Command Staff

Undersheriff Troy McCoy

Troy McCoy began his law enforcement career in 1987 with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office where he served for 13 years. He began in the jail and worked his way up to patrol. He also served as a k-9 handler and SWAT team member. In 2003 he moved to the Sheridan Police Department. While at Sheridan, Troy served as a school resource officer and patrol sergeant. Troy joined the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office in 2008 and was promoted to Lieutenant of traffic and administration in 2015. He is a level four traffic investigator. He also oversees school safety. Troy received the National School Resource Officer Leadership Safe School Award, from the National Association of School Resource Officers in 2014. He currently sits on the board for the Colorado Charter Schools safety committee. He has also received two lifesaving awards in 2012 and 2016. He is currently responsible for the traffic team, administration, school safety and community events for the Sheriff’s office.
Level 4 Accident Investigator
Field Training Officer

Lieutenant Chad Church

Chad Church is a Colorado native. He attended Littleton Public Schools and graduated from the Arapahoe High School. He has studied at the Arapahoe Community College. Chad started his law enforcement career in 1991, as a Police Explorer with the Sheridan Police Department. In 1994 he graduated from the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Training Academy. At that time, Chad began working as a Reserve Police Officer for the Sheridan Police Department. He volunteered hundreds of hours working as a Reserve Officer. He was hired by the City of Sheridan as a full time Police Officer in 1996. While with the Sheridan Police Department, Chad was assigned to work with the South Metro Drug Task Force. Chad joined the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office in 2002. He has worked as a Patrol Deputy, then as an Investigator where he was promoted to Sergeant. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2005. As a Lieutenant he worked in Professional Standard as well as the Evidence Custodian, as the Patrol Division commander and is currently the Detentions Division Commander. Chad has multiple certifications and several other assignments. Some of these assignments include:
Elbert County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team member
D.O.T. Level 1 Commercial Vehicle Inspector
N.R.A. Patrol Rifle Instructor
N.R.A. Pistol Instructor
N.R.A. Shotgun instructor
Colorado P.O.S.T. Pursuit Driving Instructor
Multiple Weapon Systems Armorer
Field Training Officer

In his time with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, Chad has received a Medal of Merit, twice awarded with Medals of Valor and a Lifesaving Award.