Teller County Sheriff's Office

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The mission of the Teller County Sheriff's Office is to enhance the quality of life and Teller County by working cooperatively with the diverse communities to enforce the laws of the United States Constitution and the state of Colorado. We will strive to reduce the incidences of crime, preserve the peace, and provide a safe community. It is our sworn duty to serve with dignity, honor and respect, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public trust.

The Sheriff's Office maintains the Detentions Facility, provides security for the County Courts, and serves various legal papers throughout the county.

Join Team TCSO!
The Teller County Sheriff’s Office is hiring for positions in Patrol, Detentions and Dispatch.
(Colorado POST certified and non-certified)
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Non-emergency requests, call 719-687-9652


Emergency Notifications

We want to make sure everyone possible in Teller County is able to receive emergency notifications that are specific to their locations. Take 3 minutes and Sign Up for Peak Alerts

More Info on how Peak Alerts work     PeakAlerts Info Podcast

Once registered, the phone numbers you may receive notifications from are:
Teller County Sheriff's Office: 719-387-7223, Woodland Park Police Department: 719-354-2703, Cripple Creek Police Department: 719-323-6532, OR Text: 88911

Join Us!

Are you ready to work in the rugged mountains and valleys of Teller County? Most of our deputies spend the majority of their time patrolling in areas that few dare to venture. We also answer calls within and outside the five incorporated areas in Teller, Cripple Creek, Victor, Florissant, Divide and Woodland Park. We patrol Gold Camp Road and Rampart Range, helping citizens learn how to shoot
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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Interested in joining or have questions, contact our CERT Coordinator.
When filling out the Contact form, please select the Office of Emergency Management from the Department List.


Teller County Search and Rescue

Serving all Teller County Residents!

The Search and Rescue team is an all-volunteers team committed to helping anyone in their time of need. If you are interested in volunteering with this team, please complete the application and review the additional information found at the Teller County Search and Rescue website


Teller County Sheriff Podcast

This is a podcast channel to enable Sheriff Jason Mikesell to speak directly to his constituents.