Sunday, November 28, 2010

Arpaio Gives Broad Powers to Volunteer Deputy Squad

PHOENIX -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has recruited 56 volunteers who he says will be assisting his department in fighting illegal immigration, reports Maritza Lizeth FĂ©lix for Prensa Hispana. The volunteer squad was sworn in on Wednesday at a ceremony presided over by the sheriff and several celebrity supporters, including actors Lou Ferrigno (of Incredible Hulk fame) and Steven Segal. The action heroes spoke to the crowd about their support for enforcing anti-immigration laws, and dubbed Joe Arpaio “the toughest sheriff in the west.”...

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