Tactics, events that defined Joe Arpaio's career as sheriff

Posted August 01, 2017

Arpaio, 85, the Republican sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., for 24 years, was a staunch opponent of illegal immigration and instituted policies that led some supporters to refer to him as the "toughest sheriff in America". Since Penzone took over, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has announced that tent city prison, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pride and joy, is in the midst of being dismantled and should be completely closed within six months.

A judge will sentence Arpaio on October 5. The misdemeanor is punishable by up to six months in jail.

Arpaio later faced a civil trial for ignoring several orders, and he was found guilty of civil contempt of court a year ago.

During a four-day bench trial in June, Arpaio's attorneys blamed his failure to comply with a federal judge's preliminary injunction on subordinates and a former attorney, saying the lawyer misguided him about the scope of the order. The group said requiring officers to enforce immigration law puts them at "risk of being found guilty of significant legal violations".

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Bolton wrote that Arpaio knew of his court order which stipulated that his department was to turn over detained immigrants to the federal immigration authorities.

In a public statement, Arpaio's attorneys said he will appeal to get a jury.

"I could not believe a judge realized all the damage (Arpaio) has caused so many", said Romero.

Arpaio, when reached by The Associated Press, said he didn't have an immediate comment on the verdict. "'The ruling essentially recognizes that local police lack the constitutionally-required evidence to detain or arrest undocumented immigrants who entered the country without inspection or who overstayed a visa", said Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, in a Monday statement.

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The charge follows a 2011 court order by U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow forcing Arpaio to stop racial profiling people based on the color of their skin.

In Monday's ruling, Bolton wrote that Arpaio's then-attorney, Tim Casey, testified that on December 23, 2011, he called the former sheriff and informed him of the order stemming from the racial discrimination suit.

Arpaio was ousted in the same election that sent Trump to the White House. Arpaio's police department was found to routinely racially profiled Latinos, by prolonging traffic stops to determine the immigration status of individuals.

But Arpaio, Bolton concluded, came up with what he described as his backup plan: turn illegal immigrants over to the U.S. Border Patrol instead.

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"Numerous law enforcement agencies also continue to do this", Wilenchik said.