Directed by Randy Murray
Produced by Ron J. Friedman
Andy Nelson
Andrew James Benson
Executive Producers Randy Murray
Theresa Murray
Ron Simon
Development Producer Ryan Page


Cinematography by Howie Meyer
Adam Wheeler
Chris Barron
Additional Camera
Andrew James Benson Bret Kalmbach Rick Pease
Joshua Csehak Jim Kent Ben Scharffbillig
Matt De Jesus Alex Mitchell Kieran Thompson
Travis Holt Hamilton Randy Murray Craig Young
Andy Nelson


Interactive Web Development
Adam Android


First Camera Assistants Ben Scharfbillig
Mathew Hebert
Digital Imaging Technicians Juan Santer
Adam Wheeler
Sound Recordist / Mixer Charles Ethridge
Sound Recordist / Mixer Joshua Chavez
Christopher Pomerenke
Tommy Schaeffer
Adam Wheeler
Gaffers Ravinder Gahunia
Travis Holt Hamilton
William Kohler
Cisco Rivera
Key Grip Keith Karidis
Swing Grips Matthew Hebert
Jake Johnson
Michael Magne
Ryan Murray
Hair & Makeup Jackie Niemi
Makeup – Larry King Adrienne Lynn
Production Assistants Kimberly Reinika
Juan Santer
On-Set Translator Mara Margaillan
Post Production Supervisor Ellen Magne
Post Production Assistants Jeana Chesnik
Jacob Detharidge
Alex Kaiser
Art Director Jenny Mason
Edited by David Staples
Misty Walter
Visual Effects Supervisor Carlos Weaver


Graphic Designers

James Frazier Jenny Mason
Misty Walter Barbi Harner
Jeffrey Parsons Carlos Weaver
Dayvid LeMmon David Staples


Additional Editing Ron J. Friedman
Kent M. Kreiger
Randy Murray
Supplementary Editing Dave Lundberg-Kenrick
Qa’ed Tung
Digital Colorist Nichole Petta Kizer
Film Colorist Stephen P. Arkle
Sound Design Abbott Miller
Research Assistants Marisa Anderson
Bonnie Sowle
Research Interns Cailyn Bradley
Nicole Nearhood


Music Producer Matt Cornwell
Music Composed & Conducted by Matt Cornwell
Music Engineer Sam Esparza
Guitar Greg Anderson
Peter Neff
Bass Mike King
Drums John Lewis
Vocals Holly Kirsten
Greg Anderson
Trailer Music by Steve Ouimette
Music Supervisor Andy Nelson
Additional Music Clearances Jacinta Ryan


Production Accountant Theresa Murray
Additional Accounting Services Elin Guenther
Caren Cacciatore
Ellen Magne
Film Production Legal Services Leslie B. Abell
Heather Cornwell
Burke Panzarella Rich, P.C.
Michael Donaldson Donaldson + Callif
Jill J. Ormond
Chris Perez, Donaldson + Callif
Production Insurance Sterling Grant & Associates


Executive Producer Ron Simon
SVP of Production Sara Kozak
General Manager Kevin Bennett
President & General Manager Henry Schleiff

Lisa Allen
Dan Ariely
Ava Arpaio
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Eric Atencio
Mike Atencio
Tom Bearup
Destiny Beyart
Lavalya Beyart
Clint Bolick
Jennifer Braillard
Abigail Brown
Bay Buchanan
Robert J. Campos
Paul Charlton
Noam Chomsky
Hugh Downs
Joel Dvoskin
Julie Erfle
Howard Fineman
Ryan Gabrielson
Mary Rose Garrido Wilcox
George Gascón
Art Jenkins
Rebecca Jimenez
Larry King
Katherine Kobor
Mike Lacey
Bill Louis
Michael Manning
Ritchie Miller
Terry Moran
Brian Murray
Ted Nugent
Paul Penzone
Dan Pochoda
Jessica Sanchez
Jesus Sanchez Llovera
Steven Seagal
Gerard A. Sheridan
Tom Tancredo
Roger Vanderpool
Nicolas Vescovacci
Carolyn Weller
Keith Weller
Chad Willems


Media Consultant Gilbert Zermeno
Footage Archives Media Watch
Metro Monitor
KPHO Broadcasting Corporation

