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Title The toughest sheriff in America [videorecording] / director, Mar Jourdan ; produced by Rowan Somerville & Julian Ozanne ; Maximum Films.

Publication Info. [Toronto, Ontario] : Maximum Films ; Orland Park, IL : Distributed by MPI Home Video, [2006]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Manteno PL DVD - MNBB-2  363.28 AME    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; Region All (0); Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; 16X9 enhanced for widescreen presentation.
Performer Joe Arpaio interviewees include April Shepard, Angela Totress, Charles Boles, Tom Bearup, Chris Champion, Peri Brown, Kendra Webb, John Hepburn, Joel Robbins, Leydner Ness, Loren Chesley, Jaron Norberg, Larry Diaz, Herbert Thompson, Michael Manning, Angela Wright.
Credits Camera, Felix von Muralt ; editor, Ian Davies ; original music, David Ogilvy ; researcher, Ben Christie.
Note Originally produced in 2001.
Summary This documentary follows the popular and often-controversial law enforcement figure Joe Arpaio, America's Toughest Sheriff. Arpaio presides over Maricopa County in Arizona, the fourth-largest county in the U.S. His no-nonsense approach to incarceration and deterrents include tent cities housing over 1,000 inmates, old-fashioned prison stripes complete with standard issue pink underwear, and female chain gangs.
Contents Opening credits -- Chain gang -- Funeral detail -- Sheriff Joe -- Controversial jail policies -- Toughest Sheriff in the universe -- Posse -- Tools of the trade -- Wrongful death -- End credits.
Language In English with optional subtitles in English.
Subject Arpaio, Joe, 1932-
Criminology -- United States.
Sheriffs -- Arizona -- Biography.
Sheriffs -- United States -- Biography.
Law enforcement -- Arizona -- History.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Arizona.
Arizona -- History.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Added Author Jourdan, Mar.
Somerville, Rowan.
Ozanne, Julian.
Arpaio, Joe, 1932-
Maximum Films.
MPI Home Video (Firm)
Note Title on disc label and container: America's toughest sheriff : Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the toughest lawman in the West
ISBN 0788607189
Standard No. 030306774596
Music No. DVD7745 MPI Home Video

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