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America’s Toughest Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of contempt of court

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was charged with misdemeanor contempt of court Monday after supposedly ignoring a 2011 federal judge’s order for refusing to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. Known as “America’s Toughest Sheriff,” Arpaio was once a popular figure for the fact that he was so strong in enforcing such intense immigration laws, though Arizona voters grew …

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