Sheriff Scott Mascher is celebrating his 31st year with the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office. Joining the Sheriff’s Office as a Reserve Deputy in 1984, his love of the profession brought him to a full time position 3 years later. Sheriff Mascher has the distinction of having worked in all aspects of law enforcement and detention service. Promotions through the ranks led to Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Commander and Chief Deputy while working every assignment the department offers.
Joining Sheriff Mascher and his executive staff is Chief Deputy David Rhodes
Captain Jeff Newnum
commands the Detention Services Division. Assisting Captain Newnum are 5 Lieutenants and very hard working Detention Officers and support staff. The Detention Division is responsible for the incarceration of inmates and services pertaining the their health, welfare and safety.
Captain Brian Hunt manages the Support Services Division which supplies the Sheriff’s Office with all the critical support needed to make it a smooth operation. Captain Hunt is responsible for the 911 Emergency Call Center, Dispatch Operations, Records Section, Recruitment and Training, and all Sheriff’s Technical Services.
(Photo soon) Captain Richard Martin manages the Law Enforcement Services Division with the assistance of 4 Lieutenants: Lt. Tom Boelts, Northern Area Command; Lt. Dave Williams, Eastern Area Command; Lt. Dan Raiss, Southern Area Command ; Lt. Frank Barbaro, Criminal Investigations Bureau. The Law Enforcement Services Division is responsible for all patrol activities county wide including Criminal Investigations, SWAT, Animal Control, Forest Patrol and Search and