Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office mission is to enhance the quality of life in the county by working cooperatively with the public to prevent crime, enforce the law, preserve the peace, and provide a safe environment through professional education programs aimed at promoting community involvement in various community services and crime prevention education.

The Sheriff’s Office wants you to be safe and comfortable in your home and during your daily activities, whether at leisure or work. Although the department works very hard to create the safest environment possible, it is very important to remember that all citizens play a vital part in crime prevention. Community service is truly a Police-Community partnership. By working together, we can reduce crime and enhance the quality of life.

Our Mission

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the prevention of crime;
the protection of life and property;
the preservation of peace, order and safety;
the enforcement of laws and ordinances;
and the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.

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Evacuations lifted in the Tussock

Evacuations lifted in the Tussock

May 13, 2021 



This is a message from the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office. Effective at 6:00PM today, May 13, 2021, all evacuations have been lifted for the area of Fort Misery, Minihaha, and Horse Thief Basin. However, all residents in Crown King, Fort Misery, Minihaha and Horse Thief Basin should remain Ready. Stay aware of the latest news and information from local media, your local fire department and public safety officials.

Crown King remains closed to all non-residents. All prior road closures remain in place. The Prescott National Forest lands, roads, and trails south of NFSR94 (along NFSR82A to the junction of NFSR52), and south to the junction of CR177 east are closed, including Senator Hwy (FR 52) between Hooper Saddle (FR 362) and Crown King (FR 259). Additionally, the area of Cow Tank road, that leads to FR 711 near Lake Pleasant is closed.

Sheriff Rhodes would like to express his thanks to the citizens of Horsethief Basin, Minihaha, Fort Misery and Crown King for their patience and cooperation through this event. It is unfortunate that too often, it seems these communities are impacted by fire events. The citizens and Business owners of Crown King have taken great care of our first responders both Firefighters and Law Enforcement and it is greatly appreciated. Thanks too for the tireless efforts of the Sheriff’s Office Volunteers, Sheriff’s Office Employees and our partners in Fire service The Southwest Area Type 1 Incident Management Team, the Bureau of Land Management, the United States Forest Service and Yavapai County Emergency Management.

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office Resource Guide

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An Exciting Career Begins Here!

An Exciting Career Begins Here!

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is hiring! We have many positions available, including Deputy Sheriff, Detention Officer, Cook, Dispatcher, and more. Please check out our Facebook page, or the brand new Recruitment website -   ‚Äčhttp://www.ycsojobs.com/


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Use this link to view all published offenders within a specified radius of your home, business, school or other desired address. You may also register to receive an email alert whenever a published offender registers within the selected area of your desired addresses. http://www.icrimewatch.net/index.php?AgencyID=54056
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Meet the Sheriff

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David Rhodes
Yavapai County Sheriff

Primary Business Address:
255 E. Gurley Street
Prescott, Arizona 86301
(928) 771-3260

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