Excellence in All We Say and Do
Make a difference, be excellent!
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office strives to serve and protect the citizens of the county by working with the public to help prevent crime, enforce the law, preserve the peace and provide a safe environment for everyone.
Doing so allows us to preserve the quality of life of everyone in our county.
Deputy Sheriff Recruit
Entry-level law enforcement position for Yavapai County. This classification exists solely for those attending an Arizona Peace Officer’s Standards and Training Certified Academy. Under close supervision during this Academy, the Recruit will receive intensive academic instruction in law enforcement combined with rigorous physical fitness training.
Deputy Sheriff Lateral
Responsible for the protection of life and/or property through enforcement of laws. May be assigned to work on patrol, at headquarters, on special assignments, or as plainclothes investigators.
Responsible for maintaining a secure detention facility and the safe custody of inmates.
Under general supervision, performs general office and clerical work of moderate difficulty within the Sheriff’s Office Detention or Law Enforcement Divisions.
Dispatch Communications Specialist
Responsible for receiving, transmitting and monitoring radio communications to and from fixed or mobile transmitters; to operate a telephone exchange and teletype equipment and for dispatching proper equipment and personnel to expedite work operations.