Sheriff’s Assist Team

Cochise County Sheriff's Assist Team (SAT) is a not-for-profit group (501 c 3) that is made up of trained citizen volunteers who assist with non-enforcement duties to allow Deputies to focus on incidents and crime reduction.


Duties include:

  • Background Investigations
  • Crime Scene Security
  • Detention Division Assistance
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Task Force Support
  • House Checks
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Radar Trailer Placement
  • Support Services Assistance
  • Traffic Control
  • Other duties as assigned

SAT Members do not take enforcement action, carry weapons, or make arrests.

Membership Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to successfully pass an in-depth background investigation and polygraph
  • Cochise County resident
  • Good driving record
  • Good moral character
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Volunteer at least 16 hours per month