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Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Too busy “busting illegals” to worry about sexual assaults

As “America’s toughest sheriff,” Joe Arpaio, knows all too well, it’s hard to investigate sexual assaults when you have so much other stuff (mostly an obsession with “illegals”) on your mind.

The sheriff’s office in Maricopa Count, AZ, recently confirmed that between 2005 to 2007, it failed to investigate 432 alleged sex crimes. Arpaio felt so terrible about this, he delivered a heartfelt apology to the victims, saying “Sometimes these kinds of things occur in big departments… if there were any victims, I apologize.” Though uncertain that there were any victims among the more than 400 cases he dropped the ball on, he was somehow certain that his failures to investigate crimes didn’t lead to any additional ...

As “America’s toughest sheriff,” Joe Arpaio, knows all too well, it’s hard to investigate sexual assaults when you have so much other stuff (mostly an obsession with “illegals”) on your mind.

The sheriff’s office in ...