Maricopa County mugshots are available on the Mugshots section of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office website at MCSO.org/Mugshot. As of 2015, the site returns mugshots for bookings reported within the past three days, and it does not display prior bookings.
Site visitors can view mugshots based on the type of crime committed, such as criminal trespass and burglary, offenses against public order, crimes against children, drug offenses and family offenses. Other offenses with accompanying mugshots include those related to weapons and explosives, organized crime, and probation violations. After selecting a specific crime, visitors can search against an offender's first and last name and booking information. As of 2015, the Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office is headed by Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who has held the position since 1993.