Joe Arpaio has followed the NRA's suggestion and tasked a 3,500 man volunteer armed posse with patrols of 59 elementary, middle and high schools in the Phoenix area.
The journalist details his experience of posse training, and the article notes that the same force may previously have been involved in the shooting of a surrendering burglar. History bonus: there's already too much Arpaio previously on Mefi
to individually detail.
Arizona's Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu
, a Republican border-security hawk
and a leading candidate for Congress has been accused
, along with his attorney, of threatening to deport a Mexican former lover when the man refused to agree to not disclose the relationship. [more inside]
The feud between renegade Sheriff Joe Arpaio prev 1 2 3
and local officals is exploding. He has now indicted one judge who ruled against him
(for obstruction of justice), and got a warrant to search the office and home of another. [more inside]