Sheriff's Office News

  1. STANDOFF IN DILLON VALLEY ENDS WITH SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES TAKING WANTED FELON INTO CUSTOD

  2. Sheriff FitzSimons Announces County Sheriffs Of Colorado Scholarship Winner

  3. Summit County Resident Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

  4. Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons: "Colorado Needs Better Fentanyl Legislation"

  5. Summit County Sheriff's Office Announces Scholarship Recipient

  6. Summit County Sheriff's Office Responds to Report of Avalanche On Highway 6

  7. Inclement Weather and Bad Behavior

  8. Sheriff's Office Investigating Report of Impersonator

    The Summit County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a ski patrol impersonator following a female minor at Copper Mountain. Read on...
  9. Sheriff's Office Winter Operations

    Sheriff FitzSimons discusses Winter Operation procedures at December's "A Fresh Ground Cup of Conversation." Read on...
  10. Pet and Livestock Owners Need Animal Evacuation Plans

    If you currently do not have an evacuation plan for you and your animals, please make one. Read on...
  11. Sheriff's Office Reminds Public to Report Suspicious Behavior & Lock Up Vehicles & Valuables

    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...
  12. Sheriff's Office and Town of Silverthorne Open Blue River

    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...
  13. Boating Accident Death in Dillon Reservoir

    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...
  14. Sheriff Responds to Dialogue on Use of Force

    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...
  15. Una carta abierta a nuestra comunidad del Condado de Summit

    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...
  16. Summit County Law Enforcement Letter to the Community

    Recent national events have, again, highlighted a strained relationship between law enforcement and the communities they have sworn to serve and protect. Read on...
  17. Sheriff's Office and Town of Silverthorne Close Blue River

    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...
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2016 SCSO News Releases

JAIL INMATE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE
April 11, 2016
 
INTOXICATED MAN KNOCKS ON WRONG DOOR
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

IRS Scam


August 06, 2014

Citizens Police Academy
July 29, 2014
 (CPA Application)

Bella The Survivor
June 25, 2014 (Bella Reunited 1) (Bella Reunited 2)

Assault 6/17/2014 Update
June 20, 2014

Assault 6/17/2014
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)