Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand late Wednesday afternoon in the contempt of court hearing against him. He is expected to continue answering questions about how he repeatedly violated a federal judge’s orders in a long-standing racial profiling case.
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The first day of the four-day civil contempt of court hearing got off to what seems to be a rocky start for the sheriff. Arpaio’s longtime lawyer withdrew from the case and a sergeant blamed him for continuing immigration enforcement tactics in violation of a court order.