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  • Denver Sheriff Department

    Sheriff Elias Diggins

    It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Denver Sheriff Department website. The Denver Sheriff Department is the largest Sheriff Department agency in the state of Colorado. We are a proud agency that is committed to being a model agency and employing the best practices for the community that we serve while being fiscally responsible.

    The Denver Sheriff Department is the largest Sheriff Department agency in the state of Colorado and is comprised of many divisions and diverse operations with over 890 uniformed and non-uniformed staff members.  These operations include two separate jails, security for the District and County court systems, state inmate transportation, extradition duties, fugitive and K-9 units, a Community Corrections and Work Release facility, and security at DenverHealth Medical Center.

    Our agency is currently accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA)National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) and the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
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    Latest News

      

    Jul 21, 2014

    Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced, during a press conference this morning, that there will be changes in leadership at the Denver Sheriff Department, effective July 21st.

    Jul 15, 2014

    The Denver Sheriff Department will be participated in several community events around the city of Denver on August 5, 2014 to support Law Enforcement engagement and promote safety.  

    May 05, 2014

    The Denver Sheriff’s Department Youth Mini-Academy gives local youth the opportunity to learn respect for the law, by providing them with positive interaction during their attendance and motivate young people to be outstanding citizens through law enforcement education. Learn more about the program and sign up for our 2014 summer sessions.

    Triple Crown Certified

    The Triple Crown Award was established by the National Sheriff’s Association to recognize those sheriff’s offices which achieve simultaneous accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, the American Correctional Association, and the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare. Achieving these accreditations individually is a daunting task.  Acquiring all three at the same time is an extraordinary feat.  In fact, the Triple Crown distinction is so rare, that since the establishment of the award in 1993, fewer than 35 sheriffs' offices have qualified.
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