Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announced his official bid for his seventh term as Maricopa County sheriff – exactly one year after President Donald Trump granted him a pardon.
Arpaio, known as & # 39; America & # 39; s toughest sheriff & # 39 ;, shared his re-election statement for 2020 in a press release on Twitter.
In the post, he acknowledged that his announcement was deliberately chosen to coincide with the day Trump granted him the & # 39; gruesome crime charge filed by President Obama's government.
Joe Arpaio announced on August 25 that he would go for re-election in 2020 for sheriff in Maricopa County
If he is chosen, Arpaio plans to restore his controversial prison for tent city, his & # 39; popular & # 39; strengthen prison policy and are & # 39; posse & # 39; to return.
Arpaio also notes that he will impose Arizona laws on sex trafficking, drug trafficking and crimes related to illegal immigration along the border.
& # 39; I will stand still and fight to do the right thing for Arizona and America, and I will never surrender & # 39 ;, says the press release.
& # 39; Those who break the law must deal with this sheriff. & # 39;
Arpaio (photo): & # 39; & # 39; I will stand still and fight to do the right thing for Arizona and America, and I will never surrender & # 39;
If he is recognized again, Arpaio will restore his controversial tent City Jail, a facility that accommodates prisoners outside and forced them to wear pink underwear
Arpaio is also planning to be & # 39; popular & # 39; strengthen prison policy and continue to fight crime related to & # 39; illegal immigration & # 39 ;, among other things
Arpaio indicated in June that he would officially reveal whether he was eligible for re-election at the end of August
The decision to officially become a sheriff again comes after two months of consultation and allegedly an outpouring of support.
Arpaio reportedly indicated in June that he would take his decision at the end of August.
& # 39; In the meantime, he has been humiliated by the many thousands of people across the country, including Arizona, who have encouraged him to return to Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. & # 39;
Arpaio did not miss the opportunity to call his critics and identify them as members of left-wing and biased media companies.
& # 39; Sheriff Arpaio and his wife realize that his opponents, activists and political figures on the left have used defamatory attacks on him in recent years through fake and biased news media to try and prevent him from being heard, but these efforts have failed, & # 39; said the press release.
The press release, shared on Twitter, outlines Arpaio's official bid and its goals for the future
The press release claims that Arpaio has received an outpouring of support from people across the country who encouraged him to flee again
Trump (legal) pardon granted to Arpaio (left) in 2017 after being convicted of disdain in court for continuing to focus on people he believed for undocumented immagrants
Arpaio (photo) was commissioned in 2011 to stop detaining residents he thought were illegal immigrants, simply because he believed that
Arpaio was pardoned by Trump in 2017 for accusing him of continuing to attack undocumented immigrants in his patrols.
He definitely formed his campaign goal to Trump and said: & # 39; Make Maricopa County safe again & # 39;
CNN reports that in 2011, Arpaio was ordered to stop arresting people based on the belief that they were illegally in the country and refused to comply.
Arpaio was accused of racial profiling and discrimination against minorities, in particular Latino & # 39; s.
He was criticized for his Tent City Jail, an outside prison where prisoner gangs were walking around and wearing pink underwear.
Allegedly prisoners were forced to stay outside at extremely high temperatures and eat low-calorie meals.
The former sheriff held the position for 24 years and is said to be & # 39; the only Republican Sheriff who has been re-elected in Maricopa County in the last 100 years & # 39 ;.
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