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10 Most Bogus "Death Threats" Against Joe Arpaio



Sheriff Joe Arpaio seems to have an obsession with trying to get the public to believe that his life is in constant danger.

Such was the case yesterday, when Arpaio's office issued a press release to describe the latest "death threat" against the elderly sheriff. The "threat" was an e-mail from a 16-year-old kid in Canada, who said he'd kill Arpaio, whom he called a "massive dickhead" -- not exactly an imminent threat.

Check out 10 of the most bogus death threats Arpaio has cried about:

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Matthew Hendley
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