racial profiling http://knau.org en US Justice Deparment Sues Sheriff Arpaio and Maricopa County http://knau.org/post/us-justice-deparment-sues-sheriff-arpaio-and-maricopa-county <div id="google_ads_div_160X600-KJZZ-v2_ad_wrapper"><div id="google_ads_div_160X600-KJZZ-v2_ad_container" style="display: inline-block;"><!-- Copyright 2008 DoubleClick, a division of Google Inc. All rights reserved. --><!-- Code auto-generated on Thu May 26 13:02:57 EDT 2011 --><noscript></noscript></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto;"><font face="Times New Roman"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">The U-S Justice Department today filed a federal lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, his office and the county. Fri, 11 May 2012 01:44:48 +0000 Mark Brodie 13716 at http://knau.org US Justice Deparment Sues Sheriff Arpaio and Maricopa County Homeland Security Strips Arpaio of Immigration Powers http://knau.org/post/homeland-security-strips-arpaio-immigration-powers <p class="p1" style="margin: 1em 0in;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">The Department of Justice&rsquo;s report alleging civil rights abuses in the Maricopa County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office had immediate repercussions. Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of Homeland Security, announced that her department had severed its cooperative agreements with the sheriff&rsquo;s office.&nbsp;The decision strips Sheriff Joe Arpaio of the ability to enforce federal immigration laws.<o:p></o:p></font></font></p><p class="p1" style="margin: 1em 0in;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 15:53:04 +0000 Michel Marizco 6082 at http://knau.org Homeland Security Strips Arpaio of Immigration Powers Feds: Arizona's Sheriff Arpaio Violated Civil Rights in Immigration Enforcement http://knau.org/post/feds-arizonas-sheriff-arpaio-violated-civil-rights-immigration-enforcement <p>The Department of Justice on Thursday leveled charges of unconstitutional policing against the Maricopa County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office. The investigation into civil rights abuses by Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been going on for more than three years.</p><p>The Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department accused the sheriff&rsquo;s office of racially profiling Hispanics and unlawfully arresting them. Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez called the sheriff&rsquo;s office &quot;broken&quot; as he laid out the allegations.</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 00:39:55 +0000 Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez & Michel Marizco 6055 at http://knau.org