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Tentative deal reached over death in jail run by Arpaio

During 24 years as metro Phoenix's top law enforcement officer, then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- now a candidate for U.S. Senate -- was the target of many lawsuits over the treatment of inmates in Maricopa County jails. He is pictured Jan. 10, 2018, in his office in Fountain Hills, Arizona.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

During 24 years as metro Phoenix's top law enforcement officer, then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- now a candidate for U.S. Senate -- was the target of many lawsuits over the treatment of inmates in Maricopa County jails. He is pictured Jan. 10, 2018, in his office in Fountain Hills, Arizona. (AP Photo/Matt York)