The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office volunteer Posse consists of non-compensated positions made up of people from all walks of life who want to assist law enforcement as a way to give back to their community. They contribute their varied skills and interests to one goal; support the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Posse branches train for many support functions to include: Search and Rescue, Crime Scene Security, Patrol Support, Administrative Assistance, Civic Functions, Disaster Relief, and Emergency Details.

Informational recruiting meetings for the volunteer Posse program are held once a quarter. The quarterly recruiting meetings are the third Wednesday of the months of January, April (canceled due to COVID-19), July and October. The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Training Center, 2627 S 35th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona. For questions please contact Ivan Lopez.

Minimum requirements to join the Posse program include the following: at least 18 years of age, a legal US resident, have a valid driver's license, and be in good health. A person cannot have been convicted of any felonies, have any misdemeanor convictions in the last 12 months or a record of improper personal conduct, which may affect their suitability for assisting law enforcement.

For Posse program information call the Enforcement Support Division at: (602) 876-1895.