I spent all day at the state capital yesterday (March 7), testifying on behalf of County Sheriffs of Colorado in favor of five pro-gun/pro Public Safety/pro liberty bills. All five bills, heard in the House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs committee, were killed, as expected, on a 5 to 4 straight party-line vote. I was aware before I even left home to go testify, that the outcome was likely, however, it is important for there to be an official record of Sheriffs support for such legislation for future consideration. What struck me though, was that during public testimony, the basic philosophical difference between pro-gun and anti-gun camps was so evident. Continue Reading »
Yuma County Sheriff Chad Day, who was recently elected to the County Sheriffs of Colorado board of directors, announced today that County Sheriffs of Colorado, the state Sheriffs Association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving Yuma County student this coming spring. Continue Reading »
Deputy Fell, presented with an award by Colorado Cattleman’s Association Brand & Theft Committee Board Member Colby Mick
Sheriff Day is happy to announce that Deputy CJ Fell was awarded the Law Officer of the Year award for 2015 from the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association Tuesday night (19th). This award is presented to the officer in the state who has “displayed exemplary performance in assisting Colorado ranchers with protecting their livestock.” Continue Reading »
Israel Negrete-Moreno failed to appear in court for sentencing on 1/4/16 in connection to his involvement with a drive-by shooting that occurred in Yuma on 6/13/15. His current whereabouts are unknown.
Negrete-Morneo has an extensive criminal history in Colorado, Kansas and Idaho. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Please call 911 immediately if you witness him.