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  • Arpaio's office guilty of profiling, judge rules

    05/25/2013 6:13:03 AM PDT · by SandRat · 69 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Howard Fischer | Capital Media Services
    PHOENIX - Self-professed "toughest sheriff in America" Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office were guilty of racial profiling, a federal judge found Friday, before ordering a permanent halt to the practice. In a 140-page ruling, Judge Murray Snow said Arpaio's department, under his direction, was detaining individuals believed to be in this country illegally without some other reason to arrest them for violating any state laws. Snow said that continued to occur even after the Department of Homeland Security revoked the department's authority to identify and detain those not in the country legally. The judge also said department...