Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Infamous 'Tent City Jail' Closes

Published: 12/10/2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Infamous 'Tent City Jail' Closes
Source: WWW.NPR.ORG

The seven-acre "Tent City Jail" in Phoenix that helped make former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio a household name has been quietly struck once and for all after housing inmates for nearly a quarter century. The Arizona Republic reports that prisoners from the infamous jail, made of Korean-War-era tents to alleviate overflow from more conventional facilities, were transferred late Saturday t

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