the 36th Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona for 24 years, from 1993 to 2017, losing reelection to Democrat Paul Penzone in 2016.
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Controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Wednesday called former President Barack Obama's birth certificate a "phony document" in an interview on CNN.
Sheriff Joseph M ."Joe" Arpaio or "America's Toughest Sheriff," as he likes to be known, was the Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, Destroyer of Spics, and lover of the color pink and Trumps Dick.
Joseph M. Arpaio, No. 2:16-CR-01012-SRB-1. The basis for his motion is a presidential pardon issued on Friday, August 25. However, this pardon raises serious constitutional questions. Your office secured a conviction of Arpaio for criminal contempt of court after he was found to have deliberately violated an injunction in the matter of Melendres v.
prosecute Joseph M. Arpaio for contempt under 18 U.S.C. § 401(3) based on the Order Re Criminal Contempt entered by United States District Judge G. Murray Snow on August 19, 2016, in the Melendres matter.
Last year, we issued an opinion affirming (for the most part) the district court's decision to enter a permanent injunction enjoining Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) from conducting racially discriminatory traffic stops.
In an interview with Fox News two months later, Arpaio said he was going to continue arresting immigrants in the country illegally: "I'm not going to give it up. I'm going to continue to enforce ...
The Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit in federal court today against Maricopa County, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio, arising from unconstitutional and unlawful actions by the defendants.
Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio is the Sheriff of Maricopa County, by far the largest county in Arizona both in land area and population. He is serving his fifth elected term as Sheriff. Since 1992, when Sheriff Arpaio was elected to his first term, he has actively sought to serve the interests of his constituents regarding crime as it pertains to illegal