Support Services Division

The Support Services Division is supervised by Lieutenant Jason Kaufman and is comprised of:

Lieutenant Jason Kaufman

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  • Accredited Command Executive, AZ Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Master of Justice Administration from Faulkner University Montgomery, Alabama
  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Graduate of the FBI National Academy; Session 283 Quantico, Virginia
  • FBI LEEDA Leadership Institute / Trilogy completion

 Law Enforcement

  • Various positions and ranks, currently Lieutenant, Prescott Valley Police, 2000 – current
  • 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

  • AZ POST Executive Leadership Program
  • 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
  • John E. Reid and Associates Interview and Interrogation & Advanced Interview and Interrogation
  • AZ POST Defensive Tactics / Impact Weapons Instructor / Firearms Instructor


  • 2017    DUI Enforcement Officer of the Year
  • 2012    Prescott Valley Police Department Life Saving Award
  • 2009    Prescott Valley Police Chief Commendation
  • 2007    Certificate of Appreciation Phoenix Police Department
  • 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
  • 1998    Commendation for Life Saving Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office