Monday, August 26, 2019
"After consultation and approval from my wife of 61 years, Ava, I have decided to run to be reelected Sheriff," Arpaio said in a news release Sunday. "Watch out world! We are back!"
Arpaio had been convicted on charges of criminal contempt for continuing to make immigration arrests after a court ordered him to stop. He is known for the hard-line tactics he used to crack down on undocumented immigrants. His bid for the 2018 Arizona Senate failed.