Arizona County Settles Parts of U.S. Rights Suit Against Sheriff

A spokesman said, An Arizona county agreed on Wednesday to settle three key parts of a 2012 lawsuit brought by the U.S. Justice Department against controversial sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies over alleged civil rights violations.
In a unanimous vote, Maricopa County supervisors approved agreements they said were aimed at preventing any repeats of alleged past abuses that included retaliating against public officials, discriminating against Latino inmates and improperly conducting workplace immigration raids.



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