Sheriff

  1. Injured Motorcyclist Found After Extensive Search Near Egnar

    A 31 year-old Florida man was found with multiple injuries following a motorcycle accident and a subsequent extensive, multiagency-overnight search for him in blizzard-like conditions Monday near Egnar, 100 miles west of Telluride. Read on...
  2. Injured Skier Rescued from Bear Creek Backcountry

    A 50 year-old backcountry skier was rescued Thursday afternoon via helicopter extrication after she suffered a knee injury while skiing the upper area of Bear Creek in Telluride. 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