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Civil Unit Information

Sheriff’s Sales – November 16, 2016  – please see the attached – 15-01673-Notice-of-Sheriff-Sale-Storage-Unit-Items- CIVIL UNIT OVERVIEW The primary function of personnel assigned to Civil Unit is processing and serving documents initiated by the Superior Court System, as well as subpoenas and writs, within Yavapai County. Documents served include Orders of Protection, Orders Prohibiting Harassment, Writs of Execution, divorce documents, custodial papers and others. Civil Process Fees are determined by Arizona Revised Statute 11-445. Deposits:  All Writs: $300.00  All other court documents: $150.00*  *No deposit required for Orders of Protection or Injunctions Against Harassment.  Injunctions Against Harassment will have a bill for service per Arizona Revised Statute 12-1809. Common fees:  The cost for service of most court documents is approximately $16.00 each.  The cost for preparation, including notarization if requested, of each affidavit of service (Return) or other document pertaining to service is $8.00 each.  Mileage is charged at the rate of $2.40 per mile with a minimum rate of $16.00.  The execution of a levy and the return of various court documents varies from $12.00 up to $48.00 plus $40.00 per hour per deputy, if in excess of three hours, for a Writ of Possession or Restitution. Documents required:  The documents to be served, along with one photocopy of the documents, a completed Plaintiff/Petitioner Information Form  and the appropriate deposit to: Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office 255 E Gurley Street Prescott, AZ 86301 Attn: Civil Unit Please contact the Civil Unit at (928) 777-7233, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM to determine the actual cost of your...

Disclaimer

Thank you for visiting the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office website. The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center strives to respect the rights of all individuals. The inmate information you are accessing was developed to help agencies within the criminal justice system, and individuals within the community, to access public record inmate information. These internet pages contain information about inmates who are currently in custody at one of the Detention Centers within Yavapai County. They may have been sentenced, could be detained for other jurisdictions, or may stand accused but are not convicted. We believe it is our responsibility to make notice of these facts to respect the rights of those who may be wrongfully accused. Data obtained through this internet service is NOT for official use. Additionally, any commercial use of data obtained through this site is strictly prohibited. This information is periodically updated daily and will only contain information about individuals currently in custody at one of our Detention facilities. Communications through the Internet site by electronic mail or otherwise, for any individual identified as in custody, WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED and shall in no event constitute filing with, or legal notice to, Yavapai County or its courts, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center, or any of their agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE CHARGES WHICH ARE SHOWN MAY OR MAY NOT ACCURATELY REFLECT THE CHARGES FOR WHICH THE INMATE WAS ACTUALLY CONVICTED OR MAY ACTUALLY BE CONVICTED IN THE FUTURE. CHARGES MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE AS THE RESULT OF PLEA BARGAINING, COURT HEARINGS, OR JURY TRIALS. ALSO, RELEASE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON SUCH FACTORS AS COMPUTER MALFUNCTIONS, HUMAN ERROR, LOCKDOWNS IN RESPONSE TO SECURITY BREACHES, OR OTHER UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. ALTHOUGH THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT, INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS...

Fingerprinting Services

Individuals required to be printed per court order must be printed by Detention Services. Public Fingerprinting Services The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office provides fingerprint services to the public as follows: Prescott Sheriff’s Office, 255 E. Gurley Street – Tuesdays and Thursdays / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM or the Verde Detention Center, 2830 N. Commonwealth Drive, Suite 105 – Tuesdays and Thursdays / 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM Limited finger printing services are available at main substations throughout Yavapai County; please call (928) 771-3260 for schedule. Fingerprinting Fees The fingerprint fee is $5.00 for two (2) cards provided by each individual. Allowable payment is cash, check or money order. Credit cards are not accepted. Persons exempt from this fee are as follows: Person/s being printed for a volunteer position with a public agency or non-profit organization and who will not be receiving monetary compensation for those services. The exempt person must present a letter from their respective agency at the initial request for fingerprint services stating that they receive no salary or monetary compensation for the position being fingerprinted for. Person/s making applications for public housing assistance. The fingerprint card provided from the Arizona Department of Housing will be marked as such and the applicant should not be charged. Person/s employed by Yavapai County Government and is being printed for employment purposes only. The applicant must supply a letter from his or her supervisor stating that the applicant is being printed for employment purposes. Should questions arise as to the legitimacy of the person requesting exemption the Sheriff or his designee will have final authority in granting or refusing the exemption. Additional Fingerprinting Information Picture Identification is required to fingerprint an individual. Acceptable ID: Valid driver’s license or state ID card, passport, military ID or other official government forms of ID. Individuals under the age of sixteen may use a...

