Holiday Grinch Hunt! #YCSOGrinchHunt

The Grinch is back to his old shenanigans again. He’s on the run from the law and is hiding out in various places around Yuma County.

Follow our page and watch for upcoming #FugitiveFriday posts throughout the month of December (beginning Dec. 1) and you could win 1 of these 5 awesome Yuma County Sheriff’s Office schwag caches!

The rules are simple…
– Find the Grinch’s hiding spot each Friday and locate the winner ticket at that location (only one winner per Friday).
– Take a selfie at the hiding spot with your winner ticket and post it to the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office’s timeline with the hashtag #YCSOGrinchHunt.
– Then send us a private message to redeem your schwag cache!

There will be one location for each of the communities of Yuma, Eckley, Wray, Idalia, and Kirk/Joes.

Each schwag cache includes…
(1) Concealed Weapons Permit class gift certificate
(1) YCSO t-shirt
(1) YCSO baseball cap
(1) YCSO Blender Bottle
(1) YCSO patch
(1) YCSO fidget spinner
(2) YCSO chap-stick
(1) Ammo can

Sheriff Offers Church Security Classes

Over the past week, Yuma County Sheriff Chad Day has received multiple inquiries for visits about church security ideas and input. The events at the small church in Sutherland Springs Texas is a stark reminder of the importance of even rural community churches having a plan in place for these kinds of emergencies. Continue Reading »

Residential Marijuana Grow Laws: New laws effective January 2018

October 10, 2017– This year the Colorado Legislature passed House Bill 1220, imposing reasonable limits on residential marijuana cultivation with the stated purpose of eroding the black market for marijuana in the state.  The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office intends to enforce these laws, and would like Yuma County citizens to be aware of them before they go into effect in an effort to seek compliance through education before enforcement. Continue Reading »

Sheriff’s Office 2018 Budget Proposal

On September 13, 2017 Sheriff Chad Day and Undersheriff Adam Wills presented the 2018 budget proposal to the Yuma County Board of Commissioners.  Sheriff Day believes that posting this budget for public access is an important measure of transparency.  He believes the public deserves to know what we’re requesting and why.

You will quickly recognize that the primary focus of this year’s budget presentation is personnel, as it has been in the last several budget proposals. Competitive compensation for current staff that make this agency operate in a professional and efficient way, as well as increased staffing levels to share the heavy load of responsibility is of utmost importance in comparison to every other funding request.

You can review the budget proposal along with the articulation given for the requests by clicking on the photo link below: