Public Safety & Emergency Services

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Fire and Emergency Medical Services

The Queen Creek Fire Department (QCFD) provides fire and emergency medical service coverage to residents in the Town’s incorporated limits. QCFD is organized as an advanced life support department and is a part of the Mesa regional 9-1-1 dispatch system which serves a number of East Valley communities. The department fully participates in the Phoenix Area Automatic Aid Consortium, providing the highest level of fire and emergency services to Queen Creek residents.

Community Emergency Response Team

The CERT program trains residents to help respond to community emergency situations when requested. Sessions include disaster preparedness, fire suppression, basic medical operations, light search and rescue, and team operations.

Child Seat Safety Inspections

Queen Creek firefighters do not currently offer child safety seat inspections. The department has arranged for training and hopes to resume this service soon. For more information, please contact the Queen Creek Fire Department at 480-358-3360.

Information, Tips & Resources

Important Contact Information

  • For life-threatening emergencies, dial 9-1-1.
  • For non-emergencies, call 480-358-3360.

Police Services

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) serves as the police department for the Town of Queen Creek. MCSO provides cost-effective, professional law enforcement services to the Town on an annual contract basis. Under this arrangement, residents benefit from the assets available to large, full-service law enforcement agencies while only paying for basic patrol and support services. Questions about law enforcement services in Queen Creek can be directed to the District 6 substation at 602-876-1011, or to the Town of Queen Creek Public Safety Division at 480-358-3502.

Queen Creek Posse

Queen Creek Posse members support MCSO deputies by providing crime prevention patrols, assisting with the Operation Notification and Vacation Watch programs, providing traffic control and crowd control at community events, providing crime-scene security, providing back-up support to patrol deputies and assisting with special enforcement operations. For more information, call the posse hotline at 480-358-3411.

Crime Prevention

The Town of Queen Creek Public Safety Division seeks to help residents keep themselves, their families and the community safe from crime through crime prevention.

Important Contact Information

  • For life-threatening emergencies, dial 9-1-1.
  • To contact MCSO sheriff’s dispatchers for non-emergencies, call 602-876-1011.
  • To contact the District 6 substation office, call 602-876-1011.
  • To find out more about MCSO and the services the office provides, visit www.mcso.org.

Hospitals and Urgent Care Facilities

There are no hospitals currently located within the Town boundaries; however, a number of hospitals are located in the area, one of which borders the Town and is within only a few minutes driving distance. There are two urgent care facilities in the Town and several nearby.

Municipal Court Services

The Town of Queen Creek does not have its own municipal court system. The Town of Gilbert Municipal Court serves incorporated Queen Creek residents through an effective, cost-saving intergovernmental agreement. Residents who live in county islands are not serviced by the Gilbert Municipal Court.

Animal Care and Control

Animal care and control services are provided through the counties. Animal care and control agencies promote responsible pet ownership, protect animals from abuse, neglect and homelessness, and guard the public from diseased and aggressive domestic animals. Not-for-profit animal rescue groups also provide refuge and rehabilitation for animals in need.

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control
Phone: 602-506-PETS (7387)

Pinal County Animal Care and Control
Phone: 520-509-3555 or 1-888-431-1311