Sheriff Accused of Using Police Powers to Protect Pals

Phoenix New Times | December 28, 2004
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is doling out promotions to his supporters in this fall's election and allows favored inmates to serve their sentences in a facility dubbed as the Mesa Hilton, detractors say.

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