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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 […]