Sheriff's Office News
Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Silverthorne have received notification from Denver Water that flow levels in the Blue River have significantly decreased. Read on...
On June 13, 2020, at approximately 2:30 p.m. a storm cell blew in from the southwest producing winds in excess of 40 mph and 4 foot waves on Dillon Reservoir, causing multiple boats to capsize. Read on...
As your Sheriff, I take a strong stand with the professional and caring men and women of law enforcement who keep our community safe 24 hours a day. Read on...
Los recientes acontecimientos nacionales han vuelto a destacar una relación tensa entre las autoridades policiales y las comunidades a las que han jurado servir y proteger. Read on...
Recent national events have, again, highlighted a strained relationship between law enforcement and the communities they have sworn to serve and protect. Read on...
Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Silverthorne have received notification from Denver Water that flow levels in the Blue River are to be increased up to 1,000 cfs today, June 1, 2020. Read on...
Starting Tuesday, May 26, 2020 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office will resume regular business hours. Read on...
On Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. the community is invited to enjoy a celebratory motorcade procession to honor the Class of 2020. Read on...
Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons and the Town of Breckenridge announces the SAVE THE DATE of May 21, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. on Breckenridge Main Street for the public to celebrate the graduating Summit High School Seniors Class of 2020. Read on...
Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons, is pleased to announce that Summit High School Senior Anna Tomlinson is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Summit County. Read on...
Since the first Summit County Public Health Order was signed by the Public Health Director on March 17, 2020, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office has continued to respond to the numerous complaints from the public about violations. Read on...
Warmer weather is on the way and with that more wildlife encounters. Are you aware of which animals in Summit County are rabies carriers? Do you know what to do if your animal brings one in the house? Read on...
With the onset of spring thaw in the high country, the Summit County Sheriff’s office reminds the public of the dangers of melting ice in and around Summit County waterways. Read on...
On April 18, 2020 at approximately 5:05 p.m. Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies began investigating the report of a suicidal woman who was armed with a handgun in the Wildernest subdivision in unincorporated Summit County. Read on...
Summit County Sheriff, Jaime FitzSimons extends his appreciation to the public for respecting the Public Health Order for social distancing in respect to trailhead usage to access the National Forest. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office reminds the public of the importance to continue being the Eyes and Ears in the community and in their neighborhood. Read on...
In compliance with the public health order issued by the Summit County Board of County Commissioners that Summit County minimize social contact, the Animal Shelter will be providing modified service until further notice. Read on...
In response to the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office will be adapting how we do business. Read on...
On March 9, 2020 at approximately 3:25 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fifty-one year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing in the trees off the side of a ski run at Keystone Ski Resort Read on...
On March 7, 2020, at approximately 1:55 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a collision involving two snowboarders. Read on...
2016 SCSO News Releases
April 11, 2016
March 28, 2016
BEWARE OF PHONE SCAMS
April 21, 2016
2015 SCSO News Releases
SCSO WARNS CITIZENS OF FRAUD SCHEME
December 15, 2015
SCSO SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IN AUTO THEFT
November 17, 2015
MAN DIES AFTER ROLLOVER ACCIDENT
October 20, 2015
BRUSH CREEK FIRE UPDATE
October 8, 2015
THREE HOUR STANDOFF ENDS IN SURRENDER OF ARMED SUBJECT
September 18, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY OFFERS IMPROVED INMATE VISITATION
September 17, 2015
ROAD CLOSURES/TRAFFIC DELAYS EXPECTED DURING USA PRO CHALLENGE BIKE RACE
August 14, 2015
AUGUST 15TH IS CHECK THE CHIP DAY
August 13, 2015
SHERIFF JOHN MINOR APPOINTED TO THE PEACE OFFICERS STANDARDS AND TRAINING BOARD
July 27, 2015
SHERIFF'S OFFICE ASK FOR PUBLIC'S HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECT(S)
July 24, 2015
SWIFT WATER SAFETY MESSAGE
June 11, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY TO CONDUCT MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT EXERCISE JUNE 3
June 2, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF'S INTRODUCES NEW TEMPORARY PARKING PERMIT
May 18, 2015
DOG AND OWNER REUNITED DUE TO MICROCHIP
April 28, 2015
DROP OFF UNUSED/EXPIRED RX DRUGS AT SUMMIT COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER
April 22, 2015
Animal Control Receives Grant From Wags And Menace
April 14, 2015
2014 SCSO News Releases
WHO KILLED THESE GIRLS
December 16, 2014 (Schnee/Oberholtzer flyer)
OPENINGS FOR NEW MEMBERS-CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
December 1, 2014
LOCK YOUR VEHICLES
October 7, 2014
MISSING PERSON JACK MCATEE
September 29, 2014
August 06, 2014
Citizens Police Academy
July 29, 2014
Bella The Survivor
June 25, 2014 (Bella Reunited 1) (Bella Reunited 2)
Assault 6/17/2014 Update
June 20, 2014
June 17, 2014
2014 Montezuma Flood
June 04, 2014 (Montezuma Flood Map) (Montezuma Flood Picture) (Montezuma Flood Picture)
2014 Wildfire Preparedness Exercise
May 27, 2014
Spring Runoff and Swift Water Safety
May 23, 2014
Arrest Made in Drug, Juvenile Sexual Assault Case
May 7, 2014 (Fritts.jpg)
Firefighters Battle Small Fire North of Silverthorne
May 5, 2014 (MtPowellFire.jpg)
Summit County Sheriff's Office Awards Scholarship
April 9, 2014 (Scholarship.jpg)
Sheriff's Office and Summit School District Urge Parents to Monitor Teen Cell Phone and Internet Use
March 28, 2014
Sheriff's Office Recognized as Hometown Heroes
March 20, 2014 (HometownHeroes.jpg)
Sheriff's Office K-9 "Tommy" Retires
March 5, 2014 (Tommy.jpg; SimthandTommy.jpg)
Avalanche Update: Body of Missing Skier Located
February 11, 2014
Avalanche Reported in Summit County; One Reported Missing
February 11, 2014
Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Program Recognizes Team Members
January 23, 2014 (Patch.jpg; RAD Team Photo.jpg; Sheriff RAD Presentation.jpg)
Sheriff Announces Re-Election Bid
January 3, 2014 (Announcement.jpg)