A Guide to Joe Arpaio, the Longtime Sheriff Who Escaped Strife

He served six terms as sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona before earning a criminal conviction and a presidential pardon. The Times first covered him in 1994.

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Convicted of Criminal Contempt

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA July 31, 2017 Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio committed a crime by defying a court order to stop detaining suspected undocumented immigrants, a judge ruled on Monday, in the latest rebuke for a once-popular politician who was...

Outdoor Jail, a Vestige of Joe Arpaio’s Tenure, Is Closing

By FERNANDA SANTOS April 4, 2017 PHOENIX — Tent City, the outdoor jail that stood as the last remaining symbol of Joe Arpaio’s long, turbulent tenure as sheriff of Maricopa County, will close in the coming weeks, Mr. Arpaio’s successor,...