Covid Booking Procedures (Graham County Sheriff)

The Trace filed this request with the Graham County Sheriff of Graham County, AZ.
Multi Request Covid Booking Procedures


From: The Trace

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Arizona Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any correspondence, memos or other written guidance related to changes in booking procedures during Covid. Please include any information related to fingerprinting and DNA swabbing, as well as other booking protocols.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.


The Trace

From: Graham County Sheriff

To whom it may concern,
Sorry for the delay in responding.

Attached are the documents that are related to Covid-19 arrests/intakes into the Graham County Jail.

In addition, inmates are automatically quarantined for 7 days (for any arrest) and medically evaluated daily. If cleared, the inmate is then moved into the appropriate housing unit based on the inmate's classification.


Mike Cochran
Jail Commander
Graham County Sheriff's Office
600 W. Graham Canal Road
Safford, AZ 85546<>