|Dear Jefferson County Community,|
The recent event in Minneapolis involving its police department has caused great concern throughout the entire country. Let me assure you that we at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office stand in condemnation of the death of George Floyd...(Read more here)
|George Floyd’s death is a tragedy that should impact every law enforcement agency and officer across the country for the better. While law enforcement is experiencing the effects of a few bad cops tarnishing numerous good ones, our communities are struggling with destructive demonstrations during peaceful protests. Merely condemning police brutality is not enough...(Read more here)||The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is committed to transparency with our community. This includes sharing our policies so residents understand how our employees do the difficult work of keeping the community safe. |
We review and update our policies regularly to ensure that we are in line with the best practices within the industry as well as are consistent with Colorado and federal law.
On Friday, September 18, 2020, Joseph Van Eck, 32, was booked into the Jefferson County jail on suspicion of committing multiple sex assaults over the past month. Read on...