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Arpaio Ready to Accept Racial Profiling Ruling: Documents
NBCNews.com ^ | 04/15/2014 | M. Alex Johnson

Posted on 04/15/2014 7:11:43 AM PDT by GIdget2004

The self-styled "toughest sheriff in America" is prepared to accept a federal judge's finding that he and his Arizona department racially profiled Latinos in violation of the U.S. Constitution, court documents showed Monday.

Attorneys for Maricopa County submitted a draft "corrective statement" (PDF) in U.S. District Court in Phoenix acknowledging that the judge had found constitutional violations and stipulating that Joe Arpaio, the county's swaggering sheriff for more than 20 years, wouldn't appeal some of the findings.

The turnabout is a dramatic one for the 80-year-old Arpaio, who's insisted that his department never racially profiled Latinos as illegal immigrants while scores of lawsuits made their way through the courts and the U.S. Justice Department launched a civil rights investigation.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: doj; racialprofiling; sheriffjoe

1 posted on 04/15/2014 7:11:43 AM PDT by GIdget2004
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To: GIdget2004

3-D chess move?


2 posted on 04/15/2014 7:19:44 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: GIdget2004

It’s tough trying to enforce the laws when every damn illegal alien in the country, as well as Holder’s “DOJ”, are bringing “lawsuits” against you for doing it. America was lost when we lost control of our so called “courts”.


3 posted on 04/15/2014 7:20:45 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: GIdget2004

I guess we are just stupid. Where do most of the southern border crossers come from? Why would we not racially profile?


4 posted on 04/15/2014 7:21:57 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: FlingWingFlyer

> i’m sure Arpaio is willing to be called a racist so he can get on with his investigation of The One who had much to do with the filing of those charges in the first place. I bet Arpaio is the most monitored target by the NSA in the world...

Truth be told, the liberals have given us more justifiable reasons to be racist than ever. They surely are and definitely racist against all things good, American / patriotic, Christian, or any of its representatives.


5 posted on 04/15/2014 7:29:53 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: GIdget2004
"in violation of the U.S. Constitution"

Uh, what article or amendment of our Constitution deals with this?

6 posted on 04/15/2014 7:31:04 AM PDT by eCSMaster ("It is not the color of his skin, ... it is the blackness that fills his soul")
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To: GIdget2004

“wouldn’t appeal SOME of the findings.”

I wonder if the some means he will not appeal the spelling of his name or time of the day?


7 posted on 04/15/2014 7:44:42 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: GIdget2004

I will bet more than a cup of coffee that when we see the actual ruling, it will tend more to Sheriff Joe’s side than the NBS “news” version.


8 posted on 04/15/2014 7:49:24 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (for)
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To: GIdget2004

When is “border-crossing squatter” a “race”?


9 posted on 04/15/2014 7:53:44 AM PDT by februus
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To: GIdget2004

What race are Hispanics?


10 posted on 04/15/2014 7:54:44 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: GIdget2004

He’s probably just sick of it.


11 posted on 04/15/2014 8:02:12 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: GIdget2004

all you need to know bout “ coverage “ here

http://www.wnd.com/2012/08/reporter-obama-law-firm-unite-against-sheriff-joe/


12 posted on 04/15/2014 8:03:46 AM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: Mouton

From the article, for those who couldn’t/wouldn’t click on the link:

The “corrective statement” agrees to properly represent the judge’s findings in communications with deputies — telling them that mere belief that someone might be in the U.S. illegally doesn’t justify detaining him or her without some other reasonable suspicion that a crime has been committed.

But beyond acknowledging the ruling, the legal filing goes further: It states that while the sheriff’s office will continue its appeal of Snow’s ruling finding racial profiling in traffic stops in general, “we are not appealing the Court’s finding that that MCSO violated the constitutional rights of Latinos during saturation patrols” — in which officers flood a targeted geographic area in a concentrated law enforcement operation.

Moreover, even if the department wins its larger appeal, the finding that Maricopa deputies racially profiled Latinos in the targeted stops “will not be altered,” the statement stipulates.


13 posted on 04/15/2014 8:16:06 AM PDT by GIdget2004
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To: GIdget2004

Where’s the Obama birth certificate bombshell, Sheriff?


14 posted on 04/15/2014 8:17:10 AM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: GIdget2004
STOP RACIAL PROFILING:  END AFFIRMATIVE ACTION NOW!!!!
15 posted on 04/15/2014 8:27:42 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: GIdget2004

I applaud Joe for racial profiling...And that means he is not wasting tax payer’s money by strip searching 80 year old white ladies in wheelchairs...


16 posted on 04/15/2014 9:07:37 AM PDT by Iscool (Ya mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailer park...)
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