Court Security

The Yuma Municipal Court has full-time Court Officers who are stationed at the main entrance to the court.

Everyone who visits the court must pass through a metal detector and must place all personal belongings on an X-ray machine to be viewed. In addition, your personal belongings may be subject to a search.

The following is a list of items that are not allowed in to the courthouse under ANY circumstances:

  • Food and drink, including water. Drinking fountains are located in the courthouse lobby for your convenience.
  • Weapons. This includes, but is not limited to:    
    • guns (with or without a concealed weapons permit)
    • knives (including Swiss Army and Leatherman tools)
    • chains
    • mace
    • batons
  • The Court's definition of weapons also includes items that could be used as weapons. These include, but are not limited to:    
    • various tools
    • kitchen utensils
    • nail files

Please note: This list is not exhaustive and security has full discretion when deciding what may or may not be brought in to the courthouse.