America’s Worst Sheriff Faces New Wrongful Death Lawsuit
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.
Published: October 9, 2014 | Authors: Andrew Emett | NationofChange | News Report http://www.nationofchange.org/2014/10/09/americas-worst-sheriff-faces-new-wrongful-death-lawsuit/
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…
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