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Feds File Civil Complaint Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office alleging that Arpaio and the Sheriff's Office violated the constitutional rights of Latinos and engaged in retaliatory campaigns against their critics.  The lawsuit comes after negotiations between the Sheriff's Office, Arpaio, and the Justice Department broke down after Arpaio refused a settlement agreement that included an independent monitor.