Morning Poll: Should Law Enforcement Agencies Be Comfortable Working With Joe Arpaio?
|Even a janitor at a slime factory would be cautious when joining forces with Joe Arpaio.|
The MCSO was recently infiltrated by a Mexican drug cartel. It's also the target of a nearly three-year federal investigation into alleged corruption.
Based on these recent events, it would seem other law-dogs might at least be concerned about jumping into bed with the sheriff (or two former members of his command staff -- for completely different reasons).
In other words, if our job required us to share a byline with someone who allegedly plagiarized something, or who's allowed a rival newspaper to infiltrate our editorial meetings, we'd at least be a little cautious.
Not acting Phoenix Police Chief Joseph Yahner, or Department of Public Safety Director Robert Halliday, though -- both of whom say they're completely comfortable working with Arpaio, despite his many alleged misdoings.
We want to know what you think: should other law enforcement agencies at least be cautious of a corrupt county sheriff currently under investigation by the federal government?
Cast your vote below.