Sheriff's Office Public Affairs

Jefferson County's large population and proximity to a major city make it an eventful place. Public Affairs champions the Sheriff's Office to the public by fostering relationships with the media, maintaining a robust community relations program, and keeping internal and external audiences informed on issues of interest.

Public Information

All media inquiries shall be directed to the Public Information Officers, who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for breaking news. Routine inquiries will be handled Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • On Call PIO: 720-515-0340
  • Mike Taplin, Public Information Officer, 303-271-5602
  • Jenny Fulton, Director of Public Affairs, 303-271-5603

Community Relations 

Using a variety of traditional and non-traditional communications tools, the Sheriff's Office strives to communicate important information about our services and initiatives to the public through various programs and community events. By engaging groups such as the Citizen's Advisory Council, the JCSO also garners information and feedback from the community to help make Jefferson County a safe place to live, learn, work, and play.

Social Media

The Sheriff's Office uses a variety of social media platforms to keep the public engaged in, and informed of, our services, initiatives, programs, and events. From public safety messages to more in-depth stories featuring deputies and professional staff, citizens learn about all aspects of the Sheriff's Office on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and LinkedIn. 

Crime Prevention

The Sheriff's Office has a dedicated, certified crime prevention deputy who works with residents, businesses, and groups such as HOAs and social service organizations to prevent crime. If you would like to request a presentation, please complete the Presentations Request form or contact our Crime Prevention Deputy a minimum of two weeks in advance.