Welcome to the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office


The mission of the Gunnison County Sheriff’s Office is to provide public safety, law enforcement, community service, and detention services to the public so they can live, play, and work in a safe and secure environment. 

News Releases

View the most recent news release  or the archived list of Sheriff's Office news releases. To sign up for automatic text and/or email notifications when additional releases (Notify Me section) or general Sheriff's Office news and events (News Flash section) are posted to our website, sign up at http://gunnisoncounty.org/list.aspx.


The Office of Sheriff is a statutory office with mandates by state legislation; the basic function mandated by the State of Colorado is to provide law enforcement services to all areas of Gunnison County. 

Gunnison County Sheriff’s Vision Statement

The Gunnison County Sheriff’s Office is a model criminal justice agency accountable to Public Trust. It is with enthusiasm that we declare our commitment to excellence by way of complete law enforcement related services and courtesies. We will make every effort to instill genuine confidence by proactive measures designed to counter crime and negativity. Such a noble ambition will afford an opportunity to residents and visitors the lawful right to pursue happiness, fulfillment, and quality of life in a peaceful environment.


The Gunnison County Sheriff's Office is located inside the Public Safety Center at 510 Bidwell Avenue in Gunnison, Colorado. 

Directions from West Highway 50:

Turn right (by the Day's Inn and Alpine Inn Hotels) onto Rio Grande Avenue, continue past the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport, and turn left onto Boulevard.  The next right will be Bidwell Avenue.  The Public Safety Center is approximately one block further on the left-hand side of the road. 

Directions from East Highway 50:

Turn left onto Boulevard Avenue, continue down the street (approximately three blocks) and then turn left onto Bidwell Avenue.  The Public Safety Center is approximately one block further on the left-hand side of the road.