• ​​Air Posse - Search and Rescue support since 1941.
  • ​​Communications Posse - Amateur radio operators providing support for Search and Rescue.
  • DARES Posse - Desert Alpine Reserve Emergency Services - Search and Rescue teams and instructors since 1961, primarily Mantracking and ground searches for Search and Rescue.  Contact: staff@dares.mcsoposse.org  
  • East Valley Mounted SAR Posse- Monthly training rides, with pack-in capabilities for Search and Rescue.
  • High Desert SAR Posse- ATV and 4x4 Search and Rescue for the northwest valley.
  • Maricopa K-9 Posse - Non-profit volunteer, Canine Search and Rescue posse., contact maricopak9@gmail.com 
  • Maricopa Mounted Posse - Mounted Search and Rescue team.
  • Medical Rescue Posse - Providing experienced Medical Services to assist MCSO.
  • Mesquite Mounted Posse - Mounted Search and Rescue in the southwest valley.
  • Mountain Rescue Posse - An elite MRA Technical Search & Rescue Posse for MCSO.  Trained to respond under any condition.
  • Tactical Vehicle Posse - 

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  • Community Outreach Posse - Supporting Arizona fallen and injured law enforcement.

Though varied by skill set and interest, all the Posse groups have one goal - to support the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office personnel. All Posse groups train for, participate in, and respond to missions such as: Search & Rescue, Crime Prevention, Civic Functions, Disaster Relief and Emergency Support. There are many ways you can help support the Sheriff's office.

There are many different posse groups to choose from.                                                          

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  • Chaparral Posse - Patrol, security, special details, operations, administrative functions
  • and community support county wide, contact: staff@chaparral.mcsoposse.org
  • Community Services Posse "Comserv"  - Serving the community by assisting MCSO deputies in a wide variety of opportunities.
  • Crime Prevention Posse 
  • Desert Foothills Posse - Providing armed volunteer patrol support in Cave Creek and Carefree. 
  • Dreamland Villa Posse  - A Community supported and based posse who assist Deputy’s and the Community in the Dreamland Villa area of east Mesa. 
  • Emergency Response Posse- Assisting MCSO with coordination and evacuation of emergency events to include Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. Members must be current posse members, QAP, and selected to join the program.  
  • Enforcement Support Posse - Assisting MCSO in all areas of law enforcement.
  • Executive Posse - Qualified Armed posse group of business, medical, engineering, legal, and law enforcement professionals active & retired who assist patrol.
  • Fountain Hills Posse - Patrol based eyes and ears for Fountain Hills and Maricopa County.
  • ​Jeep Posse - 4 x 4 off road capable vehicle owners, (QAP), who assist on all call-outs and in every area of MCSO as requested.
  • Litchfield Park Posse  - Community focused with an emphasis on patrols, vacation watch and special events, contact: staff@litchfieldpark.mcsopose.org 
  • Operations Posse - 
  • Queen Creek Crime Prevention Posse - Community based, participating in community events and patrol support.
  • Sun City West Posse - Taking action to make Sun City West a safer place to live. Sun City West Recruiting Email: Recruiting.spscw@gmail.com
  • ​​Sun Lakes Posse - Community based with a focus on crime prevention & education while supporting all law enforcement and community policing efforts of MCSO.
  • Tactical Support Posse - Medical Professionals Assisting MCSO swat division.

Many Roles. One Goal.