Welcome to the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office
The mission of the Gunnison County Sheriff’s Office (“GCSO”) is to ensure a safe and secure environment for all persons in Gunnison County by providing professional law enforcement through responsive, caring, and dedicated service. To accomplish this mission, all employees must understand that we are part of the community and will:
1. Respond quickly and professionally to all calls for service.
2. Provide service with an emphasis on teamwork and mutual respect.
3. Participate in the operation of the GCSO.
4. Participate in general events within the community.
View the most recent news release (PDF) 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.
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.
Comments or Complaints for the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office
If you would like to make a comment or enter a complaint with the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office, click here. Please note, this is for the Sheriff's Office ONLY. If you would like to enter a comment or complaint for the County at large, please use the Request Tracker by clicking here.
The Gunnison County Sheriff's Office is located inside the Public Safety Center at 510 Bidwell Avenue in Gunnison, Colorado.
Directions from West
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
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.