Jail Crimes Unit
The Jail Crimes Unit is an investigative component of the
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Division. The Jail Crimes Unit responds to and
investigates crimes committed within the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Jail System, Maricopa
County Court Facilities, and the Maricopa County Juvenile Detention Centers. Investigations
include, but are not limited to, deaths, assaults, aggravated assaults, sexual assaults,
escapes, promoting prison contraband incidents, and destruction of jail property incidents.