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

    1315 17th Street
    Alamosa, Colorado 81101
    Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m


    County Sheriff Robert Jackson

    Photo Credit: NPS/Patrick Myers

    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