“20/20” – ABC
“60 Minutes” – CBS ABC News
“Above the Law” – Warner Bros. Al Jazeera Media Network
“Al Punto Con Jorge Ramos” – Univision
“American Chain Gang” – Chain Gang Pictures, LLC
“American Morning” – CNN
“Anderson Cooper 360°” – CNN
“The Andy Griffith Show” – CBS Television Distribution
“Appaloosa” – New Line Cinema Arizona Republic
“Arpaio’s Evil Buckeye Sweep.” – Youtube: Dennis Gilman
“Arpaios First Book Signing” – Youtube: Dennis Gilman Associated Press
“Battle on the Border” – CNN.com BBC News
“Blazing Saddles” – Warner Bros.
“Bonanza” – CBS Television Distribution Boston Globe Magazine Samara Byrne
“CBS Evening News with Dan Rather & Connie Chung” CBS News
“Chain of Pain” – Boston Globe Magazine
“Clifford the Big Red Dog” – Scholastic Productions CNN
“The Colbert Report” – Comedy Central
“Coogan’s Bluff” – NBC Universal
“The Daily Show” – Comedy Central
“Der Gulag von Arizona” – Der Spiegel
“Destry Rides Again” – NBC Universal
“Django, Prepare a Coffin”
“The Dukes of Hazzard” – Warner Bros. Television East Valley Tribune
“The Ed Show” – MSNBC
“Exit Wounds” – Warner Bros.
“Eye on America” – CBS Evening News
“A Face in the Crowd” – Newtown Productions, Inc. Fox News Channel Fox News Latino
“Geraldo at Large” – Fox News
“Glimmer Man” – Warner Bros.
“Good Morning America” – ABC
“The Greatest” – TLC
“Hard to Kill” – Warner Bros.
“Inside” – 44 Blue Productions & Court TV
“Inside America’s Toughest Jail” – Youtube: azhome2007
“Inside Edition” – CBS Television Distribution
“In the Arena” – CNN JMA-TV1 – Maricopa County
“Joe the Jailer” – CBS News
“John King, USA” – CNN
KAET – Eight, Arizona
KPNX – 12 News
KTVK – News Channel 3
“Larry King Live” – CNN
“Lawsuit Targets ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’” – ABCNews.com
“Lockdown: Tent City” – National Geographic Lodi News-Sentinel – Lodi, CA
“Martin Bashir” – MSNBC Merrie Melodies
“The High and the Flighty” – Warner Bros.
“Morning Joe” – MSNBC MSNBC NBC News
“Now with Katie Couric and Tom Brokaw” – NBC News
“NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw”
“Network” – Turner Entertainment Company & Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc.
“Nightline” – ABC News NoArpaio.org
“Noticiero Telemundo” – MSN Latino
“NOW on PBS”
Observer-Reporter – Washington, PA
People Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Penzone for Sheriff
Philip G. Zimbardo, Inc.
Phoenix New Times
Phx Productions
“Police Women of Maricopa County” – TLC
“Rango” – Paramount Pictures
Re-Elect Sheriff Joe Arpaio 2012
Richard Sales Media
“Rio Bravo” – Warner Bros.
“Smile… You’re Under Arrest!” – Fox Reality Channel
“Smokey and the Bandit” – NBC Universal
“Spies, Lies and the Superbomb: Superspy” – BBC
“Star Trek: The Original Series” – CBS Television Distribution
“Steven Seagal: Lawman” – A&E Sunday Review
“Support Your Local Sheriff!” – United Artists Times Daily – Florence, AL
“The Toughest Jail”
“The Toughest Sheriff~Joe Arpaio” – Youtube: m151a2jeep
“Toy Story 3” – Walt Disney Pictures
“Under Siege” – Warner Bros.
“Unforgiven” – Warner Bros. Univision
“Up to 20,000 march against Joe Arpaio. January 16th 2010” – Youtube: Naui Ocelotl Huitzilopochtli USA Today
“Wyatt Earp” – Warner Bros.

Images of Scott Norberg Used With Permission from the Norberg Family.

The images of abused and deceased inmates are used with all due respect to their families.

Addictional Footage Dan DeVivo
Brian A.Z. Vasquez
Addictional Footage Excerpts The Immigration Paradox
Two Americans
Stage Provided by First Studio
Additional Equipment Provided by Broadcast Rentals
HD Arizona
Reel-Men Productions, Inc.
Karaoke Machine Provided by Starz Entertainment
Editing & Visual Effects Facilities Provided by Postal, the Edit Suites, LLC
Additional Deck Rental Copper Post Digital
Film Stock Eastman Kodak
Film Processing FotoKem Film & Video
Digital Coloring Facilities Copper Post Digital
Tape Duplication Services RAVP Duplication
Transcription Services Landmark Associates, Inc.
Sound Post Facility AMP Studios
Music Recorded at Big U Music, Phoenix

