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Mark Joseph Stern
Joe Arpaio literally tortured pre-trial detainees with extreme heat and humiliation tactics because they were Latino
Arpaio’s barbaric tactics included extreme racial profiling and sadistic punishments that involved the torture, humiliation, and degradation of Latino ...
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio held mentally ill detainees in unbearably hot solitary confinement cells so their anti-psychotic medication would react to the heat.
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio put a live webcam in a women's holding cell pointing at the toilet so everyone could watch detainees use the bathroom.
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio put pre-trial detainees in tents that reached 145 degrees—their shoes melted off. He boasted that they were "concentration camps."
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio stopped investigating sex crimes that involved undocumented immigrants, including the molestation of 32 young children.
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio put Spanish-speaking inmates in solitary confinement to punish them for not speaking English. His staff called them "wetbacks."
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio illegally targeted and harassed judges who ruled against him, journalists who wrote about him, and lawyers who opposed him in court.
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio's deputies routinely arrested Latino citizens and detained them for hours, days, or weeks based on false charges.
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio became so obsessed with illegally harassing and torturing Latinos that his office stopped investigating violent crimes and homicides.
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Arpaio's deputies were four to nine times more likely to pull over Latino drivers than similarly situated non-Latino drivers.
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Mark Joseph Stern Aug 25
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Joe Arpaio implemented sadistically brutal white nationalism in Arizona. Trump sees it as a model for the country.
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