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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Threats Made at Columbine High School

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Jefferson County, CO. – On December 13, 2018, at 9:20 a.m., an unknown person called in threats to Columbine High School, claiming multiple explosive devices were inside and the caller was hiding outside the school with a gun. The area around th...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Jeffco Sheriff’s Office Conducting a Homicide Investigation

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At 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 4, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a deceased female in the 700 block of Nile St. in Golden. Pleasant View Fire discovered the decedent when they responded to a small brush fire at th...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Officers Involved in Shooting; One Suspect Pronounced Deceased

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At 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, two Jefferson County deputies responded to mile marker 267 on Highway 6 in Clear Creek Canyon to assist Colorado State Patrol with a suspicious vehicle. The state trooper noticed the vehicle parked on the south side of ...

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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: October 10, 2018

Fire Restriction Lifted

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The Temporary Fire Restriction (Stage 1) order for Jefferson County, which went into effect on July 24, 2018, has been rescinded. Citizens are still encouraged to be cautious with any outdoor cooking or campfires, particularly in the grassy and wooded are...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Homicide in Morrison

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On October 7, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. deputies responded to a report of a gunshot wound in the 5200 block of Pintail Court in Morrison. When they arrived deputies contacted the home owner and reporting party, Jerald Arthur Cross (dob 010354). When they entered ...

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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: July 3, 2018

Homicide Under Investigation

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On June 28th, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. JeffCo deputies responded to 3505 S. Nelson Circle in reference to an odor coming from the trunk of a car. The reporting party was a U.S. Marshal who was searching for a parole violator, Dean Clark Wallis (dob 121266). The ...

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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: February 9, 2018

JeffCo Jail Opens Behavioral Health Unit

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On February 5, 2018, the Jefferson County jail opened
a 64-bed Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) that focuses on the needs of inmates withsubstance abuse and mental health disorders. This unit utilizes programs
structured toward individual need and provide...

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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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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Attempted Burglary of Gun Store

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At 1:30 a.m. on January 12th, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office was notified of an alarm at Denver Guns and Ammo located at 8250 W. Coalmine Ave. When deputies arrived the suspects had already fled. They had attempted to make entry by breaking two sto...

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