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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Coronavirus in Arapahoe County; burn ban in effect and some pics to make you smile!

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Click the photo to read the April 2020 edition of the Detail. Or click HERE.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Metro Denver Public Health Departments Rescind Stay at Home Public Health Orders; Adopt State Order

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Statement: Metro Denver Public Health Departments Rescind Stay at Home Public Health Orders; Adopt State Order

Boulder County Public Health, Jefferson County Public Health and Tri-County Health Department applaud Gov. Polis and the Colorado Department of P...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Three Metro Denver Public Health Departments Issue Stay-At-Home Orders

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Three Metro Denver Public Health Departments Issue Stay-At-Home Orders to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Jefferson County, Colo. — Three public health departme...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Arapahoe County extends closure of county facilities to the public through April 17

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March 23, 2020—The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners has announced that all county facilities will remain closed to the public effective through at least April 17, 2020. This closure is designed to help curb the spread of COVID-19, a...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tonight's Telephone Town Hall rescheduled for Tuesday, March 24

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Due to the spring blizzard hitting the Front Range and the impact it has on our emergency responders, tonight’s COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall is being rescheduled for Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience and hop...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas counties to host COVID-19 virtual town hall with Tri-County Health Dept.

COVID-19 Town Hall March 19

The March 19 event will provide the latest coronavirus news and best practices

On Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m., Douglas, Adams and Arapahoe counties will host a COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall with Tri-County Health Department officials, county leaders, and su...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

County closes county facilities to the public — March 17-27

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Arapahoe County closes county facilities to the public from March 17-27 due to COVID-19 concerns

Employees expected to report to work Tuesday; essential county services will continue during closure

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Explorers become patrol deputies, dispatchers become first responders and it's census time!

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Click the photo to read the March 2020 edition of the Detail. Or click HERE.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Suspect Arrested in Dog Waste Incident

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ARAPAHOE COUNTY – Investigators arrested a man who fired his gun during an argument with a victim over picking up dog waste. The suspect is 38-year-old Jonathan Emile Dismel of unincorporated Arapahoe County. See booking photo attached.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Arapahoe County gives dispatchers their due

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The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office announced today that 911 emergency dispatchers will now be classified as first responders.  The new status acknowledges dispatchers in the...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 22, 2020

New check-in program lets Arapahoe County seniors know someone cares

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We may be living longer, but not necessarily better. According to studies, 29% of seniors in the United States live alone. Older adults who live alone are more likely to be poor, lonely and socially isolated. That’s why the Arapahoe County Sheri...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Investigators arrest babysitter for allegedly sexually assaulting children

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Investigators with the Child Victim Unit (CVU) of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) have arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly sexually assaulting children he babysat in Arapahoe County.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

In times of trouble, our victim advocates are here for you.

Victim Advocate Program

Whether you’re a victim of a violent crime, involved in serious car accident or have experienced a traumatic event, victim advocates from the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office will offer you support and resources through your darkest hour.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Deputy to receive Hero Award today for extraordinary action

Deputy Ben Sadler fixes flags at Grand View High

WHAT:  The Cherry Creek School District Superintendent Scott Siegfried will present Arapahoe County Sheriff's Deputy Ben Sadler with its December Hero Award.  The CCSD Heroes Award honors those in the Cherry Creek Schools commun...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

The ACSO is using drones, SROs are educating parents and help us solve a cold case!

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Deputies arrest teacher who worked at juvenile detention center

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CENTENNIAL – Arapahoe County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a former educator at the Marvin W. Foote Youth Services Center Thursday on the felony charge of Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust. Maggie Christine Stastny, 32, will be he...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 3, 2019

We're recruiting, meet our SROs and enter our Blue Patch photo contest!

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Buy a sheriff patch & fight cancer, Citizens' Academy starts soon, K-9s get $20K!

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Back the Blue K-9 Force to present sheriff’s office with $20,500 for K-9 unit

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BTBK9, a nonprofit which helps fund safety and medical needs for law enforcement, raised the money by holding fundraising events at Chick-fil-A, Culvers, CoBank, Colonna’s Pizza, Parry’s Pizza, and the Prevail Group. The nonprofit give...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Accreditation assessment team invites public comment about ACSO

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A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive in Centennial on July 22, 2019, to examine all aspects of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office’s policies and procedures, administration, opera...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

ACSO investigating overnight shooting death of teen

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Investigators say homicide is not school related and there are no suspects at large

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old victim outside his home in the 21500 block of East Powers Lane last nig...

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Sheriff's Office News
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 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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