Feathered Bastard

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

Page 3 of 4

7. Paul Penzone: The former Phoenix police sergeant took on Arpaio in 2012, forcing Arpaio to spend millions on sappy TV ads presenting the decrepit sheriff as a good guy. Alas, Penzone, now a security consultant, did not prevail, but it would be poetic justice indeed to appoint him monitor, with an office on the same floor as Arpaio's.

6. Randy Parraz: The president of Citizens for a Better Arizona was the point of the spear in taking down recalled redneck pol Russell Pearce. Like Reza, he was once falsely arrested by Arpaio's goons, and earlier this year, he led a failed recall attempt against Arpaio that had the sheriff sweatin.' What's left of Arpaio's brain would liquefy and ooze out his hairy ears were Parraz to become the MCSO's new court-appointed potentate.

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
Contact: Stephen Lemons