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DOJ Finds That Joe Arpaio Routinely Violated Civil Rights

By Kevin Fayle on December 15, 2011 12:36 PM

An inquiry into the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) by the US Department of Justice has concluded that the MCSO, headed by outspoken Sheriff Joe Arpaio, engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional policing. The report specifically mentions racial profiling, illegal stops and unlawful retaliation by the department as the basis for its finding.
DOJ Finds That Joe Arpaio Routinely Violated Civil Rights
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