Sheriff

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    A power outage lasting only a few minutes Saturday morning in Telluride and surrounding regions should be a reminder that power could be tenuous throughout this snow storm, and people should be prepared. Read on...
  2. Telluride Power Outage Caused by Bird

    A power outage in Telluride and half of Mountain Village Tuesday morning was triggered when a bird flew into the system at the Telluride substation, San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) linemen told Sheriff’s Deputies. Read on...
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Office of the Sheriff

The Office of the Sheriff is overseen by an independent elected official, the County Sheriff.  Sheriff William 'Bill' Masters was first appointed to fill the previous Sheriff's term in 1980 and he is currently the longest serving Sheriff in Colorado's history.

Sheriff Bill is committed to providing quality service to the community.  Email the Sheriff with suggestions or comments anytime. 


View the Sheriff's Office organizational chart.

Sheriff Bill Masters

Masters, Bill