Support Services Division

This Division is comprised of:


The Support Services Division is supervised by Lieutenant Jason Kaufman.

Lieutenant Jason Kaufman Biography 

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Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Graduate of Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy

Law Enforcement

  • Special Victims Unit Detective Sergeant - August 2018 – November 2020
  • Support Services Division Sergeant - August 2016 – August 2018
  • Patrol Sergeant – May 2015 – August 2016
  • Police Corporal – January 2009 – May 2015
  • Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking Narcotics Investigator - December 2005 – January 2009
  • Special Response Team - March 2003 – September 2010
  • Patrol Officer - January 2000 – December 2005
  • Police Academy Instructor at Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy - October 2003 – Present
  • US Drug Enforcement Administration, Quantico, VA and Phoenix, AZ -  September 2010 – March 2011
  • Adjunct Instructor for Criminal Justice Program, Yavapai College – August 2004 – September 2010
  • Detention Officer, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office – January 1997 – August 1998

 Specialized Training

  • Public Information Officer Certification/ FBI LEEDA
  • Maxwell Leadership Program
  • Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO)
  • AZ POST Rifle Instructor School
  • Leading Generations (AZ POST)
  • FEMA Continuing Education Classes /
  • Incident Command Systems ICS 300, 400, 800, 701A, 702A, 706
  • AZ Post Background Investigator and Audit School
  • Police Supervision I
  • John E. Reid and Associates Interview and Interrogation & Advanced Interview and Interrogation
  • AZ POST NAFTO Field Training Officer School
  • AZ POST Defensive Tactics / Impact Weapons Instructor

Awards

  • 2017    DUI Enforcement Officer of the Year
  • 2012    Valley Police Department Life Saving Award
  • 2009    Prescott Valley Police Chief Commendation
  • 2008    Letter of Commendation OSHA Clandestine Laboratory Instruction
  • 2007    Certificate of Appreciation Phoenix Police 
  • 2007    Police Star for Heroism and Bravery
  • 2005    Outstanding Police Officer Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety 
  • 2005    DUI Enforcement Officer of the Year 
  • 2004    Officer of the Year Town of Prescott Valley
  • 2004    Officer of the Year Prescott Valley Elks Lodge
  • 2004    Certificate of Appreciation VFW
  • 1998    Commendation for Life Saving Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office