Sheriff David Rhodes


Sheriff David Rhodes is a 28-year veteran of the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office. He began his career as a volunteer, making it official in 1994 and promoting through the ranks in positions of Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and Chief Deputy. A graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session #244, he served as Commander in both the Law Enforcement Division and the Detention Division of the agency, as well as serving as the Commander of the Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy.


 August 2018 – Appointment by Chief Justice to Committee on Mental Health & the Justice System

 August 2017 – Crisis Response Officer of Distinction Award – Mental Health Criminal Justice Advocacy Coalition

 October 2016 – Justice & Mental Health Collaboration Program Grant

 July 2016 – ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy Award

 January 2011 – Appointment by Chief Justice to Committee on Impact of Domestic Violence


 October 2017 – Developing partner of “Reach Out” program for Yavapai County

 February 2017 – Organized first multi‐agency Yavapai County Crisis Intervention Training

 February 2016 – Founding partner of Yavapai County Post‐Arrest Diversion Program

 February 2016 – Member of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council