SHERIFF'S OFFICE

John Spezze, Sheriff
Joe McGuire, Undersheriff

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

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 719-539-2596
Communications Center Fax:
719-539-3648
Records Fax: 719-539-1077
Email: records@chaffeesheriff.org





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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE October 10, 2017 On October Tuesday, 10th , the search for Shuei Koto, missing since October 7th, after he left to hike and summit Missouri Peak, resumed at 0700 hours. Chaffee County SAR utilized fixed wing aircraft outfitted with infrared technology, supplied by the Dept of Homeland […]

At this time we are not asking for any additional volunteers. In these weather conditions your safety would be a a major concern. We understand the desire to help but we have professional, knowledgeable expert Search and Rescue members who are searching for this hiker. If additional personnel are needed we will notify the media […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE September 10, 2017 On September 8, 2017 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call of an automobile crash within the boundaries of the Buena Vista Regional Airport. Officers responded from the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, the Buena Vista Police Department and the Colorado State Patrol. […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE September 7, 2017 On September 7, 2017 Verizon suffered a loss of service in Salida extending north to Buena Vista. The loss of service happened at approximately 2pm and 911 service was unavailable at that time. I personally attempted numerous calls to 911 with my Verizon phone […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE August 29, 2017 On August 28, 2017 at approximately 8:36pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received information of a disturbance at a residence in Johnson Village. Deputies responded to the location and were told that a male identified as John C. Brandon, age 48, from Johnson Village, […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE August 22, 2017 Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze has announced that the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office will host its second annual Citizens Police Academy beginning Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, 641 W 3rd St, in Salida beginning at 6pm. The Citizens Police […]

Sgt Jeff Stephens of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office visits with the children at Son Shine Inn each year to help build a positive relationship between police and children . The ultimate goal of Sgt Stevens is to make a connection with the children so that they feel safe going to an officer when they […]

On July 30th at 1725 hours the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an ATV accident on FS Road 295, which is in the St Elmo area. Deputies from the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office and Chaffee County EMS responded to the accident. Upon arrival responders found a male, Joshua Fisher, age 23 from […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE June 29, 2017 Due to the continuing dry conditions in Chaffee County combined with the continued windy conditions the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service has begun to look closely at the increased fire danger throughout our area. Although we do not […]

June 28, 2017 The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office has identified the boater who died on the Arkansas River yesterday, June 27, 2017, as Mark L Wier, age 64, from the Lafayette, Colorado area. Wier was on a private raft trip on the Arkansas River in Browns Canyon, which is in Chaffee County, Colorado, approximately 14 […]