Sheriff Joe Arpaio: The 25 Most Read Stories of His Previous Term
Sheriff Joe Arpaio and so-called Cold Case Posse lead investigator Mike Zullo added nothing to their running total of zero evidence that President Obama's birth certificate is fake, which they presented at a highly publicized press conference. Read the full story by Jason Lewis, published on July 17, 2012.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is a self-promoting bigot of a politician who influences his deputies with discriminatory ideas that flow down from the top. Read the full story by Ray Stern, published on July 24, 2012.
Marty Atencio died on December 20th, just days after he was brutalized and Tased repeatedly in MCSO custody. Read the full story by Stephen Lemons, published on January 5, 2012.
Deborah Braillard died an agonizing death in a diabetic coma in Arpaio's jail 2005 after not getting medical treatment related to her diabetes. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors recently rejected the $3.25 million settlement for the Braillard family which resulted from a lengthy court case. Read the full story by Michael Lacey, published on December 9, 2010.
Two longtime Maricopa County Sheriff's Office lawmen, Larry Black and Joel Fox, get embroiled in an alleged love affair and become partners in campaign crime. Check out the full story by Ray Stern published on April 14, 2011.