Obama & Holder Attempting to Quash Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Authority

Jim Kouri – Law Enforcement Examiner:

Holder v. Arpaio: Sheriff’s Attorneys Meet with Justice Dept. Today

August 24th, 2010 4:10 pm ET

Sheriff Joe Arpaio a.k.a., "America's Toughest Sheriff," photo: WND

U.S. Justice Department attorneys are meeting today with Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, as they look into allegations of civil rights violations in his department’s treatment of illegal aliens.

Justice Department investigators say that they gave the sheriff’s lawyers over a week to turn over documents and cooperate with their inquiry.

Attorney General Eric Holder is continuing his more than one year investigation into whether Arpaio’s policies and law enforcement sweeps discriminate against illegal aliens.

continued at Law Enforcement Examiner

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