1. Legal Notice from Sheriff Regarding Private Marijuana Cultivation

    With the passing of Colorado House Bill 17-1220 and changes to the San Miguel County Land Use Code, Section 5-29, the following regulations now apply to all engaged in private marijuana cultivation. Read on...
  2. Fatality in Telluride's Bear Creek Backcountry

    A San Miguel County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) crew was dispatched to a report of an unresponsive, pulseless snowboarder in Telluride’s Bear Creek backcountry Sunday afternoon. 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