Posted on: December 5, 2017

Volunteers spread holiday cheer to seniors in Arapahoe County

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LITTLETON, CO –On Colorado Gives Day, and year-round, Arapahoe County Volunteer Connections wants to remind you that giving time is as valuable as giving financial donations.

Elves for Seniors, a program from Volunteer Connections, paired group...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Arapahoe County completes recounts and finalizes 2017 election results

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Arapahoe County completed recounts Tuesday for two ballot questions and three contests, and finalized results for the 2017 Coordinated Election.

Official election results for jurisdictions wholly within Arapahoe County are available at http://bit.ly/ACResu...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Arapahoe County awards Open Space grants to four local agencies

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At a Nov. 21 public hearing, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners awarded $906,500 in grants for active recreation projects to Arapahoe Park and Recreation District, City of Aurora, Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District and...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Don't let rodents move in this winter

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Tri-County Health is working with other local agencies to educate the community on how best to mitigate the increase in rodents in the area by providing useful rodent-control information.

Reasons for increased activity

  • Human population increases have caused...
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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Family Leadership Training Institute coming to Sheridan in 2018

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LITTLETON, CO --- Are you passionate about making positive, lasting change? Perhaps you want to know more about policy and government? Or, maybe you want to know how to develop family and leadership skills? You are invited to apply for the 2018 class of F...

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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.

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Open Space awards grant funding to local partners

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At a Nov. 21 public hearing, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners awarded $906,500 in grants for active recreation projects to Arapahoe Park and Recreation District, City of Aurora, Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District and...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Don't let rodents move in this winter

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Tri-County Health is working with other local agencies to educate the community on how best to mitigate the increase in rodents in the area by providing useful rodent-control information.

Reasons for increased activity

  • Human population increases have caused...
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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Learn about Arapahoe County's budget

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The 2017 budget protects core services, controls spending and honors our commitment to provide quality services to you.

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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.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

17 Mile House Tours

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Residents can step back in time during a visit to 17 Mile House, a 155-year old farm which served as an important resting stop for pioneers traveling on the Cherokee/Smoky Hill wagon trails in the 1860’s.

Complimentary tours of the house are provided by me...

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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 15, 2017

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

17 Mile House

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: 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: November 21, 2017

Nearly $1 million in grants to fund playground, ballpark and skate park improvements

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At a Nov. 21 public hearing, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners awarded $906,500 in grants for active recreation projects to Arapahoe Park and Recreation District, City of Aurora, Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District and...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Get Involved: Four Square Mile Parks

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Located in the urbanized northwest corner of Arapahoe County, within what is called the “Four Square Mile Neighborhood”, two County-owned parks will be master-planned to pave the way for improvements that will provide new (or improved) community recreatio...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

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

17 Mile House

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...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Arapahoe County awards Open Space grants to four local agencies

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At a Nov. 21 public hearing, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners awarded $906,500 in grants for active recreation projects to Arapahoe Park and Recreation District, City of Aurora, Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District and...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

NEW Four Square Mile Parks

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Located in the urbanized northwest corner of Arapahoe County, within what is called the “Four Square Mile Neighborhood”, two County-owned parks will be master-planned to pave the way for improvements that will provide new (or improved)...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

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

17 Mile House

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: August 16, 2017

Healthy Lands, Healthy Communities, Healthy People

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The Board of County Commissioners celebrated the distribution of $16.4 million in project funding by the Arapahoe County Open Space program during a June 16 ceremony - funding made possible by the generous voters of Arapahoe County.

Grants and awards were ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Investigators Looking for Leads in Tuesday Night Shooting

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Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of shots fired and a possible carjacking just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at 1642 S. Parker Rd. Deputies located a victim of an apparent gunshot wound in an office suite at that...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Wanted Suspect Prompts S.W.A.T. Callout

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At 7:29 am, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office was called to assist Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force on a wanted subject in the 16200 block of E. Otero Avenue. An adult male was wanted for attempted homicide and had a previous history with firearm...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Homicide Suspect Arrested in Aurora

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Jacqueline Lucero, the suspect in the murder of 30-year-old Adolph Arellano Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, has been taken into custody in Denver. Arellano was shot in a parking lot in the 300 block of E. Highline Circle in Centennial.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Arrest Warrant Obtained for Homicide Suspect

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Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office investigators have obtained a warrant for the arrest of the suspect in the murder of 30-year-old Adolph Arellano. Arellano was shot and killed just after 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in a parking lot in the 3...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Investigation On-Going in Shooting Near Broadway and Arapahoe

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Just after 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a shooting in a parking lot in the 400 block of E. Highline Circle. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Deputy-Involved Shooting

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The 18th Judicial District Critical Response Team has been called in to investigate a deputy-involved shooting that occurred at 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 at the employee parking lot entrance of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office headq...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

ACSO Investigators Make Arrest in 18-year-old Homicide

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After nearly two decades, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office investigators have made an arrest in the homicide of Rebecca Bartee after a tipster contacted law enforcement through a local news reporter. Rebecca Bartee was 41 when she was found dead...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Arrest Made in Shooting at Cherry Creek State Park

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Investigators have made an arrest in the fatal shooting at Cherry Creek State Park that occurred on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.

With the assistance of the Aurora Police Department, members of the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force arrested 29-year-old Josep...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Cherry Creek State Park Shooting Update

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The victim in the Sunday night shooting at Cherry Creek State Park has died and the case is being investigated as a homicide. The shooting occurred just before 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13, near the west boat ramp inside the park.

Investigators would like ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

ACSO Investigating Shooting at Cherry Creek State Park

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting at Cherry Creek State Park that occurred just before 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13, near the west boat ramp inside the park. Deputies originally responded to assist park rangers, but ACSO wil...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Can You ID This Robber?

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery that occurred at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Citywide Banks, 13700 E. Arapahoe Rd.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a white, long-sleeved shirt, black track pants, black l...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Video Available in Pawn Shop Burglaries

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two pawn shop burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.

At about 2:24 a.m., Casino Pawn, 12201 E. Arapahoe Road, was burglarized. Two guns and some electronics were ta...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Employment Opportunities

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We are currently hiring for Deputy Sheriff:

Non-Certified Deputy Sheriff (Open through Dec. 28, 2017)

Deputy Sheriff - Patrol (Open through Dec. 11, 2017)

Records Clerk (Open through Dec. 12, 2017)

Inmate Services Technician (Open through Dec. 18, 2017)

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Employee Spotlight

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Ashley Gilbert is one of the most visible behind-the-scenes employees at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office.

Ashley started with the Sheriff’s Office in May of 2016 as a traffic clerk when she move to Colorado from Arizona. If you had occasion to visit o...

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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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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Burn Ban Status

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Effective Aug. 9, 2017, the Arapahoe County Sheriff rescinded the open burning ban that had been in effect for unincorporated areas of Arapahoe County east of Gun Club Road since July 6, 2017. Current moisture has lowered our wildfire potential. The open ...

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