Yavapai County Sheriff's Office

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Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
AZ - Yavapai County Sheriff.png
Abbreviation YCSO
Agency overview
Formed 1864
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Map of Arizona highlighting Yavapai County.svg
Map of Yavapai County Sheriff's Office's jurisdiction.
Size 8,128 square miles (21,050 km2)
Population 212,635 (2007)
General nature • Local civilian agency
Headquarters Prescott, Arizona

Agency executive
Website
http://www.ycsoaz.gov

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office (YCSO) is a local law enforcement agency that serves Yavapai County, Arizona. It provides general-service law enforcement to unincorporated areas of Yavapai County, serving as the equivalent of the police for unincorporated areas of the county. It also operates the county jail system. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office (YCSO) is headquartered in Prescott, Arizona.[1]

Organization[edit]

The current sheriff is Scott Mascher. The YCSO has three divisions:[2]

  • Law Enforcement Services Division
    • Northern Area Command
    • Eastern Area Command
    • Southern Area Command
    • Criminal Investigations
  • Detention Services Division
    • Administrative Services
    • Central ID Services
    • Housing Services
    • Inmate Services
    • Transportation Services
    • Medical Services
  • Support Services Division
    • Administrative Project Management
    • Records
    • Communications / Dispatch
    • Recruitment & Training
    • Information Technology

Sheriffs[edit]

#[3] Portrait Name Term in office Length of Service Party affiliation Previous office
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Van Ness Cummings Smith
(1837–1914; aged 77)
May 26, 1864

February 18, 1865
268 days   Democratic
2 No image
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Jerome Calkins
(1830–?)
February 18, 1865

January 24, 1866
340 days   Republican
3 No image
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John T. Bourke 1
(1827–1868; aged 41)
January 24, 1866

June 31, 1867
1 year, 157 days
4 No image
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Andrew J. Moore 2
(d. 1885)
July 1, 1867

January 21, 1868
204 days
5 No image
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John L. Taylor 1 January 21, 1868

December 31, 1870
2 years, 344 days
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John H. Behan 1
(1844–1912; aged 67)
January 1, 1871

December 31, 1872
2 years
7 No image
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James S. Thomas 3 January 1, 1873

January 5, 1874
1 year
8 No image
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Henry M. Herbert 1
(d. 1895)
January 17, 1874

December 31, 1874
1 year
9 No image
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Edward F. Bowers
(1838–1879; aged 40)
January 1, 1875

December 31, 1878
4 years
10
Sheriff John R. Walker
John R. Walker
(1832–1897; aged 64)
January 1, 1879

December 31, 1882
4 years
11 No image
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Jacob Henkle January 1, 1883

December 31, 1884
2 years
12
William J. Mulvenon
William J. Mulvenon
(1853–1915; aged 61)
January 1, 1885

December 31, 1888
4 years
13
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William "Bucky" O'Neill
(1860–1898; aged 38)
January 1, 1889

December 31, 1890
2 years
14 No image
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James R. Lowry
(1850–1918; aged 67–68)
January 1, 1891

December 31, 1894
4 years
15 No image
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George C. Ruffner
(1862–1933; aged 70)
January 1, 1895

December 31, 1898
4 years   Democrat
16 No image
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John L. Munds
(1868–1953; aged 84)
January 1, 1899

December 31, 1902
4 years   Democrat
17 No image
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Joseph I. Roberts
(1865–1925; aged 60)
January 1, 1903

December 31, 1904
2 years   Republican
18 No image
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James R. Lowry (2nd term) January 1, 1905

December 31, 1908
4 years
19 No image
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James W. Smith January 1, 1909

December 31, 1911
3 years
20 No image
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Charles C. Keeler
(1859–?)
January 1, 1912

December 31, 1914
3 years   Republican
21 No image
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Joseph F. Young
(1871–1941; aged 70)
January 1, 1915

December 31, 1918
4 years   Democrat
22 No image
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Warren G. Davis
(1875–1922; aged 46)
January 1, 1919

September 5, 1922
3 years, 247 days   Republican
23 No image
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Joseph P. Dillon 1
(1864–1933; aged 69)
September 6, 1922

December 31, 1922
116 days
24 No image
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George C. Ruffner (2nd Term) January 1, 1923

December 31, 1924
2 years   Democrat
25 No image
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Edwin G. Weil
(1870–1935; aged 64)
January 1, 1925

December 31, 1926
2 years   Republican
26. No image
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George C. Ruffner (3rd Term) January 1, 1927

July 23, 1933
6 years, 203 days   Democrat
27 No image
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Robert M. Robbins 1
(1882–1957; aged 74)
July 29, 1933

December 31, 1940
7 years, 155 days   Republican
28. No image
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Willis Butler
(1910–1948; aged 38)
January 1, 1941

December 31, 1946
6 years   Democrat
29 No image
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Orville D. Bozarth
(1886–1976; aged 89)
January 1, 1947

December 31, 1954
8 years   Democrat
30. No image
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James G. Cramer
(1914–1992; aged 78)
January 1, 1955

December 31, 1962
8 years   Democrat
31 No image
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G.A. "Al" Ayars 2
(1921–2007; aged 86)
January 1, 1963

August 31, 1974
11 years, 242 days   Republican
32 No image
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Robert H. Scott 1
(1931–2015; aged 84)
September 1, 1974

December 31, 1976
2 years, 121 days   Republican
33 No image
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Harold "Curly" Moore
(1928–2015; aged 86)
January 1, 1977

December 31, 1988
12 years   Republican
34 No image
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G.C. "Buck" Buchanan
(born in 1942; aged 75)
January 1, 1989

December 31, 2004
16 years   Republican
35 No image
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Roy "Steve" Waugh 2
(born in 1945; aged 71)
January 1, 2005

June 2, 2011
6 years, 152 days   Republican
36 No image
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Scott Mascher
(born in 1961; aged 54)
June 3, 2011

Incumbent
5 years   Republican

Notes

  1. Appointed
  2. Resigned
  3. Abandoned

died in office

Fallen officers[edit]

Since the establishment of the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office, seven officers have died in the line of duty.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Website". Yavapai County Sheriff's Office. 
  2. ^ Organization Chart
  3. ^ "Name of Sheriff - Yavapai County Sheriff's Office" (PDF). YCSOAZ.gov. Yavapai County Sheriff's Office. 2015. 
  4. ^ [1]

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