The Office of the Sheriff is overseen by an independent elected official, the County Sheriff. Sheriff William 'Bill' Masters was first appointed to fill the previous Sheriff's term in 1980 and he is currently the longest serving Sheriff in Colorado's history.

Sheriff Bill is committed to providing quality service to the community. Email the Sheriff with suggestions or comments anytime.

View the Sheriff's Office organizational chart (PDF).

Sheriff Bill Masters

Bill Masters
  1. Be On The Lookout for Burglary Suspect

    BE ON THE LOOKOUT: White male in mid-late 30s around 6 ft tall, stocky build, bearded with dark hair, driving a White Crew-cab Pickup Truck, possibly a Dodge, possibly a diesel with loud exhaust. May have bullet holes in right rear and/or back of vehicle. Read on...
  2. Sheriff Issues Winter Driving Preparedness Tips -- More Snow Forecasted for March

    Recent heavy snowfall means great skiing, but with it comes difficult driving conditions and increased avalanche risk. With more snow forecasted, Sheriff Bill Masters is issuing some emergency preparedness driving tips. Read on...
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