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The Sedona Police Department is committed to working in partnership with the community to improve quality of life and safety, and actively engage in problem solving. We are dedicated to reducing harm and safeguarding our community through maintaining public order, preventing and suppressing crime, and being responsive to needs within the city.

The staff members of the Sedona Police Department are part of a larger city team of talented public servants, all of whom are devoted to and guided by the city's mission: The mission of the City of Sedona government is to provide exemplary municipal services that are consistent with our values, history, culture and unique beauty. We encourage citizen input and welcome opportunities to improve our service.

- Charles Husted, chief of police

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Important Numbers to Know

Non-Emergency Police Contact Number (928) 282-3100

Police Front Office Number (928) 203-5033


Field Operations Division

Supervised by Lt. Stephanie Foley

Patrol Section. Uniformed patrol responds to calls, investigates crimes, and enforces traffic laws. Operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Traffic Unit. Duties include prevention and investigation of accidents, traffic enforcement, commercial vehicle inspection, child safety seat inspection/installation, and DUI patrols. 

K-9 program.  Consists of a handler and K-9. Assists with searches involving persons and narcotics; trained as a bite unit.

Support Services Division

Supervised by Lt. Lucas Wilcoxson 

Investigation Unit investigates major crime scenes including sex crimes, crimes against children, financial crimes and violent crimes, and burglaries and thefts. The unit works closely with other law enforcement agencies and county attorneys.

Partners Against Narcotic Trafficking targets street-level drug dealers. If you have information about drug activities in your neighborhood call the Verde Valley office at 928-639-6999 or Prescott area office at 928-778-0558.

Communications Center handles emergency and non-emergency calls, dispatching, public safety notifications, and supports officers on patrol. 

Records Department maintains and distributes police records. Visit our request a report page to request a report for a small fee. 

School Resource Officer. The officer is based at Sedona Red Rock High School and works with administrators and students to ensure school safety. 

Evidence/Property processes evidence, found property, and property for safe keeping. To schedule a time to release property call Larry Woodruff from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at (928) 282-3100.

Public fingerprinting has temporarily been suspended due to COVID-19.  When fingerprinting is operational it is conducted every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 9-11 a.m. There is no Saturday fingerprinting on holiday weekends. The fee is $7.50 during scheduled hours or $15 during other hours, dependent on officer availability. Please bring exact change or check and a photo ID.

Community  Watch Team offers safety programs for children, crime prevention information, and home and business security surveys among other services. Visit the Community Watch page for more information.