During family visitations in the MCSO jail, I was privileged to be allowed, by the inmates and families, to photograph intimate moments for the Jail Project. Even though their time was very limited,
When I went into Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Tent City Jail, female inmates would often self-select into small groups, and
Sheriff Joe Arpaio of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Jail proudly displays a copy of Der Spiegel, the German news magazine, as evidence of global effects of his policies.
The irony of this includes
The uniform for the Maricopa County Female Chain Gang includes the well-known black and white striped outfits and well-worn combat style boots.
During the internment of the stinking corpses of unclaimed bodies, members of the Maricopa County female chain gang are overflown by F16 jets from Luke Air Force Base.
A ceremony is performed for the burial of an unclaimed body. Indigents who die within Maricopa County, and whose bodies are unclaimed, are buried here by women in the Sheriff Joe Arpaio female chain gang.
The women who are privileged to be on Sheriff Joe’s female chain gang, remove an unmarked particle-board coffin. It contains the stinking corpse of an unclaimed body. Most likely, that of an indigent, unknown dead person, found within the county boundaries.