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Our goal is to protect and serve the residents of Santa Cruz County by providing a safe environment through vigilance, crime prevention, and partnerships with other law enforcement agencies, community organizations and local residents.

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The Sheriff's Office is committed to solemnly, faithfully and impartially support the Constitution of the United States, and the laws of the State of Arizona. As an organization and as individuals, we pledge to be valiant to the public trust.


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Community Bulletin 

2018 National Take-Back Medication Day! 

Join the SCC Sheriff's Office and the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force for National Take-Back Medication Day! The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 27th at the Garrett's Supermarket from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM!

The event offers a safe method to dispose of your unused, unwanted, and expired medications!


Former SCCSO Sergeant Sepulveda

Our collective hearts are heavy with sympathy for our former Sergeant Jose Francisco Sepulveda, who served with the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office from September 16th, 1971 – September 29th, 2006. Our most heartfelt condolences are with the Sepulveda family. 


SCC Sheriff's Office Shoe Drive 2018

The SCC Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Arizona Sheriff's Association (ASA) is participating in a shoe drive in which gently worn, used or new shoes will be collected as a fundraiser to enhance training opportunities for deputies and detention officers.

ASA will earn funds based on the total weight of pairs of donated shoes that are collected, as Funds2Orgs will issue a check for collected shoes. 

Click on the following link for more information: 

SCC Sheriff's Office Shoe Drive 2018.pdf

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Santa Cruz County Alerts

Santa Cruz County Emergency Management is administering a county-wide wireless emergency alert system. Existing unblocked land lines will automatically be a part of the system - but not mobile devices unless you opt in.

The WENS system allows you as a member of the public to sign up your mobile device for alerts such as:

  • Severe weather alerts: severe thunderstorm, flash flood, wildfire, dust storm, etc.
  • Emergency situation alerts:  hazardous materials spills, major road closures, power outages, etc.
  • Air Quality Advisories       
  • Boil Water Advisories   

Click on the logo below to sign up and start receiving Alerts!