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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Reforms To Ariz. Sheriff’s Office Come With A Price

In Maricopa County, an outside monitor is now in place to ensure that Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies comply with a court order to prevent racial profiling.

It’s one of many reforms coming to one of the most well-known departments in the country, and those changes are starting to add up in costs.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Jude Joffe-Block of KJZZ reports.

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