Sheriff

  1. Deputies Investigating Theft Following Ophir Man's Suicide

    The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports of two Ophir men breaking into another resident’s home shortly after that man was found dead from a an apparent suicide. Read on...
  2. Missing Snowmobiler Found After 13 hour Overnight Rescue Mission Near Telluride

    January 4, 2016 -- (Telluride, CO) – A vacationing snowmobiler was found safe and uninjured following an exhaustive 13 hour-overnight search by San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office’s Search and Rescue members. 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