Posted on: April 19, 2018

E-470 Board votes to eliminate Vehicle Registration Fee for Arapahoe County residents

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The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted to remove the Vehicle Registration Fee for Colorado motorists living in counties where the fees have been imposed. The vote took place on Thursday, April 12. E-470 staff will now work with the counties to dis...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Pinwheels for prevention, putting children first

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Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, stable, and nurturing environment.

Arapahoe County raises awareness this April with Prevention Pinwheel Gardens across County buildings. Thank you Commissioners Nancy Sharpe, Kathleen Conti, Nancy Jackson and Jeff...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Public Works and Development becomes first County in Colorado to earn national accreditation

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Arapahoe County’s Public Works and Development Department is the first county and the eighth agency in Colorado to receive the prestigious American Public Works Association Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes pub...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Don't be a dealer! Dispose your unused medications on April 28 Take Meds Back Day

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. If you don’t properly dispose of t...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Pet and livestock owners cautioned about rabies

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Pet and livestock owners cautioned about rabies

The Colorado Department of Agriculture and Tri-County Health Department have confirmed that an alpaca in Douglas County has died due to a rabies infection. Pet owners are urged to check records to ensure rabi...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Commissioner Holen appointed to national transportation committee

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Arapahoe County Commissioner Bill Holen was appointed to serve on two national committees aimed at pursuing legislation to address a broad array of programs that support transportation and highway and bridge infrastructure, military families and strengthe...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Free Mediterranean Diet Workshop

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What do vegetables, olive oil, red wine, fish, and whole grains all have in common? They are all key foods in the Mediterranean diet. Learn more at a fun and free 2 hour workshop provided by Colorado State University Extension Office. There are 5 dates an...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Appointments now available for Persons with Disability placards and plates

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The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder’s Office now offers appointments for Persons with Disabilities placards or license plates as an added convenience. These services also will continue to be available on a walk-in basis. 

Residents may schedule...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Citizens of 12 Colorado counties can now renew license plates at 20 kiosks

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Renewing your license plates just got easier. Beginning March 1, residents of 12 Colorado counties now have the option to renew their vehicle registration at any of 20 self-service kiosks located in those participating counties. Renewals are no longer lim...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Don't be a dealer! Dispose your unused medications on April 28 Take Meds Back Day

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. If you don’t properly dispose of t...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Pinwheels for prevention, putting children first

Pinwheels for Prevention

Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, stable, and nurturing environment.

Arapahoe County raises awareness this April with Prevention Pinwheel Gardens across County buildings. Thank you Commissioners Nancy Sharpe, Kathleen Conti, Nancy Jackson and Jeff...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Public Works and Development becomes first County in Colorado to earn national accreditation

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Arapahoe County’s Public Works and Development Department is the first county and the eighth agency in Colorado to receive the prestigious American Public Works Association Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Pet and livestock owners cautioned about rabies

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Pet and livestock owners cautioned about rabies

The Colorado Department of Agriculture and Tri-County Health Department have confirmed that an alpaca in Douglas County has died due to a rabies infection. Pet owners are urged to check records to ensure rabi...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Renew License Plates at Any Kiosk in Colorado

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Renew License Plates at Any Kiosk in Colorado

Arapahoe County residents can now use any of 20 Colorado MVExpress kiosks across the state to renew their vehicle registration. It's fast and easy!

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Sign up for ArapAlert

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How will you stay safe in an emergency? Help us help you stay safe by signing up for our Emergency Notification System, ArapAlert. This system enables 9-1-1 to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations such as severe weather...

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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: 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: February 13, 2018

The economic benefits of Great Outdoors Colorado and the Conservation Trust Fund

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Colorado voters approved a statewide lottery through a vote in 1980. Following the voters’ approval of a lottery, the General Assembly created a Lottery Division in the State Department of Revenue to administer the lottery. In a subsequent elec...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

NEW Trails Map - Explore Arapahoe

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This map highlights our vast network of bike and walking trails which are yours to discover and enjoy. Try the suggested loop routes and visit our parks, trailheads and open spaces. Money to pay for this map and the special places to walk and ride is prov...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

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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 recommen...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

The economic benefits of Great Outdoors Colorado and the Conservation Trust Fund

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Background:

Colorado voters approved a statewide lottery through a vote in 1980. Following the voters’ approval of a lottery, the General Assembly created a Lottery Division in the State Department of Revenue to administer the lottery. In a subsequent elec...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

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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 recommen...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

NEW Trails Map - Explore Arapahoe

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This map highlights our vast network of bike and walking trails which are yours to discover and enjoy. Try the suggested loop routes and visit our parks, trailheads and open spaces. Money to pay for this map and the special places to walk and ride is 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

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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: April 18, 2018

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

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Suspects in theft of Yorkie puppy

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

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Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park and the City of Centennial, effective immediately. The Open Burning Ban wi...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Our Public Safety Dispatchers

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is excited to be celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 8 to April 14, 2018.

The Arapahoe County 9-1-1 Communications Center has about 30 staff members who work in our state-of-the-art Comm...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Inmate Suicide Being Investigated by Sheriff’s Office

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An inmate being held at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility was found hanging from a noose in his cell just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The noose appeared to have been fashioned from a bedsheet.

Deputies immediately remov...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

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! 

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Employment Opportunities

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Detention Crew Leader (Open through April 17, 2018)

Inmate Services Technician (Open through April 19, 2018)

Inmate Services Manager (Open through April 19, 2018)

Sheriff's Office Marketing Intern - unpaid (Open through April 20, 2018)

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Burn Ban Status

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Effective April 10, 2018, the Arapahoe County Sheriff issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park and the City of Centennial, effective immediately. The Open Burning Ban wil...

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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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