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Sheriff Shayne Heap

A message from the Sheriff:

The Elbert County Sheriff's Office is committed to protect the lives, property and rights of all people, to maintain order and to enforce the laws. We, under the Office of Sheriff, will serve the Citizens of Elbert County and accomplish our mission with integrity and honor.

It is our mission to protect our children, improve and maintain the quality of life we enjoy and to ensure that our county is a safe place to live, work and visit. The Elbert County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the professional care and custody of those confined in our County jail, the security of our courts and the prompt investigation of crime when it occurs.

We are totally dedicated to this mission, to the Citizens, to the County we serve and we accept the responsibility of attaining our goal of achieving excellence within our profession.

On behalf of the men and women of the Elbert County Sheriff's Office, I would like to thank you for visiting our web site. It is a great honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Elbert County. As your Sheriff I welcome your comments about the agency and suggestions for ways we can improve our services.

The intent of this site is to enhance our communication with the public and provide useful information about the Sheriff's Office. Working together we can form a partnership to make Elbert County a shining star on the eastern plains. Please come back often as information is updated on a regular basis.

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"Read all about it"

Keeping you informed on current events in Elbert County.

  • 06-01-14 - The Elbert County Sheriff's Office is holding its 4th annual Safety Fair. Please join us at the Walmart parking lot from 10-2pm on June 21st. in Elizabeth Colorado 2100 Legacy Circle, Elizabeth, CO. There are lots of free activities to enjoy for kids of all ages. We will have a bike rodeo, finger printing, bike helmet give away, dunk tank, and certified car seat inspections. The Elizabeth Fire Department will be providing free hotdogs and the Elbert County Sheriff will have free snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, and ice cream. Bring the whole family out for a fun and informative day. - Read More
  • 03-01-14 - Detention Specialist position available - Read More
  • 02-14-14 - Elbert Arsonist convicted/sentenced - Read More
  • 01-27-14 - 2014 Charity Golf Tournament - Read More
  • 01-13-14 - On Call Victim's Advocate position available - Read More
  • 10-09-13 - Campbell arrested on drug charges - Read More
  • 10-02-13 - Andrew Conover sentencing - Read More
  • 09-25-13 - UPDATE: Burn Restriction now at Stage 1 - Read More
  • 08-16-13 - Fraud Prevention and Safety Summit - Read More
  • 07-24-13 - Monahan arrested after vehicle pursuit - Read More
  • 07-17-13 - UPDATE: Burn Restriction now at Stage 2 - Read More
  • 06-26-13 - Victim's Advocate position available - Read More
  • 06-25-13 - Black Forest Fire Volunteer BBQ - Read More
  • 06-24-13 - Press Release Potter/Plowman - Read More
  • 06-18-13 - Press Release Averett - Read More

"Protecting Your Children"

Below is some helpful safety information regarding sex offenders in our county. These provide information on the most commonly asked questions from our residents.

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