John Spezze, Sheriff
Andy Rohrich, 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: 719-539-2814
Records Fax: 719-539-1077
Email :
[This mission statement and these core values were written by representatives of each department within the Sheriff’s Office. They remain as valid today as when they were first created. WPP]

The men and women of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office believe that our fundamental duty is to serve and protect the citizens of Chaffee County with fairness, honor, and compassion. We will uphold the law fairly and firmly, free from bias and discrimination and we will diligently enforce the laws bringing to justice those who violate them.

+  Demonstrate high moral standards and values to the community and team members.
+  Be accountable for your actions.
+  Take responsibility and learn from your mistakes.
+  Keep promises and fulfill commitments.

+  Strive to achieve the highest levels of ethical behavior and truthfulness with the community and each other.
+  Maintain confidentiality in community, business, and personal communications.
+  Work to keep a high level of training and demonstrate expertise in job performance.
+  Make sincere efforts to give and receive accurate and timely information between the public, other agencies, and team members.

+  Complete tasks that need to be done and go the extra mile. Make every effort to understand the responsibilities and duties of other team members.
+  Be accountable and fair in the scheduling of leave time and be punctual. Avoid non-constructive actions and attitudes that are detrimental to the team.
+  Help other team members complete tasks when possible. Be loyal to the office. Be courteous and respectful. Provide positive feedback and recognition to others.

+  Keep things in perspective.
+  Keep a light-hearted, positive work environment.
+  Maintain a sense of humor but not at another’s expense.

+  Maintain a sense of humor but not at another’s expense.
+  Treat others as you would like to be treated.