Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Longtime Media Strategist Discusses Career, Retirement

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 4:07pm
Updated: Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 8:18am
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Joe Arpaio

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been especially busy lately: facing a civil trial, raising money for a reelection run and endorsing Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy.

Arpaio came to prominence a couple of decades ago for items that seemed more focused on publicity that would attract television, radio and newspaper reporters. Those included pink underwear, green bologna and much more.

His media guru for his time in office has been Lisa Allen. Allen spoke about her career and why she’s retiring.