The most common service areas provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for Fountain Hills are crime prevention, traffic enforcement safety and education, support of the municipal court and youth education and activity.

The Sheriff's Office also provides K9 deputies, a tactical operations unit, air support, motors special enforcement unit, special investigation (drug interdiction), homicide, special victims unit, community support and education.

Court Services

The town maintains its own magistrate court which addresses municipal issues such as code violations, orders of protection, restraining orders and juvenile violations. The Sheriff's Office of Fountain Hills provides direct support to this effort for warrant service, collection of fines, courtroom security and service of court orders.

Ordinance Enforcement

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office handles violations of the town codes that occur on the roadways.

Unsightly premises, lighting issues and sign related issued are enforced by the Town Code Enforcement Division located in the Town Hall. To contact the Code Enforcement Concern line, call 480-816-5193.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office may be reached at 480-837-2047.

Traffic Safety

In a growing community such as Fountain Hills, traffic safety has become an increasingly important concern.

The Sheriff's Deputies perform traffic studies, maintain files on potentially hazardous conditions, speak to service clubs, civic groups and students on traffic safety issues as well as conduct enforcement functions in school zones and neighborhoods.

For information or assistance with a traffic safety issue, contact 480-837-2047.

Community Service Programs

In addition to department responsibilities for criminal investigations, traffic enforcement safety and education, code enforcement, court services and special events, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office offers a wide variety of community service programs available to residents at no cost.

For more information, contact the Sheriff's Office Community Services Division at 480-837-2047 or email.

Youth Programs

  • Midnight Madness
  • Child fingerprinting
  • Safety talks and education
  • School Resource Deputy

Adult Programs

  • Neighborhood Watch Block Watch
  • Patrol Ride-along
  • Reserve and Volunteer Posse Program

Residential Security

  • Vacation Crime Watch Application (PDF)
  • Crime prevention presentations
  • Neighborhood patrol
  • Elderly welfare checks (Are You OK Program - RUOK)
  • Watch Your Car Enrollment/Vehicle Identification Number Glass Etching

Business Security

  • Business security evaluations