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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Arapahoe County government offices closed May 28 for Memorial Day

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Arapahoe County government offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. May 28 is a time to honor, reflect and remember those who've made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. To all present and past U.S. Servicemen and women, we thank you for ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Public Works and Development becomes first County in Colorado to earn national accreditation

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Arapahoe County’s Public Works and Development Department is the first county and the eighth agency in Colorado to receive the prestigious American Public Works Association Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes pub...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Arapahoe County government offices closed May 28 for Memorial Day

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Arapahoe County government offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. May 28 is a time to honor, reflect and remember those who've made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. To all present and past U.S. Servicemen and women, we thank you for ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Building Division launches contractor licensing program

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Effective June 1, the Arapahoe County Building Division will require all contractors to be licensed who are performing work which requires a permit in the unincorporated area of Arapahoe County.Contractors seeking to obtain a license will be required to p...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Public Works and Development becomes first County in Colorado to earn national accreditation

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Arapahoe County’s Public Works and Development Department is the first county and the eighth agency in Colorado to receive the prestigious American Public Works Association Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

17 Mile House Barn

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

“The 17 Mile House and Farm park is not only a treasured part of ...

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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 13, 2018

The economic benefits of Great Outdoors Colorado and the Conservation Trust Fund

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Colorado voters approved a statewide lottery through a vote in 1980. Following the voters’ approval of a lottery, the General Assembly created a Lottery Division in the State Department of Revenue to administer the lottery. In a subsequent elec...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

NEW Trails Map - Explore Arapahoe

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This map highlights our vast network of bike and walking trails which are yours to discover and enjoy. Try the suggested loop routes and visit our parks, trailheads and open spaces. Money to pay for this map and the special places to walk and ride is prov...

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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 13, 2018

The economic benefits of Great Outdoors Colorado and the Conservation Trust Fund

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Background:

Colorado voters approved a statewide lottery through a vote in 1980. Following the voters’ approval of a lottery, the General Assembly created a Lottery Division in the State Department of Revenue to administer the lottery. In a subsequent elec...

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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: December 11, 2017

NEW Trails Map - Explore Arapahoe

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This map highlights our vast network of bike and walking trails which are yours to discover and enjoy. Try the suggested loop routes and visit our parks, trailheads and open spaces. Money to pay for this map and the special places to walk and ride is prov...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Iconic red barn at 17 Mile House preserved with History Colorado - State Historical Fund grant

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

“The 17 Mile House and Farm park is not only a treasured part of ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

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The man is suspected committing theft from a motor vehicle and credit card fraud.

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

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This man is suspected of armed robbery.

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

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These three are suspected of stealing a purse and using the credit cards. They were driver a newer model Nissan Rogue.

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

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This person is suspected of stealing items from someone's garage.

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Crime Stoppers Alert for Information in Homicide

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with information related to a homicide.The man pictured, 29-year-old Artem “Art” Abramov was found deceased at about 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 6...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Sheriff Walcher Awards Scholarship to Littleton High School Student

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David C. Walcher, Arapahoe County Sheriff, is pleased to announce that Taylor Rapp is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC) scholarship award for Arapahoe County.  

This year, CSOC, Colorado’s state sh...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Arapahoe County Sheriff Rescinds Open Burning Ban

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Effective immediately, the Arapahoe County Sheriff is rescinding the open burning ban that has been in effect for unincorporated areas of Arapahoe County, the City of Centennial, and Cherry Creek State Park since April 10, 2018. Current moisture has lower...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Denver Man Arrested for Sexual Assault on a Child

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Investigators have arrested a 20-year-old Denver man in connection with a case where a child was sexually assaulted while using a public bathroom. The crime happened on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in the 6700 block of S. Vine Street in Centennial.

The man, Eth...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Deputy Works to Get Recognition for the State’s School Crossing Guards

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On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, the State will recognize Crossing Guard Appreciation Day for the first time, thanks to the work of Deputy Mark Edson, a school resource officer (SRO) for the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office.  

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Posted on: April 10, 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 and the City of Centennial, effective immediately. The Open Burning Ban wi...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Our Public Safety Dispatchers

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is excited to be celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 8 to April 14, 2018.

The Arapahoe County 9-1-1 Communications Center has about 30 staff members who work in our state-of-the-art Comm...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Inmate Suicide Being Investigated by Sheriff’s Office

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An inmate being held at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility was found hanging from a noose in his cell just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The noose appeared to have been fashioned from a bedsheet.

Deputies immediately remov...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

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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: July 13, 2017

Burn Ban Status

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Effective April 27, 2018, the Arapahoe County Sheriff is rescinding the open burning ban that has been in effect for unincorporated areas of Arapahoe County, the City of Centennial, and Cherry Creek State Park since April 10, 2018. Current moisture has lo...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office uses a variety of ways to communicate with our community. With YouTube, we can provide interactive content for citizens. We use YouTube for crime prevention, to promote our weekly fugitive of the week videos, and as a ...

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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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