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America's Worst Sheriff Is Gone. Will Joe Arpaio's Successor Change His Awful Policies?

In the 24 years that Joe Arpaio led the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, he gleefully degraded prisoners, promoted racist and hate-filled rhetoric, and ultimately became a caricature of the failed tough-on-crime approach to policing. Arpaio singled out immigrants for particularly aggressive treatment. With no real justification, he raided businesses to arrest undocumented people and presided over blatant racial profiling of Latinos. He also violated court orders telling him to stop, leading to

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