- Jul 20, 2001
Maricopa County taxpayers have spend over $178,000,000 on settlements and court order compliance in reforming former Sheriff Joe's department to date. The final bill is unknown but is expected to exceed $200 million in the next year. Sometimes, bigotry is expensive.
The costs to taxpayers from a racial profiling lawsuit stemming from former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration patrols in metro Phoenix a decade ago are expected to reach $202 million by summer 2022.…