Scott Mascher, Yavapai County Sheriff

Sheriff Mascher is a 30 plus year veteran of the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office. As a young man he began his career in the position of volunteer reserve deputy. He accepted a full time certified deputy position in 1986 in the Verde Valley.   While promoting through the ranks, Sheriff Mascher worked in virtually all the communities of Yavapai County. His assignments included narcotics, patrol operations, internal investigations, major crimes, tactical operations, jail operations and academy commander. Sheriff Mascher is directly responsible for improving the state of readiness of the entire Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office. Additionally, he is experienced in developing and successfully operating multi-million budgets through strategic planning.   Sheriff Mascher was appointed by the Governor to the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) as Board Chairman. Other significant appointments include the State’s legislative committee for implementing body camera policy, the legislative committee for the Arizona Supreme Court Security and Standards Committee, and to the Executive Board of the Rocky Mountain Intelligence Network (RMIN). The Sheriff also sits on the Executive Board of the Western States Sheriff’s Association.   Sheriff Mascher has an Administration of Justice degree and graduated from the FBI National Academy and the Arizona Law Enforcement Training academy. He is a certified pilot and maintains the skills of a Grand Canyon River Guide.   “Yavapai County is a great place to live. The Sheriff’s Office is directly responsible to ensure our public safety and to maintain a quality of life that we can all enjoy. I will continue to place a high priority on maintaining this...

Inmate Search and Jail Information

There are two ways to locate individuals in custody: Online Yavapai County Inmate Search Call the Detention Facility Information Line (928) 567-7734. Other Locators: Department of Corrections Inmate Datasearch   *** ON-SITE AND REMOTE INMATE VIDEO VISITATION NOW AVAILABLE *** The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce a brand new video visitation system now available at the Camp Verde Detention Center. The system will officially be on-line beginning this coming Monday, April 28, 2014, and will eventually replace the former face-to-face (through glass) method of inmate visitation. Video visitation will greatly increase opportunities inmates have to visit family and friends while decreasing the amount of inmate movement in the jail necessary for face-to-face visitation. An additional option allows an inmate visit without the need to drive to the Camp Verde Detention Center. Online internet video visitation will allow inmate visitations by any standard internet connection for a small charge. Some details: On-site: Inmate visits at the Camp Verde Detention Center will be conducted in a specially constructed building that houses the video monitors and is located adjacent to detention center parking. Visitation times are Monday through Friday from 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm.* Visits must be scheduled at least 1 day in advance or as far as 7 days in advance and can be completed online. There is no charge for on-site video visits. *Please remember, there are no on-site visits on holidays. Online: Avoid the drive completely with a very convenient option that permits an online visit by way of a basic internet connection. These visits are available throughout the year from 6AM to 10PM for a cost of only $10 per visit. Please schedule at least one day in advance. It is suggested you log in 15 minutes before your scheduled visit time. After completing the tester, a program which confirms your computer’s ability to...

Property and Evidence

Posted October 24, 2016 – public-notice-of-disposition ____________________________________________ Personnel assigned to Property and Evidence are responsible for the intake, management, control, and disposal of all property received by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office. Their duties include… Collecting items of evidence and processing latent impressions at crimes scenes and in the laboratory; creating photographs of evidence at crime scenes, at autopsies, and in the laboratory; comparing latent fingerprints to prints on file for identification purposes; and providing expert testimony in court. The Bureau transports items of evidence to the Arizona Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratories for examination of controlled substances and other chemical substances, blood alcohol analysis, toxicology analysis, and firearms examinatio Maintaining evidence, tracking found/stored property in such a manner that the items are secured from theft, loss, or contamination, and can be retrieved in a timely manner Maintaining reports of all actions associated with chain-of-custody Ensuring the timely destruction of found and safekeeping property, and researching and authorizing the destruction or release of recovered/seized property Receiving and processing court-ordered releases of evidence/property Ensuring the timely and legal, correct notification of owners for found property Releasing evidence and property Weapons and vehicles are released by APPOINTMENT ONLY RELEASE OF FIREARMS – appointments must be scheduled at least one (1) week in advance due to limited availability of personnel. A Criminal History inquiry will be conducted to determine the prohibited status of the owner.  Third party individuals acting on behalf of the owner will also be the subject of a Criminal History inquiry to determine prohibited status.  In the event where the owner and/or third party is found to be a prohibited possessors, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office will retain possession of the firearm and pursue criminal charges. All other property/evidence being released can be picked up WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT during the following times: MONDAY / WEDNESDAY / FRIDAY between 8:00 AM AND...