Two Maricopa County sheriff's deputies were arrested today for allegedly assaulting two jail inmates.
The deputies each have been charged with aggravated assault.
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Details of the alleged assaults have not been released yet, and the two deputies have not been identified.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has scheduled a press conference this afternoon regarding the assaults, where he will reportedly show a video of the officers assaulting the inmates.
This is in stark contrast to past incidents of MCSO detention-officer midconduct, after which jail videos seem to be pointed in the wrong direction, or just disappear. Wonder if Arpaio's getting nervous (read: wants to appear on the up-and-up) with that federal investigation under way into his and his department's bad behavior?
Check back to Valley Fever later today for details.