The Alamosa County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement, investigations, and detention in unincorporated Alamosa County.

ALL questions about hearing date/times, court dockets, and court cases can be researched here or call (719) 589-4996

    Ph. (719) 589-6608
    Non-Emergency Dispatch: (719) 589-5807
    1315 17th Street
    Alamosa, Colorado 81101
    Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


    County Sheriff Robert Jackson

    County Sheriff
    Robert Jackson


    Photo Credit: NPS/Patrick Myers


    Serve your community by joining the Victims Advocate Volunteer Team. Make a difference in the lives of Victims of Crime. As a Victim Advocate you will work with crime victims, be an advocate for their rights and assist them if necessary. You will provide direct victim service to crime victims, work closely with law enforcement, engage in the community, and be on call when need. Read more here.


    Non-emergency Phone Numbers

    • Non-Emergency Dispatch: (719) 589-5807    
    • Alamosa City Police Department: (719) 589-2548    
    • Alamosa Fire Department: (719) 589-2593    
    • Adams State University Police: (719) 587-7901    
    • Colorado State Patrol: (719) 589-2503    
    • Mosca-Hooper Volunteer Fire Department: (719) 378-2339

    Fingerprinting is often required for:

    • Adoption/foster care
    • School employees
    • Employment
    • Licenses (day care, real estate, etc.)
            VIN Inspections
    • A Deputy will verify the VIN number and provide you with a form to take to the County Clerk’s Office for registering your vehicle.
    • VIN inspections are required if your vehicle was purchased out of Colorado or if your vehicle has an out-of-state title.
            Local Sex Offender Registry
    • All sex offenders must register annually.
    • If a sex offender moves into or within the state, they must register with the Sheriff's Department within 5 business days.
    • Research the sex offender registry here.


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    County Jail

    The Sheriff's Department operates the county jail.

    • Visiting hours for the county jail are: Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • To see if someone is in the county jail, you may call (719) 589-6608.
    • Money may be deposited into a commissary account for an inmate here.

    Rules for Inmates and Visitors

    • Inmates are only allowed WHITE clothing, underwear, t-shirts, etc.
    • Any other color clothing will NOT be accepted.
    • All visitors must have a picture ID and be cleared for warrants through the detention deputy on duty
    • All visitors must be fully dressed in appropriate, conventional clothing which is not unduly provocative, suggestive, or revealing.
    • All minor children must be properly supervised by a responsible adult at all times.
    • Any person who smells of alcohol and/or appears to be intoxicated, or who appears to be on/under the influence of any drugs shall not be admitted.

    Animal Control

    Abandoned dog in cardboard box