The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office of Public Information (PIO) unit is responsible for providing timely and accurate information to media organizations inquiring about crimes, accidents, rescue operations, and jail incidents as well as policies and other events affecting the operation of the Office.
This unit's mission is to effectively provide a link between the Sheriff’s Office and the community it serves. The PIO staff is on call 24/7 and, at Sheriff’s direction, seeks to be as responsive as possible to media inquiries, particularly about incidents which affect the citizens of Maricopa County.
In addition to press releases, the PIO unit arranges press conferences, inmate interviews, and media appearances by the Sheriff. They are also involved in awards programs, community outreach and other civic events.
To contact the PIO unit, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The following are press releases generated by the Sheriff’s Office and released to local media in chronological order:
|8/8/2019||Impact of Hepatitis A outbreak|
|6/20/2019||Repeat Sex Offender Behind Bars|
|6/7/2019||14000 fetanyl Pills Seized|
|5/23/2019||Sun City West Homicide|
|5/9/2019||MCSO and Mesa Officers hit|
|5/8/2019||Murder Suicide Update|
|5/8/2019||MCSO Traffic Stops Update|
|4/3/2019||DCDST Drug Operation|
|3/5/2019||Porch Pirate Arrest|
|3/1/2019||Posse Backgrond Update|
|2/25/2019||Compliance Numbers Update|
|2/1/2019||Gila Bend Drug Seizure Spanish|
|2/1/2019||Drug Seizure Gila Bend|
|1/10/2019||Deputy Involved Accident|
|1/10/2019||ESP Update Queen Creek deputy injury 1-10-2019|
|1/8/2019||Ft. Hills Deputy Involved Shooting|
|1/4/2019||Coach Arrested For Child Sex Crimes|