The Arizona AFL-CIO Executive Director Rebekah Friend is calling for the resignation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, stating that his “dereliction of duty” harmed children of working families.
This comes after Ed Pastor today joined Raul Grijalva’s call on Monday for the “toughest Sheriff in America” to step down after being soft on sexual crimes against children.
State rep. Katie Hobbs and Ruben Gallego have also called for Arpaio’s immediate resignation.
Sheriff Joe has got to go.
In advance of tonight’s historic town council meeting in Guadalupe, which will consider the first ever government resolution calling for Arpaio to step down in light of his department’s mishandling of hundreds of sex crimes investigations, Pastor joined U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, local and state officials, and national human rights and labor organizations:
“I stand united with my constituents and town officials of Guadalupe in support of the Guadalupe Resolution calling for the resignation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.”
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