Notorious Arizona Sheriff has Federal Immigration Enforcement Role Revoked

By Ian Danley 10-08-2009

Living in Maricopa County, Arizona, we are used to seeing our Sheriff, Joe Arpaio, in the headlines, even national ones. Staying in the public purview seems to be a large part of his perceived duties as our county's top law enforcement official. From the pink underwear for male inmates to the female chain gangs and Tent City, or the arrests of critical newspaper owners and the parading of immigrant detainees in front of media cameras, not forgetting the 'training' trips to Honduras for sheriff deputies or the all-volunteer 'posse' and the multiple investigations of civil rights abuses, racial profiling and now even money laundering

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