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 September 7, 2018 On this date at 1331 hours the Chaffee County Communications Center received a call of an armed suicidal person at 7710 W Hwy 50, which is unincorporated Chaffee County. Officers from both the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office and the Salida Police Department responded to […]

***UPDATE CHILD HAS BERN FOUND AND IS SAFE Missing from the Seven Peaks Festival grounds, Jeremiah Trimble. Mother advised the boy is 12 years old, wearing shiny blue shorts and shiny blue sweatshirt and has blue hair and glasses. If you see this child please contact the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office at 719-539-2596 immediately.

SEVEN PEAKS FESTIVAL ATTENDEES FOR EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS DURING THE FESTIVAL WE URGE YOU TO SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY MESSAGES. IT’S EASY…. JUST TEXT     7peaks to 888777

As most are aware the Seven Peaks Music Festival will be held at the Meadows Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado beginning Friday, August 31 and concluding the night of Sunday, September 2nd. The event is permitted for up to 25,000 attendees however crowd estimates remain at somewhere between 7000 and 10,000 ticket holders. Camping is […]

“During the Seven Peaks Music Festival over the Labor Day Weekend all drone (unmanned aircraft) activity will be prohibited over the festival grounds per the Code of Federal Regulations which prohibits such activity over large groups of people. We ask for the communities cooperation with this matter and we further ask that all violations be […]

SEVEN PEAKS FESTIVAL TRAFFIC ENTRY ROUTES THESE TWO ROUTES HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED FOR TRAFFIC COMING FROM THE NORTH AND FROM THE SOUTH. THESE ROUTES ARE TO BE USED WHEN COMING AND GOING FROM THE FESTIVAL. PLEASE BE PATIENT ALONG THESE ROUTES AS TRAFFIC IS EXPECTED TO BE HEAVY. HAVE A SAFE AND FUN FESTIVAL!

Seven Peaks Music Festival Information PLEASE NOTE! There will be NO entry allowed until 9am on Friday, August 31st. Camping areas will open at 9am on Friday August 31st also. If you have questions please check out the official festival site at sevenpeaksfestival.com

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE August 15, 2018 The Chaffee County Communications Center has received several calls in regards to a possible scam that is being attempted on local residents.  According to callers, persons are contacting residents of our county and representing themselves as employees of various tv providers. They are telling […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE July 23, 2018 On Friday, July 20, 2018, I was contacted by Susan Sherwood, Senior Manager of 911 Compliance for Verizon Wireless, in regards to the most recent Verizon Cellular outage. During this outage, users of the Verizon network lost cellular service from Friday June 29 to […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE July 19, 2018 On July 19, 2018 the USFS lifted all fire restrictions on forest service lands. After reviewing current fuel moisture criteria in our area provided by the USFS, and after conferring with Phil Graham, Chaffee County Emergency Manager and our local fire chiefs in regards […]