Feathered Bastard

Top Ten MCSO Babysitters Sure to Make Joe Arpaio's Head Explode

Now that we know Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the MCSO will be getting a babysitter appointed by federal Judge G. Murray Snow to drag them kicking and screaming into the 21st Century, the question is, who is the right man (or woman) for the job?

Actually, consent decrees and court-appointed monitors are so common these days that there are individuals and consulting firms that specialize in such work. The ACLU and the MCSO will be dickering over possible candidates in the next 60 days. And if they can't agree, they'll hand over their picks and let the judge decide.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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