Tuesday, August 17, 2010
PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriff’s office will not release any more documents on Tuesday despite a deadline from U.S. Department of Justice, which is investigating possible civil rights violations.
Robert Driscoll, an attorney who represents MCSO, told ABC15 that Arpaio and his staff feel that they have already fulfilled the DOJ’s request and that they will meet with federal officials in a meeting next week.
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The Justice Department has been investigating Arpaio for more than a year, records show.
On August 3, the DOJ sent a letter of noncompliance to the sheriff’s office, saying it has refused to cooperate with the department’s investigation.
This article was posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 7:43 am