Joe Arpaio Issues a Press Release en español, and Not Because He Wanted to

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It might seem like someone needs to go check the temperature in Hell, because Sheriff Joe Arpaio issued a press release in Spanish.

You know, the same Sheriff Joe Arpaio whose department had to be banned from racial profiling by a federal judge, and whose die-hard supporters are seriously upset about having to select "English" at an ATM or on a 1-800 call.

See also:
-Joe Arpaio Heads to the Woodshed
-Arpaio's Sweep of the West Valley Could Turn Judge Snow's Order Into a Paper Tiger

The press release (which was also released in English) explains that the MCSO will host a community meeting, where citizens can ask questions about Arpaio's recent sweep.

Of course, Arpaio's not doing any of this out of the goodness of his heart. These are things called for in the order from the judge in Melendres v. Arpaio, Judge G. Murray Snow:

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And, gee, wouldn't you know, Arpaio's busy that day, according to his press release (emphasis ours):
Saturday's after action meeting will provide the public an opportunity to ask questions of the Sheriff's Commanders who oversaw the operation. Interested citizens are invited to attend the meeting on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 9:30A.M.

The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the Litchfield Park Library grounds at 111 West Wigwam Blvd in Litchfield Park, AZ. As Sheriff Arpaio is participating in the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, Deputy Chief David Trombi and Captain Edward 'Pat' Lopez will present the operation details and answer any questions or concerns community members may have. A Spanish-speaking deputy will also be present to assist communications with Spanish-speaking citizenry.
What a coincidence.

Of course, this was the sweep that just so happened to take place before the monitor could be installed in the MCSO, in what certainly looked like a push back against Snow's order.

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23 comments
gerry_c
gerry_c

Citizenry is the word that caught my eye. Can deferred action or even green card holders ask questions?

tgstkmop
tgstkmop

"I'm da Sheriff."  "Nobody, tells this Sheriff, what to do."  "Yes, Judge Snow."

dumpsterdiver
dumpsterdiver

Hey Churff Payaso,

Only way to make peace with us, is for you to apologize.

It is the Mexican way.Then we know you have testostoronies?

dumpsterdiver
dumpsterdiver

Hey Churff Payaso,

Only way to make peace with us, is for you to apologize.

It is the Mexican way.Then we know you have testostoronies?

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

I feel a little "yippy" sniffing at my ankles, but not yet ready to bite at them!

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

so much for Joe's bluster and bravado of how no one is going to tell him what he has to do. that sure seems like he is doing what the judge told him he has to do. this is just the first of many things Joe is going to cave in on

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967 topcommenter

LMAO once again this latest round of Arpaio bullshit violates Judge Snow's order.

When is Judge Snow ordering the senile old man into his courtroom? I can't wait to see the intense bitch-slapping the Judge is gonna hand down to the Flaccid Failure.

Arpaio is a complete and utter disgrace. Real veterans are disgusted with the Flaccid Failure and his bullshit.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

so the only available date for this is on veterans day? there were no other days at all that Joe could have been able to make it on? so is the guy afraid to answer for his actions, or do they just want to keep him from make a bad situation worse by opening his mouth in front of an unscripted crowd? 

StacyP
StacyP

He has to hold this meeting in BFE ? Why doesn't he hold the meeting in the area where he accosted the community?  In Maryvale (W. Phoenix) is where he should be holding this meeting.

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

Wow.. what a coincidence.. having this 'outreach' on the same day as the Veterans day parade, knowing full well that a lot of the people Joe targets are US Citizens of brown color who also happen to be veterans... 

So if they have a problem with the illegal sweep, they have a choice, attend this or attend the tribute to our veterans. Pretty convenient... 

Has anyone asked if the Veterans actually want Joe to be at the parade? Seeing as how at least 2 of the LEGAL US CITIZENS MURDERED IN JOES JAILS WERE VETERANS??

BTW - how many people did this sweep get?? 8 if I remember correctly?? wow... such effective and efficient police work.. tying up numerous deputies, costing many many man hours.. for 8... lots of proof there why these sweeps are so needed (cough cough)

shadeaux14
shadeaux14

Why would Joe insult Veterans by participating in our parade? Arpaio is the antithesis of what Veterans stand for.

PinkSatan
PinkSatan

Sheridan chip these Damn icecicles off my nads!

eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

I do not understand why Phoenix PD and the city council did not object to Joe holding that "crime suppression" op on their turf. Or how Mesa officials were mostly silent when Joe raided the public library to catch illegals. It's time that officials of cities not in Joe's AOR start bitching whenever he invades their territory.

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@StacyP 

He is holding it there since that is where his base is, where the only people who back him are. i.e. the Grumpy Old Phucks who have too much time on their hands and watch/listen to Faux media all day

He is trying to stack the deck response wise, since Joe can't take true criticism

This is a great point though and I sincerely hope that someone at this meeting asks the MCSO reps this very question.

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967 topcommenter

I take it by your comment that you're a veteran Shadeaux?

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@eric.nelson745 

While I agree they should complain, they also know it will fall on deaf ears and legally, there is nothing they can do about it since the Sheriff can enforce law anywhere in the county.

In the case of a professional LEA this is a good thing since it provides the balance for a bad city police force, since the county can then be called by the citizenry and actually in many many cases, take over the city LEA in for instance a proven corruption case.

Unfortunately this is the bad side, when it's the county LEA that is corrupt.

NWEng
NWEng

@eric.nelson745  

If I understand our state constitution correctly, ALL of Maricopa county is the sheriff's territory and any notifications from MCSO to the local LEO about a scheduled operation is just a matter of simple courtesy rather than a request for permission.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@david_saint01 @eric.nelson745 Don't forget that Joke holds the record for saying "I don't recall" while giving sworn testimony - What was it, 27 times in 30 minutes when Candy Thomas was getting disbarred?

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