Joe Arpaio

Sheriff / Politician | * 06/14/1932 (90) | Springfield (United States of America (USA))
Joseph Michael Arpaio (born June 14, 1932) is an American former law enforcement officer and politician. He served as the 36th Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona for 24 years, from 1993 to 2017, losing reelection to Democrat Paul Penzone in 2016. Starting in 2005, Arpaio took an outspoken stance against illegal immigration, styling himself as "America's Toughest Sheriff". In 2010, he became a flashpoint for opposition to Arizona's SB1070 anti-illegal immigrant law, which was largely struck down by the Supreme Court of the United States. Arpaio is also known for investigating former U.S. President Barack Obama's birth certificate, and, as of 2018, he continued to claim without evidence that it was forged. Arpaio has been accused of numerous types of police misconduct, including abuse of power, misuse of funds, failure to investigate sex crimes, criminal negligence, abuse of suspects in custody, improper clearance of cases, unlawful enforcement of immigration laws, and election law violations. A Federal court monitor was appointed to oversee his office's operations because of complaints of racial profiling. The U.S. Department of Justice concluded that Arpaio oversaw the worst pattern of racial profiling in U.S. history, and subsequently filed suit against him for unlawful disc... ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries

Known for these Movies & Shows

Movies with Joe Arpaio as Actor(2)

as himself2014 The Joe Show
as Himself (as Sheriff Joe Arpaio)2007 American Drug War: The Last White Hope

Full Name: Joe Arpaio
Born: Tuesday, 06/14 1932 (June) in Springfield (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 90 years + 229 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Spouses (current/former): Ava Arpaio
Other names for Joe Arpaio (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Joseph Michael Arpaio"
Joe Arpaio frequently works together with these people:
Steven Seagal (1x, Actor)
Jeff Blackburn (1x, Cast)
Larry King (1x, Actor)
Jello Biafra (1x, Actor)
Ron Paul (1x, Actor)
Kevin Booth (1x, Crew)
Randy Murray (1x, Crew)
Ted Nugent (1x, Actor)
Joe Rogan (1x, Actor)
Andy Nelson (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:37132, Added: 05/14/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2023