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Arpaio launches patrols outside schools

PHOENIX — The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix has launched a plan to have as many as 500 armed volunteers patrol areas just outside schools in an effort to guard against shootings like month’s attack that left 26 people dead at a Connecticut elementary school.

January 09, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…
Arizona sheriffs: Arpaio, Babeu re-elected; Dannels to replace Dever

Arizona sheriffs: Arpaio, Babeu re-elected; Dannels to replace Dever

The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America won a sixth term after facing his most bruising political challenge.

November 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Feds to monitor Arizona elections

Feds to monitor Arizona elections

PHOENIX — Primary elections in Maricopa County will be monitored by the U.S. Justice Department,

August 27, 2012 10:19 amLoading…

Four workers arrested in Phoenix for using fake I.D.s

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies have arrested four people at a Phoenix workplace for allegedly using false identification.

August 15, 2012 2:42 pm

Arpaio expected on stand today in profiling trial

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known nationally for his hardline stance on illegal immigration is expected to take the witness stand Tuesday and face allegations that his trademark immigration sweeps amounted to racial profiling against Hispanics.

July 24, 2012 9:37 amLoading…

Lawyer: Arpaio, deputies racially profiled Hispanics

PHOENIX — Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s anti-illegal immigration patrols are taking center stage in federal court in Phoenix.

July 19, 2012 12:06 pmLoading…

Arpaio's lawyers to respond to civil rights suit

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys will respond in court Friday to a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit that alleges that Arpaio's office carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in its immigration patrols.

June 08, 2012 7:55 amLoading…

Maricopa County’s former top prosecutor disbarred

PHOENIX — An Arizona ethics panel has disbarred Maricopa County's former top prosecutor for failed corruption investigations he and America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff conducted, targeting officials who crossed them.

April 10, 2012 9:31 amLoading…
Arpaio: Obama birth certificate “a computer-generated forgery”

Arpaio: Obama birth certificate “a computer-generated forgery”

PHOENIX — America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff finds himself entangled these days in his own thorny legal troubles: a federal grand jury probe over alleged abuse of power, Justice Department accusations of racial profiling and revelations that his department didn’t adequately investiga…

March 01, 2012 4:00 pm Related Loading…

Maricopa County deputy shot and killed

PHOENIX — A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed while answering a burglary call in the north Phoenix community of Anthem early Sunday, and other deputies shot the suspect, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said.

January 08, 2012 11:32 amLoading…

Arpaio announces to seek re-election

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he's definitely seeking a sixth term as the county's top lawman.

January 05, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…

Maricopa to subpoena Arpaio files to shield county's federal funding

PHOENIX - Maricopa County officials will subpoena records that Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office has refused to turn over to U.S. Justice Department lawyers who are investigating his department over allegations of discrimination and unconstitutional searches.

August 14, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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