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6.1.16

Fed-Up Judge Threatens 'America’s Toughest Sheriff' Over Continued Racial Profiling

Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio could face prosecution on charges of criminal contempt for violating court orders related to the racial profiling of Latinos.

4.3.16

How 'America’s Toughest Sheriff' Treats Mentally Ill Prisoners

A lawsuit alleges that mentally ill inmates at the Maricopa County Jail in Phoenix under Sheriff Joe Arpaio are kept in "dangerously inadequate" conditions.

6.20.14

'America's Toughest Sheriff' Faces Lawsuit Over Undocumented Worker Raids

Plaintiffs have filed papers against Sheriff Joe Arpaio challenging workplace searches that resulted in arrests of 790 undocumented workers.

5.6.14

Reasons Why Phoenix Is the Worst Place Ever

Phoenix is hot, ugly, beige, and full of discrimination and insanity. On the bright side, there are plenty of malls and entry-level jobs!

1.7.14

An Aggressive Police Raid in Texas Led to the Death of a Sheriff's Deputy

"No-knock" raids, where cops bust down doors without announcing themselves first, are more dangerous for both the officers and the suspect.

1.6.14

An Aggressive Police Raid in Texas Led to the Death of a Sheriff's Deputy

"No-knock" raids, where cops can bust down doors without announcing themselves first, are increasingly common but are more dangerous for both the officers and the suspect—and they're doubly stupid when the raid is over some marijuana.

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12.17.13

This Year in Bad Cops

This year we learned, again, that the people who are in charge of the police and prisons have no idea what they were doing. Law enforcement as a whole was awful, individual cops and departments were worse. Lives were ruined and dogs were shot. Here's...

11.26.13

What Happens After the Police Shoot Innocent Bystanders?

When the wrong person catches a bullet from a government-issued gun it’s often assumed that such collateral damage is unavoidable.

11.19.13

What Happens After the Police Shoot Innocent Bystanders?

When the wrong person catches a bullet from a government-issued gun it’s often assumed that such collateral damage is unavoidable.

7.20.12

The Recent Unpleasentness - Sheriff Joe Tweets

We collected the best tweets from computer-illiterate sheriff and xenophobic baked potato Joe Arpaio.

5.21.12

What the Sheriff Joe Lawsuit is Really About

Remember infamous Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who's been battling with the Justice Department over allegation of ethnic discrimination in his jurisdiction? For example, on the streets, Latinos were 5 to 9 times more likely to be searched under...