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America’s Toughest Sheriff Wants To Send An ‘Armed Volunteer Posse’ To Guard Arizona Schools

Posted By admin On December 28, 2012 @ 12:46 pm In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Abby Rogers
Business Insider [1]
December 28, 2012

A sheriff who has made headlines for his rigid stance on immigration appears to be following the NRA’s advice when it comes to preventing school shootings.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced yesterday he plans to send armed volunteers [2] to protect schools in Maricopa County, Ariz. from any potential threats, AZFamily.com reported Friday.

“I have the authority to mobilize private citizens and fight crime in this county,” he said, according to AZFamily.com. “We’re not talking about placing the posse in the schools right now but in the outlying — the perimeters of the school — to detect any criminal activity.”

Arpaio’s plans were announced just a couple of weeks after Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six adults [3] at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. He also killed his mother before his shooting rampage at the school.

Full article here [1]


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[1] Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/sheriff-joe-sends-armed-guards-to-school-2012-12

[2] to send armed volunteers: http://www.azfamily.com/news/Sheriff-Arpaio-is-sending-posse-to-protect-schools-185012341.html

[3] killed 20 children and six adults: http://www.businessinsider.com/sandy-hook-shooting-gundman-2012-12

[4] Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s solution to protecting school children: An armed volunteer posse: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sheriff-joe-arpaios-solution-to-protecting-school-children-an-armed-volunteer-posse.html

[5] Sheriff Paul Babeu Slams Lack Of National Guard Troops On Arizona Border: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sheriff-paul-babeu-slams-lack-of-national-guard-troops-on-arizona-border.html

[6] For Arpaio, ‘Fear Not, Sheriff Joe – That the Sheriffs of America Stand by You,’ Says Arizona Sheriff Babeu: http://www.prisonplanet.com/for-arpaio-%e2%80%98fear-not-sheriff-joe-%e2%80%93-that-the-sheriffs-of-america-stand-by-you%e2%80%99-says-arizona-sheriff-babeu.html

[7] No Country for Con Men: Sheriff Joe and the Cold Case Posse Put Obama To Shame: http://www.prisonplanet.com/no-country-for-con-men-sheriff-joe-and-the-cold-case-posse-put-obama-to-shame.html

[8] Government plans to sue Arizona sheriff for targeting Latinos: http://www.prisonplanet.com/government-plans-to-sue-arizona-sheriff-for-targeting-latinos.html

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