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Mohave County Sheriff's Office
Tom Sheahan, Mohave County Sheriff

Mohave County Sheriff Tom Sheahan is a 36 year law enforcement veteran. Sheriff Sheahan began his career with the Du Page County Illinois Sheriff’s Office in 1971 where he spent more than 8 years as a deputy and detective.

In 1981, Sheriff Sheahan, his wife Jo and family moved to Arizona and he began his career with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Sheahan rose through the ranks as a deputy, detective, corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, captain and was appointed Chief Deputy Sheriff in 1990. Upon the announced retirement of the late sheriff, Joe Cook, Sheriff Sheahan ran for sheriff in 1996. He was elected to his first term in November 1996 and later re-elected to a second term in 2000 and a third term in 2004.

Sheriff Sheahan is past president of the Arizona Sheriff’s Association, past president of the Arizona County Attorney and Sheriff’s Association, and has served on the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission. Sheriff Sheahan previously served on the Arizona Homeland Security Regional Advisory Commission and has served on numerous boards and commissions through the State of Arizona.

Sheriff Sheahan attended and graduated from Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command in Evanston, Illinois and the F.B.I. National Academy at Quantico Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia.

Main Office
P.O. Box 1191
600 W. Beale Street
Kingman, AZ 86402-1191
Phone: 928-753-0753
Fax: 928-753-0765
Toll Free: 1-800-522-4312
Mohave Valley Sub Station
9800 Vanderslice
Mohave Valley, AZ 86440
Phone: 928-768-7055
Lake Havasu Sub Station
3500 Highway 95
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
Phone: 928-764-3535
Beaver Dam Sub Station
700 N. Highway 91
Beaver Dam, AZ 86432
Phone: 928-347-4900

Mission Statement

To enhance public safety and insure a quality of life, safety and welfare for the citizens of Mohave County. To wisely use the resources which have been entrusted to us. To maintain public trust through open, honest and ethical behavior; exercising integrity in the use of power and authority. To perform all duties with the highest level of personal and professional principles. To create positive relationships with the public by treating all with fairness, dignity and compassion.
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