Tag: grand jury investigation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Shortly after her release, Celia Alvarez reads from a journal she kept to document the mistreatment she says she suffered while in custody - Photos: Valeria Fernández.

Immigrant Detained in Raid Sues Arizona Sheriff Arpaio’s Office for Mistreatment

A former undocumented worker detained in a workplace raid is accusing Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office of negligence and mistreatment in a federal lawsuit.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to the press in Phoenix – File photo: Valeria Fernández

Federal Grand Jury Investigating Arizona Sheriff at the Forefront of Immigration Enforcement

A federal grand jury is investigating the office of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio over allegations of abuse of power. He has been accused of racial profiling and has allegedly launched investigations against political rivals.