Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio during his news conference Wednesday on his school safety program.
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has moved his posse from the malls to schools. He says a strong law enforcement presence "should act as a deterrent to crime."
On Wednesday, Arpaio announced that the volunteer posse is armed, in marked vehicles and patrolling the areas surrounding the 59 schools in his primary jurisdiction. He said they plan to patrol each day for the rest of the school year.
Here's a list of the schools with patrols from Maricopa County.
Saturday, April 19 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:58:33 GMT
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