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Sheriff Lewis photoSheriff Matt Lewis

Mesa County is a wonderful place to live, visit, recreate, and raise a family. Whether you live here, or are visiting and taking advantage of the abundant outdoor activities we enjoy every day, my staff and I welcome you. I encourage you to navigate through our website and learn about the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office and the men and women who work hard each day to keep this community safe. I hope you find the information contained here useful and informative.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for public safety in the 3,300 square miles of Mesa County. Not only do we respond to 911 calls and conduct criminal investigations, our other duties include operating the Mesa County Detention Facility, providing security at the Mesa County Justice Center, search and rescue operations, emergency management, and wildland firefighting. These services are provided by approximately 250 dedicated employees and over 350 committed volunteers.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office routinely collaborates with and supports other law enforcement organizations, community groups, schools, and businesses in order to identify and provide public safety solutions for our residents and visitors. It is our privilege to serve, to protect the rights of our residents and to provide the highest level of professional service possible.

I am confident your interactions with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office will reflect our core values of Integrity, Service, and Community.