Sheriff's Office News
Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons responds to accusations and questions that have been made in the past weeks. Inaccurate information is being circulated in regards to the Sheriff’s Office turnover rate, investigation case closures, & response times. Read on...
During the month of October, Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies will wear uniforms with pink patches to support breast cancer awareness. Read on...
On September 14, 2018 at approximately 6 p.m. Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Summit County Animal Control Officers responded to a report of a woman seriously bitten by a leashed dog on the Peaks Trail in unincorporated Summit County. Read on...
On September 10, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was honored to learn the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), with recommendations from program staff and the Search and Rescue Advisory Council, was awarded with $12,435.00. Read on...
As a chill begins to creep into the air and seasons look towards change, there is often an acute awareness one feels of the rhythmic and cyclical nature that surrounds us. Read on...
On August 22, 2018, Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mike Schilling was selected for the position of Commander of the Operations Division. Read on...
On August 11, 2018, a six-year-old malamute mix named Rainey, was happily reunited with her owner at the Summit County Animal Shelter after going missing for two months from New Mexico. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office has seen a recent increase in high-end bicycle thefts in unincorporated Summit County. The bikes have been stolen from areas located near the areas of Summit Cove and Keystone. Read on...
On June 26, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an unexploded avalanche control device found in the area of Peak 7 on National Forest land. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is seeking our community’s children’s assistance with naming our much beloved patrol speed trailer. Read on...
The Summit County Animal Control and Shelter is excited to announce that the month of June is Adopt-A-Cat Month. Read on...
With local river flows at or near their peak, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents and visitors to be mindful of high water levels throughout the area. Read on...
Jaime FitzSimons, Summit County Sheriff, is pleased to announce that Donovan Rubio is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Summit County. Read on...
Summit County Animal Control and Shelter is excited to host the Bow Wow Film Festival. The Bow Wow Film Festival is a Boulder, CO based traveling film fest that celebrates, educates and inspires all things dog, through the art of short film. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind the public to be vigilant in recognizing fraud schemes. Read on...
In connection with the April 14, 2018 incident at Copper Mountain Ski Resort the 5th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has concluded their review of the Summit County Sheriff’s Office investigation. Read on...
On Saturday, April 14, 2018 Copper Mountain Ski Resort was hosting the Red Bull Slope Soakers 2018 special event. Read on...
On April 6, 2018 at approximately 7:04 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Wildflower condominium complex at 306 Illinois Gulch Road in unincorporated Summit County for the report of a 36 year-old male suicidal subject. Read on...
At approximately 3:25 p.m. on April 4, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Summit School District received a school threat at Summit High School. Read on...
On March 23, 2018 at approximately 3:55 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a skier that collided with a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Peak 9. 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)