Archived Releases

Arrest Made in Cattle Theft Case

On 6/18/14 a Deputy responded to a location near County Road 52 and County Road D on a report of a cattle theft.  On 6/20/14 another Deputy responded to a report of a “mutilated cow” near County Road 54 and County Road H.  It was determined that the cow was not mutilated but rather was […]

Sheriff’s Office Partnership with Viaero Wireless Increases Efficiency

Sheriff Chad Day is pleased to announce a partnership agreement that was recently struck with Viaero Wireless.  The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office and Viaero are working together on a project to put web enabled tablet devices in all the patrol cars of the Sheriff’s Office.  The majority of the cost is being covered by Viaero […]

Program for Recovering Jail Fees a Success

In mid-February Yuma County Sheriff Chad Day initiated a new program to help recover unpaid fees from inmates after they leave the Yuma County Jail.  The program run by a company called Pay My Jailer aims to reduce the burden on taxpayers by holding those who get booked into the jail responsible for paying back […]


Yuma County Sheriff Chad Day announced Yuma High School senior Faith Alt as this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado $500 scholarship.  CSOC established the scholarship program in 1978.  Sheriff Day and CSOC considers this a tangible expression of Sheriff’s commitment to education and training.   Alt was unanimously selected by a citizen’s […]