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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.


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.


This section of the Sheriff’s Office home page will be used to provide near real time information on major alerts in Yavapai County. There are no alerts at this time, BUT one of the best ways to receive important alerts specific to the area in which you work or reside, is to sign up for the “Code Red” Emergency Notification System. This service provides critical information sent directly to communication devices of your choice, i.e., cell phone, email, etc. Take advantage of the notification system by signing up today! In this way  you will be assured of prompt notice regarding any future major incidents in your area.

Use this link to access further information and the sign-up page – http://www.ycsoaz.gov/community/emergency-preparedness/ens/

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Yavapai County Sheriff Promoting 9-1-1 Awareness and Education

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April is National 9-1-1 Education Month and the National 9-1-1 Education Coalition, along with the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office, is encouraging public education about the importance and appropriate use of 9-1-1- services. Please take time to review and share the following tips in the attached guide. An understanding of your role when using the system will provide the greatest success in helping our 9-1-1 call takers get the assistance you need as quickly as possible.

Guide to Calling 9-1-1


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