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


Chaffee County Search and Rescue-South (CCSAR-S) located a 58-year-old Swissvale man who became stranded near the Blank’s Cabin trailhead Sunday afternoon.  A neighbor in Swissvale notified the Chaffee County Communications Center Sunday evening that Dale Lee had failed to return home after taking three dogs for a walk Sunday afternoon. Seven rescuers from CCSAR-S along with […]

The sheriff and undersheriff Both attended the two-day conference of Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police in Lone Tree, Colorado. After a dispute became more heated between the owner of a medical marijuana grow operation and his neighbors, involving threats of lawsuits and other actions, Undersheriff John Spezze met with all parties to mediate the […]