Reign Of Terror

American Identity

Sheriff Joe’s “crime sweep” commences amid the alleged murder of an American teenager by Border Patrol

Sheriff Joe Apaio’s reign of terror continues in Phoenix. And this time his antics are more dangerous than ever. Arpaio is launching another round of what he’s coined “crime suppression sweeps,” an aggressive show of force by deputies and armed civilians known as Arpaio’s “posse” that can last for several weeks. These efforts have historically focused on immigrant and Latino neighborhoods. This time, Arpaio’s troops are taking to the sky, monitoring the activities of residents from small planes.

Arpaio calls his posse “volunteers.” But others have another name for them: vigilantes. Human rights activist Salvador Reza told the Arizona Republic that the operation “will spend taxpayer dollars to put 30 pilots in the… Read more