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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 […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE December 24, 2017 On December 24, 2017 at approximately 2pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in regards to a child welfare issue. The reporting party related that she was to have her kids returned to her on the December 24th, by the children’s father. The […]

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office along with the Salida and Buena Vista Police Departments, Colorado State Patrol and Colorado Parks and Wildlife took part again this year in the Annual Shop with a Cop event. Seventeen Officers took part in the event along with 12 local children. With assistance from the Officers, the children purchase […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE December 17, 2017 On December 17, 2017 at approximately 12:00 pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a domestic disturbance in Poncha Springs. Deputies contacted the female victim who related that she went to her ex-husbands residence to get her kids and when she […]

****UPDATE***** CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE December 3, 2017 On December 2, 2017 a male died in a skiing accident at the Monarch Ski area after hitting a tree on the Mirage run. This skier has been identified as Collin J. Zak, age 23, a native of Ohio. Zak was currently serving […]