(970) 244-3500

Interested in learning more about the Sheriff's Office? Sign up for a ride-along! You can join a patrol deputy during a shift and see what it is like to be a Mesa County Sheriff’s deputy. This is recommended for anyone interested in a career in law enforcement or who wants to learn more about the men and women serving Mesa County.

How to apply

Shadow/Ride-Along Application

You must be at least 18 years old. Please print, complete and return the application in person to the records office or you can mail it to:

ATTN: Patrol Sgt/Ride-Along
215 Rice St,
Grand Junction, CO 81501; 


SPECIAL NOTE: The Following May Disqualify You...

  • Any felony conviction
  • Two or more misdemeanor convictions
  • Illegal drug use and/or current alcohol abuse
  • Domestic violence-related crime conviction