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Mugshot of the Day

The LASIS Staff

An Arizona sheriff famous for his tough stance on immigration has a soft spot — for funny mugshots. He’s taken to posting them on his website and asking visitors to vote on the funniest ones.  He categorizes the mugshots by the type of crime committed.  All in good fun? Or a violation of arrestee’s rights?

A few months ago, LASIS wrote about a New Jersey township police department that was up to similar shenanigans.   And analyzed the legality.  Read it here.

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