UPDATE: Sheriff Joe was pardoned by President Donald J. Trump
The ACLU and Obama’s Department of Justice are pursuing charges against Sheriff Joe Arpaio for ‘unlawful discriminatory police conduct’ because he complied with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) requests to arrest and detain those who may have committed immigration violations.
Liberals have targeted Sheriff Joe Arpaio with a multi-million dollar lawsuit (that could even result in jail time) because he was upholding the law of the land. The National Center for Police Defense has come to Sheriff Arpaio’s aid to help him fund the costly legal battle that he could not face alone on the meager salary of a public servant.
On May 24, 2017, Sheriff Arpaio petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus regarding the Arizona District Court’s denial of his request for a jury trial. Click here to read and download the full petition filing.