Kit Carson County
Kit Carson County Sheriff's Department -
For emergencies call 911!

Tom Ridnour


Travis Belden

Office Phone:   

  (719) 346-8934 ext. 306  

Office Fax:

  (719) 346-7282

Kit Carson Sheriff's Department
251 16th Street, Suite 103 Burlington, CO 80807

The county sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer of the county, responsible for maintaining the peace and enforcing state criminal laws. The sheriff must attend court and is required to serve and execute processes, subpoenas, writs and orders as directed by the court. The sheriff operates the county jail, and must maintain and feed prisoners. The sheriff is also fire warden for prairie or forest fires in the county. Finally, the sheriff performs certain functions in connection with sales of real and personnel property to satisfy debt or tax liens.

The Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office is responsible for managing the following functions and Departments:
  • Kit Carson County Sheriff's Department and Deputies
  • Kit Carson County Jail
  • Kit Carson County Victims Assistance Office
  • Kit Carson County Courthouse Security 

CSOC Scholarship - Congratulations, Trevor Thompson from Stratton as this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Kit Carson County, click here for more information.

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