The Douglas County Animal Law Enforcement Department strives to ensure that animals, their owners and neighbors live in safety and harmony. If all pet owners adhere to the basic responsibilities associated with owning a pet, most conflicts can be peacefully resolved.
The financial structure within the Sheriff’s Office coincides with the organizational structure and enables functional budgeting of both revenues and expenditures.
The Detention Division or the Douglas County Jail is headquartered at the Robert A. Christensen Justice Center and encompasses the inmate detention facility or Jail, court services section, inmate classification section, inmate programs section, and the work release program.
The Douglas County Office of Emergency Management is the main hub for the coordination of disaster management and training; homeland security; emergency preparedness and education; multi-agency cooperation; and emergency medical and trauma system coordination within the County.
The County works in cooperation with other agencies including the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Tri-County Health, Public Works, and various municipal and district Fire/Rescue and Police Departments.
The mission of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is to effectively, ethically and professionally investigate serious criminal complaints and to focus on excellence in the preparation of those cases referred to the District Attorney for prosecution.
The Mission of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division is to protect life and property and maintain peace and order through the vigilant enforcement of the law, and the relentless effort to bring to justice those who prey upon the innocent, while demonstrating the highest level of Courage, Honor, Integrity and Professionalism.
Patrol Division deputies provide quality law enforcement services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to the residents of unincorporated Douglas County, the City of Castle Pines and the Town of Larkspur.
The goal of Professional Standards is to ensure the appropriate level of training for law enforcement personnel, and to promote public confidence in law enforcement. This goal is attained by making sure all divisions within the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and all members of those divisions, are aware of the Office’s policies and procedures and are in compliance with them at all times.
The Support Services Division includes Civil and Warrants, Communications, Crime Analysis, Information Technology Services, Records, and Reserves.