Patt Morrison for November 2, 2009

Meet the most controversial man west of the Mississippi, Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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Arizona’s Joe Arpaio may indeed be America’s Toughest Sheriff but he is also among the most controversial sheriffs in all the land. What good does parading prisoners in pink underwear down hot pavement do? Where did the idea come from to turn condemned jails into no-kill animal shelters? How does he feel about getting the cold shoulder from I.C.E.? Would these tactics fly in the City of Angels? Patt talks to the five term Sheriff and takes your calls.

Arizona’s Joe Arpaio may indeed be America’s Toughest Sheriff but he is also among the most controversial sheriffs in all the land. What good does parading prisoners in pink underwear down hot pavement do? Where did the idea come from to turn condemned jails into no-kill animal shelters? How does he feel about getting the cold shoulder from I.C.E.? Would these tactics fly in the City of Angels? Patt talks to the five term Sheriff and takes your calls.

Guests:

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County Sheriff

JJ Hensley, reporter for the Arizona Republic


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