America’s Worst Sheriff Faces New Wrongful Death Lawsuit

HumanSinShadow.wordpress.com

America’s Worst Sheriff Faces New Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio talks to the media at the Sheriff's office in Phoenix

Maricopa County has paid millions of dollars in settlements due to wrongful deaths of detainees by the sheriff department. In addition, the Justice Department has accused Sheriff Arpaio and his staff of conducting widespread racial profiling, ignoring rape cases, using racial slurs, assaulting pregnant women, and forcing women to sleep in their own menstrual blood.

The mother of a deceased inmate has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against self-proclaimed “America’s Toughest Sheriff” Joe Arpaio. Found guilty of racial profiling in federal court and under Justice Department investigation, Sheriff Joe Arpaio oversees Arizona jails that have twice been ruled unconstitutional due to mistreatment and inhumane conditions. First voted into office in 1992, Arpaio has cost Maricopa County millions of dollars in settlements resulting from his campaign of abuse and…

View original post 1,084 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s