Skip to comments.Justice Department: Arizona Sheriff Arpaio violated federal law
Posted on 12/15/2011 11:40:17 AM PST by markomalley
The Justice Department, following an often hostile three-year investigation, said Thursday the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) in Phoenix under the leadership of Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio violated federal law and the Constitution in its handling of persons arrested and inmates held in its jail system.
Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez, who heads the departments Civil Rights Division, said investigators concluded there was reasonable cause to believe that sheriffs deputies engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional conduct and violations of federal law that jeopardized the agencys commitment to fair and effective law enforcement.
The not-unexpected decision said investigators found discriminatory policing practices including unlawful stops, detentions and arrests of Latinos; unlawful retaliation against persons exercising their First Amendment right to criticize the agencys policies or practices, including its discriminatory treatment of Latinos; and discriminatory jail practices against Latino inmates with limited English proficiency by punishing them and denying them critical services.
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If they had something, they wouldn't be whining, they'd be indicting.
They've got nothing, and they're getting scared.
Watch the other hand. They are about to try something else.
“Justice-Joke” dept or Sheriff Arpio?
Which one do you think has violated the law?
Hey lying Holder, when are you going to ‘fess up and go to jail, butthole?
We don’t believe a single statement coming out of your venal, corrupt, and demonstrably uneducated mouth.
Were it not for affirmate action, you’d be diggin ditches.
And that’s not racist...it’s the plain truth.
When the next civil war starts, I think it will start in Maricopa County.
Nothing but threats from Obama because Sheriff Joe is investigating Obama.
Sheriff Joe needs to show the feds who’s boss.
"Now, what we have heeyah...
is faylyer t'comune-cate."
“...While no formal findings of pattern or practice violations have been made, Mr. Perez said the investigation remains ongoing...” WITCH HUNT!
Perez is a La Raza stooge whose needs a cell with his boss.
The criminalization of conservative values continues apace.
Nothing concrete, just a bunch of unproven allegations being rehashed. Typical BS release from a prosecutor or investigator who has absolutely nothing but wants to make it sound like he does so he can get the green light to keep fishing.
Well, if that’s Arpaio’s big sin, then mObama must be in very serious trouble, since he swore to abide by Article IV Section IV of the United States Constitution.
“The president shall protect the states from invasion.”
Is this in response to his investigation(may have something good) into Obama’s Birth Certificate
Aw let’s toss this fisherman a bone.
He’s in a flimsy row boat, so lets make it a 5,000 pound one.
The Justice Department has violated federal law, not the sheriff.
That's one way to put it....
The illegal immigrants also violated federal law. This whole country has turned upside down...
If I remember correctly, the sheriff has authority to arrest any lawbreaker that enters his county.
Here’s hoping the communist gun-runner tries to visit the Sheriff.
Reminds me of Larson's "Far Side"
If he did violate some Federal law then convene a Grand Jury and indict him. Otherwise STFU Holder you gun-running accessory to Murder.
Justice has been investigating Arpaio for years. This administration has had a hard-on for Arpaio since they were elected.
Amazon sells a whole book of his stuff.
Eric Holder’s DOJ has no moral grounds to enforce any law anywhere.
If Perez had turned around, bent over and made his statement in that position, he wouldn’t have sounded any more ridiculous, desperate and stupid. Got a Spanish-surnamed government goon working for a guy being investigated by Sheriff Joe, trying to discredit our sheriff.
By the way, if Perez had made his statement in the bent-over position, he might have strengethned the homosexual vote.
Three years ago, hmm, I'm trying to remember what happened three years ago
and why this started three years ago.
The burden of proof belongs to the RAT-Fed-feds.
-——no moral grounds -——
Morals are irrelevant. The only thing that matters is what they think is the law.
To a democrat, the law is what ever you can get judge to rule.
The point of being a criminal progressive democrat is to have no morals.
