Court Security

  1. The Court has resumed in-person proceedings effective June 2, 2020 with a mandatory face covering requirement. Here is what you need to know before coming to the Courthouse. Learn more…

    View the Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Order

The Surprise City Court is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for court customers, visitors and court staff. Each visitor who enters the Surprise City Court goes through a security screening procedure with assistance from one of our full-time security personnel to ensure that no prohibited items are brought into the courthouse.

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Alarms (Audio)
  • Alcohol
  • Baseball Bats
  • Batons
  • Bicycle Chains
  • Black Jacks
  • Bolts
  • Box Cutters
  • Brass Knuckles
  • Bullets
  • Bullet Clips
  • Butterfly Knives
  • Chains
  • Clubs
  • CO2 Canisters
  • Corkscrews
  • Daggers
  • Darts
  • Fireworks
  • Gun-Shaped Lighters
  • Handcuffs
  • Horseshoes
  • Ice Picks
  • Mace
  • Knitting Needles
  • Letter Openers
  • Lock Picks
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Martial Arts Devices
  • Metal Clubs
  • Railroad Spikes
  • Motorcycle Chains
  • Nail Files 6” +
  • Meat Cleavers
  • Spikes
  • Razors
  • Razor Blades
  • Ninja Pins
  • Stun Guns
  • Sterno
  • Scissors
  • Thermometer Probes
  • Swords
  • Syringes
  • Twine Knives
  • Throwing Stars
  • Tools
  • Tear Gas
  • Toy Guns
  • Plastic Knuckles