Sheriff's Office

It’s that time of year again when we all have the chance to make a difference. Adopt a Grandparent for Christmas and bring joy to one of our local elderly residents.

All donated funds will go to purchasing a senior in your community a soft pair of winter socks, a bottle of lotion, and a tube of chapstick. All presents will be gift wrapped and personally delivered.
All remaining money will be turned into gift cards for a local grocery store, so they can buy any food items they are in need of.

Donation drop off locations:
 Grand Park Recreation Center (Fraser/Winter Park)
 Grand County Sheriff’s Office (Hot Sulphur Springs)
Kremmling Mercantile (Kremmlling)
City Market (Granby)

Please call the Grand County Sheriff’s Office for any 
questions at 970-725-3343

This decade will bring new challenges to our county, but the commitment of the Grand County Sheriff's Office will not change. We will continue to provide our community with professional, efficient law enforcement through well-trained employees, technology, crime prevention, and a proactive approach to public safety.

- Rodney Johnson

    Grand County was established in 1874 by the Territory of Colorado, thus becoming a county two years before Colorado became a state. It was named for the Grand River, the name by which the Colorado River was known at that time. The county was formed from a portion of Summit County but acquired its current boundaries in 1877, when part of the Grand County was used to create Routt County. The area of 1,854 square miles (larger than Rhode Island) consists of meadows, river valleys and mountains.
    The County Seat is Hot Sulphur Springs, which is also where the Grand County Sheriff’s Office is located. Hot Sulphur Springs was originally a summer campground for Native Americans who came for the hot springs. The Town itself was established in 1860 making it the oldest town in the county and originally named Saratoga West and sometimes called Warm Springs. In 1863 the name was changed to reflect the hot springs in the area that were used for medicinal purposes, and on September 8th1874 John Baker became the first elected sheriff of the county.
   The River in our patch depicts the headwaters of the (today’s) Colorado River which are located in Grand County, and the snow capped mountains represent the Continental Divide that runs through. 

For additional information or questions, you may email the Sheriff's Office.

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