The Grand County Sheriff’s Office has 20 sworn patrol deputies who strive for excellence in law enforcement through professionalism, vigilance and integrity. We are committed to partnering with the community and other agencies to ensure Grand County is a safe place to raise families, conduct business, recreate, and enjoy life.
To report a non-emergency crime please call non-emergency dispatch at 970-725-3311
Deputies on Patrol work 10 hour shifts four a total of eight days in a two week period allowing you to enjoy three days off every week. We cover the clock 24 hours a day and every four months, shift assignments are changed. Time and a half overtime is paid for all hours worked over 80. All uniforms and equipment are provided. A take home patrol vehicle is provided to Deputies living within Grand County. Patrol Deputies are allotted an hour each shift for physical fitness time pending calls for service. There are frequent overtime shifts available through DUI enforcement, boat patrol, bicycle patrol, and Forest Service special assignments including snowmobile, ATV and Razor patrols. Deputies have numerous opportunities for internal advancement including becoming an agency instructor in fields like firearms, driving, arrest control and SFST. Assignment in SWAT (Middle Park Emergency Response Team (ERT)) and assignment in Police Canine units are also available for those pursuing their career. Patrol Deputies have the ability to begin, learn and advance their careers at the Grand County Sheriff’s Office.
Critical Incident Response Team Policy and Procedure
Per Senate Bill 15-219 our Critical Incident Response Team Policy and Procedure, and Memorandum of Understanding can be found here.
The Grand County Sheriff’s Office will request that the 14th Judicial District Critical Incident Team and/or Colorado Bureau of Investigation investigate any and all incidents involving the discharge of a firearm by a Deputy that results in injury or death per Statute 16-2.5-301.
Statue 16-2.5-301. Peace Officer-involved shooting investigations –protocol. (1) EACH POLICE DEPARTMENT, SHERIFF’S OFFICE, AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY WITHIN THE STATE SHALL DEVELOP PROTOCOLS FOR PARTICIPATING IN A MULTI-AGENCY TEAM, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE AT LEAST ONE OTHER POLICE DEPARTMENT OR SHERIFF’S OFFICE, OR THE COLORADO BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, IN CONDUCTING ANY INVESTIGATION, EVALUATION, AND REVIEW OF AN INCIDENT INVOLVING THE DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM BY A PEACE OFFICER THAT RESULTED IN INJURY OR DEATH. THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES PARTICIPATING NEED NOT BE FROM THE SAME JUDICIAL DISTRICT