John Spezze, Sheriff
Andy Rohrich, Undersheriff

641 West 3rd Street
PO Box 699
Salida, Colorado 81201

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 719-539-2596
Communications Center Fax:
Records Fax: 719-539-1077


Four persons, two juveniles and two adults, were arrested early Christmas morning after a standoff with deputies who used tear gas to flush them out of a cabin they had broken into two days earlier.  The four, all from the Tucson area, were booked on a variety of felony and misdemeanor charges.  At about 5:30pm […]

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of a Salida area man on several charges of felony theft of wire cable and scrap metal with a total value in excess of $18,000. In the first case, a local man reported that a spool of construction-grade wire cable had disappeared from his property on […]

The sheriff and undersheriff The undersheriff completed the three-week Executive Management Program instructed by staff from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety.  The course was conducted in Las Lunas, New Mexico. The sheriff and his wife were volunteer servers for the community Thanksgiving dinner at St. Joseph’s Church in Salida. The sheriff and Deputy Kevin […]