Sheriff Joe, this time is attacking the first amendment by coming to the aid of a very close friend and abusing his power. One could also consider the conduct of the Sheriff as described in the emails embedded in the Court papers to be Obstruction of Justice.
Court Paper: http://www.scribd.com/doc/62567718/Sheriff-Joe-Arpaio-Profiling-Obstruction-Civil-Rights-Violations-in-U-S-9th-Circuit-Court
Sheriff related emails: http://www.scribd.com/doc/60321871/Sheriff-Joe-Arpaio-corruption-profiling-abuse-of-power
-- Scott Huminski email@example.com