View Poll Results: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    I don't know him personally, so I can't answer the question. I certainly would not judge a person in this fashion based solely on their political views.

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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    dunno enough about him. IIRC sheriff is an elected position, so if the folks in Arizona want to keep him in power, or throw him out, it's completely up to them.
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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    Arpaio doesn't in the slightest bit work to uphold the constitution that he's supposed to be protecting. He tries some new way to ignore the 4th, 5th, and 6th amendments every other week. He's a disgrace to the law enforcement profession.

    As to the prison stuff... Punitive justice is not only cruel, it's ineffective. He's making society less safe by his actions.
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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    Quote Originally Posted by mike2810 View Post
    Funny how some have convicted the Joe A. What happended to inocent till proven guilty? Guess it only applies to people you agree with?
    Thats basically it. Scumbag sympathizers do not like him so every accusation and negative rumor about the man they see as true. Funny how these scumbag sympathizers accuse him of doing all this stuff but he hasn't been convicted yet.
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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    I live here in Arizona myself and I can say, from an insiders view, he is an ass. He cost this state so much. So much. Tent city is disgracefull. Disgracefull. You are there if you cannot afford bail and have not been convicted of ANYTHING other than not being able to afford bail. He is such a media whore, he will do anything to get his name out. ANYTHING.

    He literally treats dogs better than humans and he is sickening. How does he continually get re elected? There are some seriously stupid voters here.

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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    Quote Originally Posted by mike2810 View Post
    Funny how some have convicted the Joe A. What happended to inocent till proven guilty? Guess it only applies to people you agree with?
    Yes, imo, Joe A. likes attention. Yet he makes it clear where he stands on issues. Goes after identity theft crimes, drugs, etc.
    I have lived in AZ since 89. Maricopa county supervisors are not as clean and innocent as the news would have you believe. I support Joe A. more than I do the county supervisors.
    MACE violated the law, especially when they were made bogus charges against Judge Donahoe. Arpaio's statements in court admits that the actions taken by MACE were wrong, his defense is that we wasn't aware of what was going on and blamed everything on Hendershott.
    So there you have it, by his own testimony the "toughest Sheriff" is so incompetent that he can't even notice criminal behavior from his direct subordinates. He also has admitted to misplacing 100 million dollars, blaming it on a computer error.

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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zona View Post
    He is such a media whore, he will do anything to get his name out. ANYTHING.
    It is because of scumbag sympathizers trying to demonize Sheriff Joe Arpaio why he gets publicity and why people outside Maricopa County actually know who he is and love the man.



    How does he continually get re elected?
    Maybe they are sick of criminals getting coddled.
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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    Quote Originally Posted by rathi View Post
    MACE violated the law, especially when they were made bogus charges against Judge Donahoe. Arpaio's statements in court admits that the actions taken by MACE were wrong, his defense is that we wasn't aware of what was going on and blamed everything on Hendershott.
    So there you have it, by his own testimony the "toughest Sheriff" is so incompetent that he can't even notice criminal behavior from his direct subordinates. He also has admitted to misplacing 100 million dollars, blaming it on a computer error.



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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    "Innocent until proven guilty" is a myth. Wake up.

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    Re: Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Good guy, or bad guy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    I don't know him personally, so I can't answer the question. I certainly would not judge a person in this fashion based solely on their political views.
    This is not a family man forum, or an all-around-good-guy forum. This is a political forum, and you're allowed to have your own opinion.

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