1. Sheriff Issues Temporary Fire Restriction Order

    San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters is issuing a temporary order enacting Stage 1 restrictions effective noon today (Wednesday) for the Egnar/Slickrock Fire Protection District. Read on...
  2. Man Collapses, Dies While Hiking Near Telluride

    A Norwood man collapsed and died while hiking with a friend near Telluride late Sunday morning. 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