Roughly simultaneous to his feud with the county, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio had been fighting one of the biggest scandals of his time in office - the so-called SCA campaign-finance debacle. The scandal involved a secret organization, sometimes known as the Sheriff's Command Association, an ... More >>
Four years ago, when actor Steven Seagal found himself in need of a publicity-hungry, big-city law enforcement agency to help him shoot a reality TV series, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio rolled out the welcome mat. The controversial six-term sheriff hooked up the wannabe cop with Executive Chi ... More >>
The costs keep climbing for the corrupt acts of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former County Attorney Andrew Thomas. Late last month, the Board of Supervisors agreed to pay $1.27 million to a former judge smeared with bogus criminal charges, plus another $250,000 to former county Schools Su ... More >>
You'd think that when a scrappy, underdog newspaper publishes a series exposing a local politician's campaign as not merely ineffective, but dangerous, readers would clamor for more.Not in conservative Mesa. And not when the politician is as popular as Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was ele ... More >>
New Times really hit a nerve this time. Sheriff Joe wants a federal judge to shut us up.