In order to protect our staff and the public, our administrative offices are closed to the general public effective immediately. If you have an emergency call 911 or if you need to speak to an officer dial 970-728-1911.

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The Office of the Sheriff is overseen by an independent elected official, the County Sheriff. Sheriff William ’Bill’ Masters was first appointed to fill the previous Sheriff’s term in 1980 and he is currently the longest serving Sheriff in Colorado’s history.

Sheriff Bill is committed to providing quality service to the community. Email the Sheriff with suggestions or comments anytime.

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View the Sheriff’s Office organizational chart (PDF).

Sheriff Bill Masters

Bill Masters
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    (March 17, 2021) The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office is encouraging everyone to renew their awareness of suicide risks, prevention strategies, and resources available as we enter Spring and the second year of pandemic-related stress. Read on...
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