Posted on: October 13, 2017

Arapahoe County to host Oct. 26 Opioid Epidemic Town Hall

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In Colorado alone, the statistics are staggering.

Nearly 224,000 Coloradoans misuse prescription drugs. Unintentional drug overdoses are the cause of death for 35 people each month. And, one in six Colorado 12th graders has taken prescription medicine that...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Arapahoe County Joins Moving Toward Zero Deaths Initiative

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LITTLETON, CO --- Arapahoe County has joined the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Moving Toward Zero Deaths Initiative to reduce traffic fatalities in Colorado. The Board of County Commissioners voted to become a partner on Sept. 19.

“As the populat...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan adopted by Board of County Commissioners

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LITTLETON, CO --- 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...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Snow plow routes published for 2017/18 snow season

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LITTLETON, CO --- Arapahoe County Road and Bridge has published the snow plow routes for the 2017/18 winter season.

Road and Bridge conducts snow removal operations every season on roads, bridges and other transportation assets within unincorporated areas ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Ballots mailed today to voters in 18 jurisdictions in Arapahoe County

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Ballots for the 2017 Coordinated Election will be mailed today to more than 322,000 active registered voters in Arapahoe County. You are eligible to vote in this election if you live in one of 18 municipalities, school districts or special districts with ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

CSU-Extension teaching Incredible Wearables for Youth National Science Day

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LITTLETON, CO --- Wearable technology is becoming more common every day. From smart phones, to fitness trackers, engineers use technology to create problem-solving solutions in fun, wearable packages.

Arapahoe County CSU-Extension 4-H is inviting youth to ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Arapahoe County welcomes new Veterans Service Office

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LITTLETON, CO --- The Arapahoe County Veterans Service office welcomes a new Assistant Veterans Service Officer to assist veterans and their dependents seeking federal benefits.

The Board of County Commissioners appointed Jorge Arredondo as Assistant Count...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Arapahoe County DHS to share award winning workflow strategies in multi-county project

Arapahoe County’s leading workflow management system with proven results to lower customer wait times and error rates has been on the wish list for many other Colorado Counties. Three counties will wait no more. HSConnects, the award winning software deve...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Energy Efficiency Home Improvements available for your home

LITTLETON, CO --- Are you ready to start saving money on your energy bills? Do you want to be warm in your home this winter? Arapahoe County Weatherization can help you to do both with free Energy Efficiency Home Improvements program available to househol...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Voter participation and satisfaction high in Arapahoe County

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Voters in Arapahoe County have high satisfaction in the conduct of our elections and participate at a higher rate than the national average, according to recent surveys.

Arapahoe County’s elections and voter registration services were the top-rated service...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Arapahoe County CSU Extension Enlightens community with fall workshops

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LITTLETON, CO --- Looking to learn how to preserve fall produce? Wanting to know how to take the stress out of preparing Thanksgiving turkey? Hoping to get a head start on holiday gifts? You’re in luck. Arapahoe County CSU Extension is offering ...

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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: October 20, 2017

2017 Coordinated Election

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Ballots for the 2017 Coordinated Election will be mailed today to more than 322,000 active registered voters in Arapahoe County. You are eligible to vote in this election if you live in one of 18 municipalities, school districts or special districts with ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Arapahoe County to host Oct. 26 Opioid Epidemic Town Hall

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In Colorado alone, the statistics are staggering.

Nearly 224,000 Coloradoans misuse prescription drugs. Unintentional drug overdoses are the cause of death for 35 people each month. And, one in six Colorado 12th graders has taken prescription medicine that...

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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.

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

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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 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

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: 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: August 15, 2017

Four Square Mile Parks: Public Meetings

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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: July 13, 2017

County Properties

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Explore Arapahoe County Parks, Trails and Open Spaces
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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: 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) 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 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: October 5, 2017

ACSO Looking for Witnesses in Fatal Crash

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal auto vs. pedestrian crash that occurred just before midnight on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the intersection of E. Dry Creek Road and S. Chester Street. The vehicle remained on-scene, but ...

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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: July 27, 2017

Arapahoe County Deputy Found At-Fault in Crash

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Deputy Dale Davis has been found at-fault in the crash that injured him and a Colorado State Patrol trooper just before 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Both law enforcement officers had been responding to an Adams County deputy’s call for assistance...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Crime Alert - Credit Card Skimmers

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with the identification of two suspects who are involved in placing a “skimmer” device in an area ATM.

On Saturday, May 27, a male suspect placed the skimmer device at an ATM locate...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is an opportunity to rid your home of unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring three drive-up locations. You won't even have to get out of ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Employment Opportunities

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We are currently hiring for several positions:

911 Dispatcher (Open through Oct. 24, 2017)

Detention Crew Leader (Open through Oct. 24, 2017)

Deputy Sheriff - Patrol (Open through Oct. 27, 2017)

Detention Maintenance Technician (Open through Oct. 30,...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Don't miss an event!

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We participate in many events that we also welcome the public to attend. We announce our events on our social media platforms and post them on our website. To be sure you never miss an event announcement, you can subscribe to receive our calendar alerts (...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

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! 

Are...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities!

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We value the contributions our volunteers make every day. In 2016, our 220 volunteers contributed more than 10,600 hours to supplement our programs.

We currently have two separate volunteer opportunities posted. If you have extra time and would like to con...

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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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