West Slope
  1. Man Dies While Climbing Telluride's Via Ferrata

    A multi-agency response was required Saturday afternoon in an attempt to rescue a 74 year-old man who suffered a life-threatening medical event while climbing the Telluride’s Via Ferrata. Read on...
  2. Multiple Regional Wildfires Cause Concern; Sheriff Emphasizes Prevention and Preparedness

    With multiple regional wildfires underway early in the summer season and the most severe drought seen in decades, Sheriff Bill Masters is calling on all county residents and visitors to be aware of fire prevention, restrictions and emergency preparedness. Read on...
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Office of the Sheriff

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.

Sheriff Bill Masters

Masters, Bill