Sheriff

  1. Wildfires in Broad Canyon Require Multi-Agency Response

    Wildfires in the Broad Canyon area in Montrose and San Miguel Counties required a multi-agency response, and authorities are investigating the possibility that the fires were intentionally set, though it is also possible they were accidental in nature. Read on...
  2. Beware of Email Hacking and Bank Fraud

    The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office is warning the community about email hacking and bank fraud following two “display name attacks” this week on local government accounts. 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