“Joe’s Way” Written by Babatunde P. Rabouin and Randy Murray
Arranged by Matt Cornwell
Inspired by Music Composed by Claude François, Jacques Revaux, Gilles Thibault and Paul Anka
Performed by Camille Sledge and Joe Arpaio
Published by Bigger U Music Publishing (ASCAP)
“By the Time I Get to Arizona”
Written by Carlton Ridenhour, James Boxley III, Gary Rinaldo, and Netfali Santiago
Performed by Public Enemy
Published by Terrordome Music Publishing LLC (BMI), Shocklee Music (BMI), Suburban Funk, Inc. (BMI), Neftali Music (BMI), Reach Music Songs
(BMI), and Songs of Universal, Inc. on behalf of Def American Songs, Inc. (BMI)
Administered by Reach Music Publishing, Inc.
“Who Do You Love”
Written by Ellas McDaniel
Performed by Greg Anderson
Published by Arc Music Corp (BMI)
All Rights Administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
“Back in the Saddle Again”
Written by Gene Autry and Ray Whitley
Performed by Holly Kirsten
Courtesy of Gene Autry’s Western Music Publishing Co. and Katielu Music (ASCAP)
“Joe’s Fame”
Written by Babatunde P. Rabouin
Arranged by Matt Cornwell Inspired by Music Composed by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore
Performed by Tunde, Camille Sledge and Joe Arpaio
Tunde appears courtesy of Jahi Entertainment, LLC
Published by Bigger U Music Publishing (ASCAP)

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Lisa Allen, Amy Lake, Brian Sands, Gerard A. Sheridan and everyone at the Maricopa County
Sheriff’s Office for your help and the extraordinary access over the last eight years
Sheriff Joe and Ava Arpaio for inviting us into your home
We want to acknowledge all of the good people who work for and volunteer with the MCSO.
While this film points out several of the bad eggs, we know that the vast majority of you are striving to keep our county safe and make it better.
The people of Maricopa County appreciate your dedication and service.
We also respectfully acknowledge the men and women who have died in the Maricopa County Jails,
as well as the families they’ve left behind.
Winona Meringolo, Investigation Discovery
Jack Lechner, Washington Square Films
Dimitri Doganis, RawTV
Ryan Saul, Agency for the Performing Arts, Inc.
American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona
Arizona Department of Public Safety
Arizona Republic
Hal Arkowitz
Robert Beadle, Copper Post Digital
Phil Bradstock, Phoenix Film Office
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Burton Barr Public Library
Peter Catalanotte, Tucson Film Office
Center for Investigative Reporting
City of Phoenix
Del Yaqui Restaurant
Daniel DeVivo, Two Americans
Dodge Theatre
Michelle Donaldson, KPHO
Mike Durham
Ken Easley
Valeria Fernández, Two Americans
Devin Fleenor, NoArpaio.org
Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A.
Cari Gerchick, Communications Director for Maricopa County
Rob Gerstner
Goldwater Institute
Eusobia Gonzales
Shelli Hall, Tucson Film Office
Mark Heier, Phx Productions
Stephen Lemons
The Levine Machine Building
Thomas Loquvam
Maricopa County Elections Office
Amy McSheffrey, Chili Pepper Productions
MIT, Office of Noam Chomsky
The Montelucia Hotel
Tom Morrissey, Arizona Republican Party
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Angela Nelson, Anchor Centre
The Norberg Family
Office of the District Attorney of San Francisco
Ozzie Oslund
Paul Penzone for Sheriff 2012 Campaign Staff
Ray Pernot
Mike Phegley, Reach Music
Phil’s Filling Station Grill
Phoenix New Times
Bill Richardson
Dan Saban
Richard Sales, Richard Sales Media
Rachel Scheer, Scientific American
Sheriff’s Posse of Sun City
Anne Slawson
Michael Stauffer
Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP
Yadira Terriquez
Tucson Film Office
Debra Veldhuis, Phoenix Public Libraries
Lourdes Lee Vasquez & Deep Focus Cinema
Ingrid Wickelgren, Editor, Scientific American Mind
Lisa Williams, Phoenix Film Office
And thank you to everyone who came to our focus group screenings!

Randy Murray Productions, LLC, is the author of this motion picture for the purpose of copyright and other laws.

This motion picture is protected pursuant to the provisions of the laws of the United States of America and other countries.
Any unauthorized duplication, distribution and/or exhibition of this motion picture may result in civil liability and criminal prosecution.

A Randy Murray Productions film in association with ID Films and Discovery Communications
© 2013 Randy Murray Productions, LLC

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