Findings of Racial-Profiling, Civil-Rights Investigation Into Sheriff Arpaio's Office to be Announced by Feds

The findings of a three-year probe into allegations of racial profiling and other civil rights allegations against Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office will be revealed this morning by the U.S. Justice Department.

The Civil Rights Division has run a wide-ranging investigation into the "patterns and practices" of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, looking at Arpaio's use of immigration sweeps and other heavy-handed tactics.

Thomas E. Perez, assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division, will announce the findings at a 10 a.m. news conference at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Phoenix.

We're headed there now -- you'll know what they say as soon we do.

Read the complete coverage:

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Can Arpaio's "Culture of Bias" Be Fixed? DOJ Plan Involves Training and New Policies

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Click here to read the DOJ's report on its findings.

See our past coverage of the DOJ investigation of Arpaio.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.