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Arizona Sheriff Sued By Federal Government for Refusing Document Access

The Justice Department has filed suit against an Arizona sheriff for his failure to turn over documents as part of a civil rights investigation involving the sheriff’s actions. Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio is known for being tough on crime, but…

AZ sheriff under grand jury investigation for abusing power

An Arizona sheriff is under grand jury scrutiny for allegedly abusing his power by conducting unauthorized searches, questioning county employees in their homes, and threatening county employees with investigations. The sheriff was embroiled in a controversy with county officials after…