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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Arapahoe County building code updated to increase number of children allowed in home daycares

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Changes to the Arapahoe County Residential Building Code were adopted by the Board of County Commissioners to better align with state standards and improve access to in-home child care providers.

The newly adopted code allows providers to accept up to 12 c...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Colorado-based U.S. Space Command

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Arapahoe County endorses Colorado-based U.S. Space CommandJoins statewide effort led by Colorado’s congressional delegation, governor, and business leaders

LITTLETON – The Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners added its support to a gr...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Arapahoe County accepts national award for leading digital innovation in Human Services

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Arapahoe County received the Digital Edge 50 award for HSConnects, the County’s latest innovative business management software used in Human Services. The recognition was given by International Data Group, the world’s leading technology media, data and ma...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Arapahoe County approves new regulations for beekeeping and backyard chickens

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LITTLETON, CO – The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved new regulations to allow backyard bee and chicken keeping in unincorporated residential areas effective April 30, 2019. The new rules are a result of a two-ye...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Aid to Agencies

Aid to Agencies

Arapahoe County invites non-profits to apply for Aid to Agencies grants Funds available in 2020 for human services, health, and crisis aid organizations Littleton, Colo. — The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners is seeking gran...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Construction to begin on iconic red barn at 17 Mile House Farm Park

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CENNTENIAL, CO – The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado State Historical Fund. Construction on the $320,000 proj...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Arapahoe County property tax statements have arrived

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Littleton, CO – Arapahoe County residents should have received their 2018 property tax statements in the mail this week.

“The Arapahoe County Treasurer’s Office serves as the single point of property tax collection for more than 400 different taxi...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Construction Closes Cherry Creek Trail

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Construction requires closure of Cherry Creek Trail January 28

Trail improvements include new pedestrian bridge and safer underpass 

Littleton, CO – Starting Monday, January 28, 0.5 miles of the Cherry Creek Trail from the Wabash...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Arapahoe County Adopts 2019 Budget

2019 Budget

LITTLETON, CO --- The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners has adopted a $404.3 million budget for 2019 that reflects the County’s commitment to its Align Arapahoe goals of Service First, Quality of Life and Fiscal Responsibility.

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Building code updated to increase number of children allowed in home daycares

in home daycare

Changes to the Arapahoe County Residential Building Code were adopted by the Board of County Commissioners to better align with state standards and improve access to in-home child care providers.

The newly adopted code allows providers to accept up to 12 c...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Colorado-based U.S. Space Command

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Arapahoe County endorses Colorado-based U.S. Space CommandJoins statewide effort led by Colorado’s congressional delegation, governor, and business leaders

LITTLETON – The Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners added its support to a growing list of local ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Arapahoe County approves new regulations for beekeeping and backyard chickens

Chicken and Bees

LITTLETON, CO – The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved new regulations to allow backyard bee and chicken keeping in unincorporated residential areas effective April 30, 2019. The new rules are a result of a two-year, commun...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Aid to Agencies

Aid to Agencies

Arapahoe County invites non-profits to apply for Aid to Agencies grants Funds available in 2020 for human services, health, and crisis aid organizations Littleton, Colo. — The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners is seeking gran...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Construction to begin on iconic red barn at 17 Mile House Farm Park

17 Mile House Farm Park Iconic Red Barn with windmill

CENNTENIAL, CO – The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado State Historical Fund. Construction on the $320,000 project is slated to sta...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Construction Closes Cherry Creek Trail

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Construction requires closure of Cherry Creek Trail January 28

Trail improvements include new pedestrian bridge and safer underpass 

Littleton, CO – Starting Monday, January 28, 0.5 miles of the Cherry Creek Trail from the Wabash Trailhead...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

17 Mile House Tours

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Complimentary tours of the house are provided by members of the Cherry Creek Historical Society on one Saturday per month. Visitors may drop by anytime during our Open House hours to learn about the history of the property and its significance to Colorado...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Get Involved in Arapahoe County

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There are many ways citizens can get involved, from volunteering to serving on a citizen board or committees.

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Open Spaces Volunteer Opportunities

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Get involved with Open Spaces. Learn more about Volunteer Opportunities for the Fair, Fall Festival and year-round activities. 

