Civil rights

KNAU and Arizona News
6:44 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

US Justice Deparment Sues Sheriff Arpaio and Maricopa County

Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Thomas E. Perez with Deputy Assistant Attorney General Roy Austin
Mark Brodie KJZZ

The U-S Justice Department today filed a federal lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, his office and the county. The suit accuses Arpaio and the sheriff’s office of discriminatory and unconstitutional law enforcement practices. From Phoenix, Mark Brodie reports.


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