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 Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Communications Officer/Dispatcher to fill one position and establish an eligibility list.  Applicants must be 21 years of age with a good driving record and no criminal history.  They must have good hearing in both ears, be able to multi-task, type, and have a high school diploma […]

A 34-year-old Salida woman was arrested early Monday evening and charged with two felony drug offenses and a misdemeanor count of child neglect. Alex Walker, an investigator with the District Attorney’s Office for the Eleventh Judicial District, received information that the woman, Makala Reanne Jewell, had indicated her willingness to sell methamphetamine.  Working with members […]

Salida police officers and Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies, assisted by search dogs from the Colorado Department of Corrections, conducted a sweep of the hallways, rooms and lockers at three Salida public schools Wednesday morning to detect the presence of any illegal drugs.  The operation, in the Salida high school and middle school, began at about […]

The sheriff and undersheriff The sheriff represented CCSO at the memorial service in Guffey for the late Park County sheriff’s deputy Joe Hamilton, who died recently from Hantavirus. The undersheriff attended a Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement (VALE) Board meeting in Canon City.  He is a member of the VALE Board for the Eleventh Judicial […]