Department of Justice Considers Dropping Arpaio Case

Statement of the National Center for Police Defense “The National Center for Police Defense is pleased by the Department of Justice’s consideration to drop the bogus case against former Maricopa County Sheriff, Joe Arpaio. The Board of Directors of NCPD are thankful that the prosecutors are honoring President Trump’s pardon as well as the 40,000 […]

NCPD PRAISES POTUS: “POLICE MUST HAVE THE BEST TOOLS TO PROTECT THE PEOPLE”

President Trump to sign Executive Order to provide police with military provisions WASHINGTON, DC — Today, President Donald J. Trump will sign an Executive Order that will revoke President Obama’s Executive Order 13688 that made it more difficult for law enforcement agencies to use excess property and materials no longer in use by the Department […]

Trump’s pardon of ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio was the right (and courageous) thing to do

by James J. Fotis Arpaio was convicted by a federal judge in July of criminal contempt after being charged with violating a court order that attempted to prevent suspected illegal immigrants from being targeted by the sheriff’s traffic patrols. The sheriff acknowledged continuing the patrols, but said that targeting was not the focus. Arpaio’s conviction […]

ARPAIO PARDONED, HE WAS DOING HIS JOB

NCPD Applauds President’s Decision to Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio WASHINGTON, DC – The National Center for Police Defense applauds President Trump on pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio on charges of contempt of the court. Sheriff Joe Arpaio, with over 55 years of law enforcement experience, was humiliated by the residuals left behind by the Obama Justice […]

PUBLIC DEMANDS ARPAIO PARDON

40,000 Petitions Delivered to DOJ: Trump Should Listen WASHINGTON, DC– In wake of news that President Trump is considering pardoning former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the National Center for Police Defense urges the President to follow through on this plan. James Fotis, the President and founder of the National Center for Police Defense, delivered […]

“TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE:” SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO FOUND GUILTY OF CRIMINAL CONTEMPT

WASHINGTON, DC— On Monday, July 31, former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt of court charges stemming from to enforce existing illegal immigration laws. The National Center for Police Defense, who has defended Arpaio and launched a legal defense fund for him, blasted U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton’s decision […]

Requiem for a Hero

By Jim Fotis On Patrol, to protect and serve, those I was hired to protect and serve always come first, but be careful because as you watch them some now stalk you. Out of the dark BANG! I feel nothing, no pain, just nothing, You don’t even know that you’re dead, your brain explodes, blood […]

Former Sheriff Arpaio back in court

…Opinion on the case is sharply divided. James Fotis, president of the National Center for Police Defense, accused the Justice Department of “deep state bias,” noting that prosecutors filed the charges two weeks before the Nov. 8 election. “With over 55 years of law enforcement experience, Sheriff Arpaio has always followed and enforced the laws […]

Criminal contempt trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio set to open

Megan Cassidy, The Republic | azcentral.com Joe Arpaio — the man, not the lawman — is the defendant in a federal criminal trial scheduled to begin in Phoenix on Monday. Unlike before, efforts by his attorneys to delay, dismiss or otherwise adjust the trial this time around have not been successful so far. The court […]