Sheriff's Office News
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office reminds the public of the importance to continue being the Eyes and Ears in the community and in their neighborhood. Read on...
In compliance with the public health order issued by the Summit County Board of County Commissioners that Summit County minimize social contact, the Animal Shelter will be providing modified service until further notice. Read on...
In response to the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office will be adapting how we do business. Read on...
On March 9, 2020 at approximately 3:25 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fifty-one year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing in the trees off the side of a ski run at Keystone Ski Resort Read on...
On March 7, 2020, at approximately 1:55 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a collision involving two snowboarders. Read on...
On February 7, 2020 at approximately 3:47 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fifty-six year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing at the bottom of a ski trail at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Read on...
Summit County Animal Control Supervisor JJ Swirka Becomes a Tester/Observer for Alliance Therapy DogAlliance of Therapy Dogs (ATD) is a volunteer organization of dedicated therapy dog handlers and their dogs on a mission of sharing smiles and joy through animal-assisted activities. Read on...
On January 7, 2020, Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons announced that County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC), the state Sheriffs Association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving Summit County student next spring. Read on...
On December 22, 2019, at approximately 5:58 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check for a screaming male at the Slopeside Condominiums, 1211 W. Keystone Road in the Mountain House area of Keystone. Read on...
On December 16, 2019 at approximately 11:50 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a sixty-five year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing on a ski run at Keystone Ski Resort. Read on...
On December 10, 2019, at approximately 4:15 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Bills Ranch Neighborhood in unincorporated Summit County near Frisco for multiple reports of property damage. Read on...
On November 30, 2019 at approximately 8:25 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance in a condominium in Dillon Valley. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind the public to be vigilant in recognizing fraud schemes during this holiday season. Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams. Read on...
On October 8, 2019, at approximately 12:35 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a threat at Summit Middle School in Frisco. Read on...
During the month of October, Summit County Sheriff’s Office Deputies will wear uniforms with pink patches to support breast cancer awareness. Read on...
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind the public to be vigilant in recognizing fraud schemes. Read on...
On September 20, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a threatening social media post that had been brought to the Principal’s attention by two students at Summit Middle School in Frisco. Read on...
In April 2019 the Summit County Animal Control and Shelter rolled out “T-Time”, a new behavior modification program geared towards dogs who are displaying behaviors that tend to lead a dog to stay at the shelter longer than average. Read on...
The Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution Thursday morning to enact Stage 1 fire restrictions, in recognition of warm, dry weather that has elevated fire danger to "High" in Summit County. Read on...
On July 22, 2019 at approximately 1:50 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Breckenridge Police Officers responded to a report of a found body in the Blue River, north of Coyne Valley Road in Breckenridge. Read on...
2016 SCSO News Releases
April 11, 2016
March 28, 2016
BEWARE OF PHONE SCAMS
April 21, 2016
2015 SCSO News Releases
SCSO WARNS CITIZENS OF FRAUD SCHEME
December 15, 2015
SCSO SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IN AUTO THEFT
November 17, 2015
MAN DIES AFTER ROLLOVER ACCIDENT
October 20, 2015
BRUSH CREEK FIRE UPDATE
October 8, 2015
THREE HOUR STANDOFF ENDS IN SURRENDER OF ARMED SUBJECT
September 18, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY OFFERS IMPROVED INMATE VISITATION
September 17, 2015
ROAD CLOSURES/TRAFFIC DELAYS EXPECTED DURING USA PRO CHALLENGE BIKE RACE
August 14, 2015
AUGUST 15TH IS CHECK THE CHIP DAY
August 13, 2015
SHERIFF JOHN MINOR APPOINTED TO THE PEACE OFFICERS STANDARDS AND TRAINING BOARD
July 27, 2015
SHERIFF'S OFFICE ASK FOR PUBLIC'S HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECT(S)
July 24, 2015
SWIFT WATER SAFETY MESSAGE
June 11, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY TO CONDUCT MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT EXERCISE JUNE 3
June 2, 2015
SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF'S INTRODUCES NEW TEMPORARY PARKING PERMIT
May 18, 2015
DOG AND OWNER REUNITED DUE TO MICROCHIP
April 28, 2015
DROP OFF UNUSED/EXPIRED RX DRUGS AT SUMMIT COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER
April 22, 2015
Animal Control Receives Grant From Wags And Menace
April 14, 2015
2014 SCSO News Releases
WHO KILLED THESE GIRLS
December 16, 2014 (Schnee/Oberholtzer flyer)
OPENINGS FOR NEW MEMBERS-CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
December 1, 2014
LOCK YOUR VEHICLES
October 7, 2014
MISSING PERSON JACK MCATEE
September 29, 2014
August 06, 2014
Citizens Police Academy
July 29, 2014
Bella The Survivor
June 25, 2014 (Bella Reunited 1) (Bella Reunited 2)
Assault 6/17/2014 Update
June 20, 2014
June 17, 2014
2014 Montezuma Flood
June 04, 2014 (Montezuma Flood Map) (Montezuma Flood Picture) (Montezuma Flood Picture)
2014 Wildfire Preparedness Exercise
May 27, 2014
Spring Runoff and Swift Water Safety
May 23, 2014
Arrest Made in Drug, Juvenile Sexual Assault Case
May 7, 2014 (Fritts.jpg)
Firefighters Battle Small Fire North of Silverthorne
May 5, 2014 (MtPowellFire.jpg)
Summit County Sheriff's Office Awards Scholarship
April 9, 2014 (Scholarship.jpg)
Sheriff's Office and Summit School District Urge Parents to Monitor Teen Cell Phone and Internet Use
March 28, 2014
Sheriff's Office Recognized as Hometown Heroes
March 20, 2014 (HometownHeroes.jpg)
Sheriff's Office K-9 "Tommy" Retires
March 5, 2014 (Tommy.jpg; SimthandTommy.jpg)
Avalanche Update: Body of Missing Skier Located
February 11, 2014
Avalanche Reported in Summit County; One Reported Missing
February 11, 2014
Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Program Recognizes Team Members
January 23, 2014 (Patch.jpg; RAD Team Photo.jpg; Sheriff RAD Presentation.jpg)
Sheriff Announces Re-Election Bid
January 3, 2014 (Announcement.jpg)