Sheriff

  1. Plane Crash Near Telluride Kills Two Including pilot "Glider Bob"

    Two people are dead following a fixed-wing, motorized-glider crash in the Telluride Ski area Wednesday afternoon. Well-known Telluride local “Glider Bob” (Robert B. Saunders), 64, was piloting the aircraft when it went down for an unknown reason. Read on...
  2. Child Killed, Three Others Injured in Single Vehicle Accident

    A child was killed and three others were seriously injured, in a single vehicle motor vehicle accident with five occupants outside Norwood Sunday evening requiring a multiple agency response and medical air evacuation. 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. 


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Sheriff Bill Masters

Masters, Bill