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Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio attends the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 29, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Arpaio Giving ‘Serious Consideration’ To Run For Governor

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio raised $3.5 million in campaign contributions over the last year.


Booking photo of Bobby Ruiz.  (credit: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

Arpaio Gives Pizza To Inmates Who Came To Rescue Of Detention Officer

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio gave pizza to jail inmates for lunch after some of them came to the rescue of a detention officer.


A protester opposed to Arizona's Immigration Law SB 1070 is taken into custody by police officers on April 25, 2012 in Phoenix, Ariz. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Ariz. Judge Rules Police Can Immediately Carry Out ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Law

A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can carry out the so-called “show me your papers” provision.


Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks with a reporter outside city jail in this May 3, 2010, file photo. The US Justice Department on May 10, 2012 sued Arpaio, his office and the county over civil rights violations involving racial profiling.  (Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS / AFP / GettyImages)

Will Arpaio’s Popularity Continue Amid Lawsuit?

The careers of most politicians would crumble under the heavy scrutiny that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America now faces.