The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) provides cost-effective, professional law enforcement services to the Town of Queen Creek on an annual contractual basis. The office serves as the police department for the community. Under this arrangement, citizens benefit from the assets available to a large, full-service law enforcement agency while paying only for basic patrol and support services.
Under the intergovernmental contract, sheriff’s deputies are assigned to patrol the Queen Creek community 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Detectives are assigned to conduct criminal investigations in the area. The MCSO is also responsible for providing services to the unincorporated areas surrounding Queen Creek, and it operates one of the largest county jail systems in the United States.
By way of information, the Town now has four patrol beats. The current contract amount is approximately $3.2 million annually and includes approximately 30 total personnel (deputies, detectives, sergeants, a lieutenant and a captain). The contract also includes access to SWAT teams, special investigative services, aircraft and other special equipment as needed.
MCSO Queen Creek Substation
22626 S. Ellsworth Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Monday through Friday