Friday, December 16, 2011

Arizona Sheriff Finally Called Out for Racism Against Latino's

The notorious Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is finnally called out by the US Civil Rights Division of the Department of  Justice  for, "... engaged in a "culture of bias" involving racial profiling and a widespread pattern of discrimination of Latinos."  Here is the full report.  The report says his department engaged in unconstitutional policing that included profiling of Latino citizens, unlawful stops, detentions and arrests of Latino's, and retaliations against those who complain.  It also found that Maricopa County operated it's jails in a manner that discriminates against Latino's with limited abilities to speak English.  For more details go to the USA Today Article.  

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