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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Beginning May 22, 2018 fire and smoking restrictions were placed on public lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) located on the Pikes Peak, South Park and Salida Ranger Districts of the Pike and San Isabel National Forests, according to a news release from the Forest Service. Restrictions will remain in effect until December […]

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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE May 19, 2018 On May 18, 2018 I became aware through social media that persons were making accusations that members of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office had possibly requested a criminal arrest record of Stephen Hall through CBI, CCIC, and that I also either participated or had […]

Salida High School senior, Michael Feather was awarded a $500 scholarship from the County Sheriffs of Colorado. The organization awarded 31 scholarships statewide to students who were selected based on “leadership skills, merit, character, involvement, purpose and need,” Sheriff John Spezze said. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office participates in the scholarship program every year and […]

Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze recently partnered with the National Child Safety Council in a community fund drive so child safety items could be purchased to help educate local youth on safety. Over the past several months the National child Safety Council contacted Salida’s local businesses throughout the county soliciting for donations on behalf of […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE April 15, 2018 On Friday, April 6, 2018, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received information that inmates housed in the Chaffee County Detention Facility were actively trying to tunnel out of one of the housing pods within the detention facility. This information was brought to Sheriff John […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE April 9, 2018 On April 7, 2018 the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received information that several inmates were planning an escape from the Chaffee County Detention Facility. Further investigation revealed that the inmates planned their escape to take place over the same weekend by use of a […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE April 3, 2018 On April 3, 2018, Easter Sunday, a fire started west of Buena Vista. The fire was being fanned by strong winds and was travelling in the direction of homes south of the origin of the fire. It became necessary to issue an evacuation warning […]

  CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE   For release Monday March 5, 2018 Sheriff announces Citizen Police Academy   The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office today announced the annual Citizen Police Academy, a program that gives citizens an opportunity to learn about the operation of the sheriff’s office and to educate the public […]

On February 6, 2018 Sheriff John Spezze presented Deputy Jesse Sanderlin with one of the highest honors given to a Chaffee County Deputy, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office Distinguished Service Cross. Sheriff Spezze told those in attendance that in December, 2017 Deputy Sanderlin was on routine patrol and observed a vehicle with a driver that […]

Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Communications Officer/Dispatcher. 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, ability to type, and have a high school diploma (or equivalent). Only applications from the Sheriff’s […]