See current opportunities through Volunteer Connections

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Construction to begin on iconic red barn at 17 Mile House Farm Park

17 Mile House Farm Park Iconic Red Barn with windmill

CENNTENIAL, CO – The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado State Historical Fund. Construction on the $320,000 project is slated to sta...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Construction Closes Cherry Creek Trail

Trail Map without pics for website

Construction requires closure of Cherry Creek Trail January 28

Trail improvements include new pedestrian bridge and safer underpass 

Littleton, CO – Starting Monday, January 28, 0.5 miles of the Cherry Creek Trail from the Wabash Trailhead...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Arapahoe County Employee Wins Fair Person of the Year

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Arapahoe County Open Spaces Employee Wins Fair Person of the Year Award

The Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows awarded the 2018 Fair Person of the Year award to Lindsay Bagby, Arapahoe County Fair coordinator, during the association’s annual conferenc...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

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The future of biking and walking in and around Arapahoe County is looking bright.

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Oct. 17 to adopt the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which includes findings, policy recommen...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Construction to begin on iconic red barn at 17 Mile House Farm Park

17 Mile House Farm Park Iconic Red Barn with windmill

CENNTENIAL, CO – The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado State Historical Fund. Construction on the $320,000 project is slated to sta...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Construction Closes Cherry Creek Trail

Trail Map without pics for website

Construction requires closure of Cherry Creek Trail January 28

Trail improvements include new pedestrian bridge and safer underpass 

Littleton, CO – Starting Monday, January 28, 0.5 miles of the Cherry Creek Trail from the Wabash Trailhead...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

Bike Ped Master Plan

The future of biking and walking in and around Arapahoe County is looking bright.

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Oct. 17 to adopt the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which includes findings, policy recommen...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

When there’s an emergency, who are you going to call? 9-1-1 dispatchers

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When you need urgent help, they’re there. 24/7, 365 days a year, when you call 9-1-1, an Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office public safety dispatcher will answer your call.  That’s why the ACSO is taking this week to ho...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Investigators looking for man who tried to sexually assault woman in Centennial

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The subject is described as a white male wearing black jeans, a black jacket with a hoodie, and a black mask that hid everything but his eyes. The victim describes him as a white male, approximately 6-foot tall and weighing around 200 pounds. 

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Investigators arrest Arapahoe High teacher on charges of sexually assaulting a student

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Investigators responded to the school and conducted a preliminary investigation along with school staff after receiving a tip from a student anonymously through the reporting system Safe2Tell.  Investigators developed enough probable cause that t...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

ACSO hosts grand opening for Sheriff’s Office Substation

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is opening a new substation that will serve some 25,000 residents in the Four Square Mile and Holly Hills neighborhoods. The neighborhoods are within the Precinct 5 patrol service area. While the ACSO has always had a ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Video visit an inmate in the Arapahoe County jail from anywhere

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Visiting an inmate in the Arapahoe County Detention facility just got easier. Instead of driving to the facility to speak to your friend or loved one through a video kiosk, you can now visit with them from virtually anywhere with internet access and a fre...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

ACSO arrests man for first degree murder after he allegedly shot neighbor in parking dispute

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Johnson was originally held on charges of attempted first degree murder. However, after the victim, Anthony Cunningham, 46, was pronounced deceased on February 18, 2019, the charges were amended against Johnson to first degree murder.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

ACSO arrests man for luring child

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Investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Denver man for luring a child online and attempting to sexually assault her – while he is out on bond for the s...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

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Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park, the City of Centennial, Town of Foxfield, and Town of Deer Trail, effecti...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

Burn Ban Status

Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park and the City of Centennial, effective immediately. The Open Burning Ban wi...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Employment Opportunities

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911 Dispatcher (Open through Jan. 19, 2019)Victim Advocate (Open through Jan. 22, 2019)Detention Maintenance Technician (Open through Jan. 23, 2019)Deputy Sheriff - Patrol (Open through Feb. 9, 2019)Non-Certified Deputy Sheriff (Open through Feb. 9, 2019)...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office uses a variety of ways to communicate with our community. Our monthly newsletter is a packed full of safety information,  crime prevention efforts, Sheriff's Office news and events, and much more! 

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Emergency Alert Program

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Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Burn Ban Status

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Effective July 27, 2018, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has rescinded the open burning ban that has been in effect for unincorporated Arapahoe County, City of Centennial, and the towns of Deer Trail and Foxfield. Current moisture has lowered our wildfire pot...

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