Friday, May 13, 2016

Sheriff Joe Arpaio found in contempt on racial profiling charges

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, and three members of his staff have been found in contempt of a federal court order to stop racially profiling Latinos during traffic stops, according to a new report. U.S. District Judge Murray Snow ruled the four were in civil contempt after ignoring the judge's orders issued last May. "In short, the Court finds that the Defendants have engaged in multiple acts of misconduct, dishonesty, and bad faith with respect to the Plaintiff class and the protection of its rights," Snow wrote in a 162-page finding of fact in the case...more

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