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Mission Statement

As a leader in public safety, we are committed to serving with honor, courage, and integrity in the fight against crime, and to work relentlessly toward making our community safe for the people of Pima County.

patrol_at_home.jpgThe Pima County Sheriff's Department is committed to the advanced strategies of community policing and the direct supervision management of its detention facilities. Both concepts involve the establishment of dynamic partnerships with citizens, communities, and other civic and criminal justice agencies working together toward common goals. The Pima County Sheriff's Department will continue to be a leader and facilitator in attaining the goals to overcome and solve community problems with innovative ideas on crime prevention, proactive inmate management strategies, and public safety resulting in lasting solutions, reduced fear, and a better life for the residents of Pima County.


pcs_070.jpgWe are proud to present the history of the Pima County Sheriff's Department and an overview of our accomplishments over the past 24 years. These publications chronicle the evolution of the Department from the 1800's and Deputy Wyatt Earp to the respected organization it is today. The overview highlights many of the notable initiatives and accomplishments of the Department and a number of its dedicated employees. The Pima County Sheriff's Department has become recognized as a leader and model public safety agency through personal development of department members and the integration of new technologies and equipment. This organization has excelled in every area of contemporary law enforcement and corrections. As a public safety organization, the Pima County Sheriff's Department is second to none.

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