Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Infamous ‘Tent City Jail’ Closes

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio signs autographs for inmates as he walks through  "Tent City" in Phoenix in 2012.

The jail, which drew national attention to Arpaio, was opened in 1993 and gained notoriety for its allegedly cruel conditions and unusual practices.

(Image credit: Matt York/AP)