as they ride herd on “big” Joe …

… And just who will be riding herd on the politically motivated Maricopa County Board of Supervisors as they ride herd on “big” Joe …

County unveils plans for Arpaio budget

Associated Press

clip_image002PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County officials say they are implementing stricter checks and balances over the Sheriff’s Office.

The county Board of Supervisors in June agreed to implement an oversight resolution that imposed a laundry list of controls and audits on Sheriff’s Office operations, spending and equipment. The decision was in response to the misspending of about $100 million by the Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio agreed to accept the oversight resolution. County budget officials and sheriff’s Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan on Monday revealed the results of the first three months of oversight. The Arizona Republic ( ) reports overseers are reviewing about 440 budget line-items and 70 financial transactions every month.

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… just follow the $$$ …

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