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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Sheriff Shrader Implements Cost-Saving Restructuring Plan

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Jefferson County, CO. – Today, May 19, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader is swearing in eight lieutenants who were promoted to the rank of commander, and one manager who was promoted to the new position of Detention Support Director. A...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

17 Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, CO. – This week a total of 17 inmates in the Jefferson County Detention Facility have tested positive for COVID-19. All inmates who have tested positive have been moved to an isolation module. This outbreak is being handled acc...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

17 Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, CO. – This week a total of 17 inmates in the Jefferson County Detention Facility have tested positive for COVID-19. All inmates who have tested positive have been moved to an isolation module. This outbreak is being handled acc...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

JCSO Investigating In-custody Death

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Jefferson County, CO. – Today at 5:15 a.m., Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies found 50-year-old inmate Paul George Abeyta unresponsive in his cell during a routine check. Lifesaving procedures began immediately and continued until ju...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Arrest Warrant Issued for Suspect in Margaret Beck Homicide

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Jefferson County, CO.  At a press conference today, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader and Investigator Elias Alberti announced the identity of the suspect in the cold case homicide of 16-year-old Margaret “Peggy&...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Access Restricted on Clear Creek

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Jefferson County, CO. – Effective at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday April 9, 2020, and until superseded or repealed, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader and Golden Police Chief Bill Kilpatrick will prohibit waterway activities on Clear Creek. These tem...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

JCSO Resumes Concealed Handgun Permitting

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Jefferson County, CO. – Effective immediately, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is implementing modified processes for concealed handgun permit applications that have been temporarily suspended since March 16, 2020. The n...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Jeffco Deputy Assigned to Jail Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Jefferson County, CO. – On March 31, 2020, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office learned one of our own has tested positive for COVID-19. The deputy was assigned to the jail but is now spending time at home in isolation. It is not know...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Implemented in JeffCo

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Temporary Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Implemented in JeffCo

Jefferson County, CO. – Effective at 3:00 p.m. on March 31, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader implemented temporary Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for all lands in Jefferson County.&a...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Takes Additional COVID-19 Response Actions

Jefferson County, CO. – On March 31, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader implemented two additional law enforcement actions in response to COVID-19 concerns. Both initiatives are in effect through May 31, 2020, unless discontinued or ext...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Takes Additional COVID-19 Response Actions

Jefferson County, CO. – On March 31, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader implemented two additional law enforcement actions in response to COVID-19 concerns. Both initiatives are in effect through May 31, 2020, unless discontinued or ext...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

JeffCo Sheriff's Office Facility Closures & Public Services Changes Due to Covid-19

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Effective at 5 p.m. today (Monday) March 16, 2020, the Sheriff’s Office is closing all our public lobbies and suspending certain public services for the remainder of this week to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Written Directive--Extreme Risk Protection Order

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House Bill 19-1177, otherwise known as the “red flag bill,” recently passed, resulting in the enactment of new law, which creates an extreme risk protection order (ERPO).  Provisions in this new law establishes certain respons...

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