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Posted on: February 14, 2019

JCSO Launches VINE Service to Ensure Victim Safety

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has announced the launch of VINE® (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) in Jefferson County. VINE is a solution, developed by Appriss Safety, that provides victims of crime with access to ti...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Jeffco Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

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At 7:00 a.m. this morning a deceased female was discovered behind a commercial building located in the 4800 block of Ward Road in unincorporated Jefferson County. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is treating the death as suspicious and is c...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

CSOC Scholarship Available through JeffCo Sheriff’s Office

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Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader announced today that County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC), the state sheriffs association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving Jefferson County student this spring. The sheriff’s office will also match th...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Former JCSO Detention Deputy Faces Multiple Charges

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office initiated a criminal investigation into the activities of former Detention Deputy Myriah Lynn Lovato (DOB 09/02/89) on December 22, 2018, after deputies were informed of employee misconduct. Lovato was subse...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Jeffco Investigation In-Custody Death

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Jefferson County, CO. – On January 4, 2019 at 1:00 a.m., a Jefferson County sheriff’s detention deputy discovered inmate Philip Thomas, DOB 07/10/1984, lying on the floor of his cell during a routine check of the housing unit. Thomas w...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

JeffCo Investigating In-Custody Death

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On December 15 at 4:45 a.m. inmate Jeffery John Gillis, DOB 11/29/50, was taken from the Jefferson County jail to St. Anthony’s Hospital due to declining health issues. Though he initially improved, he suffered a medical event just before 2:00 a...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Jeffco Sheriff’s Office Introduces eCourt Notification

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Beginning Monday, October 29, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will implement an electronic notification system for individuals with an impending district criminal, misdemeanor, or traffic court date in an effort to reduce missed court appe...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Sheriff Shrader Adds School Resource Officers

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Beginning with the 2018-19 school year, Jefferson
County Sheriff Jeff Shrader is allocating four additional deputies to serve asschool resource officers (SRO) for Jefferson County Public Schools in
unincorporated areas of the county. Traditionally, te...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Jefferson County Detentions Facility Introduces Vivitrol

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Effective immediately, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is introducing a new opioid treatment program for qualifying inmates who have completed withdrawal protocols while at the Jefferson County detentions facility. Upon their imminent rele...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Cooperates with ICE

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Illegal immigration is understandably a concern for many citizens and I am occasionally asked “Why is Jefferson County a sanctuary county?” My response is simple: It is not.

Jefferson County has been unfairly and inaccurately labeled a ...

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