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 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 […]

On 06/27/17 at 2:27 pm the Chaffee County Communications Center was contacted in regards to a male who had fallen from a raft in Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River. According to the caller the male had been retrieved from the river in the area of the Widow maker rapids, a class 3 section of […]

The Pueblo Interagency Fire Dispatch Center in Pueblo, Colorado advised that the smoke that has filtered into Chaffee County today, June 22, 2017 is from the Brianhead Fire that is burning in Utah. There are NO fires burning in our County. As always, if you see active smoke or flames in the area do not hesitate to call the Chaffee County […]

Today, April 19, 2017 at 7:18 pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a plane that had gone down in a field approximately ¼ mile north of Harriet Alexander Field, which is just west of Salida, Colorado. Chaffee County Sheriff personnel responded to the scene and found a single engine Cessna 210 […]

On April 13, 2017 at approximately 2:07 pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a domestic disturbance between a father and son in the Granite area. The complainant advised that his son, Daniel J Korte, age 36 from Des Moines, Iowa was very intoxicated and had been threatening him with a large […]

On April 10, 2017 at 12:58 pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from hikers who stated a party fell while hiking on the south side of Mt Princeton in the Chalk Cliff area. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office along with Chaffee County EMS, Chaffee County Search and Rescue, North and South, and Chaffee Fire […]