It certainly appears that Sheriff Joe Arpaio is going to get a babysitter monitor as a result of the Melendres racial-profiling lawsuit.Maybe, just maybe, the MCSO will operate a little differently with this appointed monitor looking over Arpaio's shoulder.
Attorneys for the ACLU and Sheriff Joe Arpaio still haven't agreed how MCSO is going to remedy the racial profiling a judge found in the Melendres v. Arpaio case.However, by all accounts, the appointment of a babysitter monitor seems certain.
When you're the editorial board of the newspaper of record in a benighted patch of sand like Maricopa County, I suspect it's easy to fall prey to self-deception and confuse 20/20 hindsight with omniscience. See Also: Judge Snow's Decision Damns Not Just Arpaio, but All of Maricopa County Joe Arpaio ... More >>
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Joe Arpaio claims he's finally cooperating with the Department of Justice's investigation of alleged racial profiling practices within the MCSO. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio today challenged the Department of Justice "be fair" and publicly say his office doesn't practice racial profiling."A ... More >>
As county attorney, Andrew Thomas hired Ogletree Deakins to defend the sheriff's office from a grand jury investigation.You can file this one under "WTF??!?!"Turns out Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's favorite law firm, which specializes in employment law, was brought in to help with both the ... More >>