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 >>
If you're a close observer of the Maricopa County sheriff like we are, check out this hour-long video (in three parts) from his testimony in last year's Joel Fox termination appeal proceedings. Arpaio squirms a little, appears to feign ignorance and mixes up his stories as he answers questions from ... More >>
Robert Sparks, the hearing officer overseeing fired sheriff's deputy Joel Fox's appeal, is worried that he's out of his league in the complex case. This isn't an average appeal for the job of an average county worker who was fired, of course -- it's about a scandal and cover-up that reaches right u ... More >>
Dave Hendershott, the disgraced former chief deputy under Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, will invoke his right against self-incrimination if asked to testify in the job appeal hearing for fired deputy Joel Fox.Barry Markson, Hendershott's lawyer, told Judge Robert Sparks in the appeal hearin ... More >>
County Attorney Rick Romley gives Sheriff Babeu a reality checkIn my Monday blog concerning just who will pay for the cost of Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's administrative investigation into the Munnell memo alleging corruption in the command staff of the MCSO, I reported that Babeu's flack ... More >>
captured from video by HumanLeague002Chief Deputy Hendershott during his Feb 12 depo in MelendresThe local press' lead on the recent deposition of MCSO Chief Deputy David Hendershott in the federal racial-profiling lawsuit Melendres vs. Arpaio was Hendershott's contention that a vast lefty cons ... More >>
Arpaio's invested $690,000 in cash in two commercial properties since 1995. Some other investment records are sealed.