That cartoon is racist. /s
Saturday, July 23, 2011
National Affiliate Luncheon
Daniel R. Ortega, Jr., Chair, NCLR Board of Directors
Welcome and Awards Presentation
Janet Murguía, NCLR President and CEO
Thomas E. Perez, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice
They should accuse the sheriff’s office of having automatic weapons then blockade and burn his headquarters down along with anyone trapped inside.
|There is no doubt that this is getting a lot of press coverage NOW, because Arpaio is close to making public what his posse has learned about Obama's secret past...
Dummett: "I can say, because it has already been released to the press and I can verify it, that he will produce a report in February, and it will be devastating. I cant say what it is, but I know what it is.
Alluding Obama could conceivably be an illegal alien, which he said was not that far off, Arpaio chided the mainstream media for ignoring the issue...
That will not work if conservatives regain the necessary backbone for challenging judicial abuse of power.
In my opinion, Arpaio shouldn’t wait until February - he should go public with it now!
I stand with Arpaio . Obama’s America can go straight to hell.
Perhaps Arapio should release these “findings” tomorrow.
Form a posse and arrest Holder for Crimes Against Humanity, Mexico and Arizona. Go git em Sheriff.
The Justice Department (Oxymoron) accusing anyone of this tripe is complete hypocrocy.
|In my opinion, Arpaio shouldnt wait until February - he should go public with it now!
Agreed. But there are probably legal procedural steps he must take before he goes public, like exhaust every law enforcement option to refute or confirm what he has discovered.
I would bet for example, that a court in Maricopa county is also serving Hawaii with a subpoena for the 1961 Microfiche Roll, because if Obama's April 2011 forged B.C. is NOT identical to, (or not even ON) that microfiche roll that confirms this monumental historic fraud. Things like this take time, often 30 days or more.
Hawaii Issued Subpoena For Obama's Original Birth Certificate and 1961 Microfiche Roll(Court Issued)
Also, because Arpaio has implied that Obama may not even (still) be a U.S. citizen, that would also take time to confirm through official channels.
I believe Arapaio could have proof in black and white, sure proof—,indisputable ,incontravertible, no way on Gods green earth copuld anyone deny it , and it will simply be made to dissappear.
We are not going to get Obama out of the White House in any manner other than to vote him out, and even after the world see’s Arapaio’s undeniable proof that he is an illegal President he may win the next election.Almost 50% of Americans want this load in the White House to continue to destroy our country.
“While no formal findings of pattern or practice violations have been made...”
Wow, what a worm. In other words, “nobody broke any law, so we are going to curse at you and *suggest* that you did a whole bunch of *subjectively* bad things. And then we will take you to court and hope a judge agrees to require you to comply with our ever changing, nebulous and whimsical wish list of what we want you to do.”
Which is total ca-ca. Sheriff Joe would be insane to agree to such nonsense. It would be like requiring a high school teacher to have a half dozen adult federal employees in his class, criticizing and arguing with everything he says right after he says it. Teaching would grind to a halt.
:: In my opinion, Arpaio shouldnt wait until February ::
I wondered why he would not go with it sooner but, then, I read somewhere that the drop dead date for filing for the bulk of primaries is around February 14.
If Obamugabe is all in on the 14th and no challenger, Joe hits him on the 15th showing he’s ineligible, then what do the Dhimmicrats do?
Perez needs another three years and a few million more dollars.
The DOJ just cannot accept the fact that Sheriff Joe does not give a rat’s bazoo what they think. He’s a duly elected sheriff of the sovereign state of Arizona and there really isn’t much they can do to him. Its driving them nuts.
Put me on the jury.
“...what do the Dhimmicrats do?”
The Democrats will ignore whatever Arpaio discovers.
As one liberal yahoo at another site posited, possession is 9/10ths of the law, and BHO2 is already in the White House. The attitude of Democrats is basically, “drop dead!”
We now have a federal fascist state, and it happened right in front of us.
The president shall protect the states from invasion.
Not to mention:
Article 2, Section 1, Clause 5
No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.