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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Tri-County Health Department investigating Salmonella outbreak

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Since August 3, Tri-County Health Department (TCHD), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Arapahoe County, have been investigating Salmonella among people who attended the Arapahoe County Fair, or 4-H events associated with the fai...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

E-470 to eliminate vehicle registration fee Sept. 1, 2018

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The final steps are wrapping up to eliminate the Vehicle Registration Fee (VRF) for Colorado motorists living in counties where the fees have been imposed. The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted earlier this year to remove the fee and the Authorit...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Arapahoe County awards Open Space grants to 13 local agencies

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Nearly $4 million in grants will fund playground, sports fields and trail improvements

Littleton, CO – Nearly $4 million in Open Space grants awarded last month by the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners will fulfill a Make-a-Wish reques...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Public Names New Regional Trail Along E-470

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Plans for the new High Plains Trail include neighborhood connector trails; future expansion 

Aurora, Colo. – Nearly 2,000 people weighed in and chose High Plains Trail as the name for the new trail along the west side of E-470 from Quincy Avenue s...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

International Overdose Awareness Day

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International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31 each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who hav...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Renew license plates at a kiosk before Sept. 10 and pay no service fee

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Arapahoe County residents who renew their license plates at a ColoradoMVExpress kiosk will not pay a service fee between June 25 and September 9. The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is temporarily waiving the fee to encourage use of the self-service...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Arapahoe County seeks feedback from citizens, community leaders on future of Colorado’s first county

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During the next several months, Arapahoe County will hold a series of opportunities for residents, elected officials and community and economic development leaders to provide input into the future of Colorado’s third largest county.

Arapahoe County will ho...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Arapahoe County bans sale, use of fireworks due to high fire danger

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Fireworks Ban on Sale and Use - Ordinance No. 2018-01

Due to high fire danger and ongoing drought conditions, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners Tuesday approved a ban on the sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated portions of the county...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Arapahoe County issues a temp. moratorium on commercial disposal wells for oil and gas exploration

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Earlier this week, the Board of County Commissioners approved a temporary moratorium on applications to locate commercial injection wells used to dispose of class II oil and gas production waste in Arapahoe County.

The temporary moratorium is in effect for...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Help us keep you safe in an emergency. Sign up to receive 911 notifications through ArapAlert

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On May 21, the Arapahoe County 911 Authority sent an email to current subscribers of the County’s 911 alert system. 

If you received this email, we want to assure you that this is an official email from the Arapahoe County 911 Authority.

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

E-News Connection: Sign up to receive the latest news from your County Commissioner

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Subscribe to get updates on Arapahoe County programs, services, news and events impacting you. E-News Connection is be emailed 4-6 times a year and we never share your email address. Subscribe to the E-News Connection based on your commissioner district. ...

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News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2018

National Prescription Drug Take Back Days

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Make your home a safer place and reduce access to prescription drugs. The National Drug Take-Back Day is an opportunity to turn in unused prescription medications and over-the-counter medications. 

Properly disposing of medications keeps medicatio...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

International Overdose Awareness Day

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International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31 each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who hav...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Arapahoe County seeks feedback from citizens, community leaders on future of Colorado’s first county

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During the next several months, Arapahoe County will hold a series of opportunities for residents, elected officials and community and economic development leaders to provide input into the future of Colorado’s third largest county.

Arapahoe County will ho...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Renew license plates at a kiosk before Sept. 10 and pay no service fee

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Arapahoe County residents who renew their license plates at a ColoradoMVExpress kiosk will not pay a service fee between June 25 and September 9. The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is temporarily waiving the fee to encourage use of the self-service technolog...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Help us keep you safe in an emergency. Sign up to receive 911 notifications through ArapAlert

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On May 21, the Arapahoe County 911 Authority sent an email to current subscribers of the County’s 911 alert system. 

If you received this email, we want to assure you that this is an official email from the Arapahoe County 911 Authority....

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Arapahoe County bans sale, use of fireworks due to high fire danger

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Fireworks Ban on Sale and Use - Ordinance No. 2018-01

Due to high fire danger and ongoing drought conditions, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners Tuesday approved a ban on the sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated portions of the county...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Get Involved in Arapahoe County

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There are many ways citizens can get involved, from volunteering to serving on a citizen board or committees.

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Open Spaces Volunteer Opportunities

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Get involved with Open Spaces. Learn more about Volunteer Opportunities for the Fair, Fall Festival and year-round activities. 

See current opportunities through Volunteer Connections

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Arapahoe County awards Open Space grants to 13 local agencies

Red Hawk Park

Nearly $4 million in grants will fund playground, sports fields and trail improvements

Littleton, CO – Nearly $4 million in Open Space grants awarded last month by the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners will fulfill a Make-a-W...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Public Names New Regional Trail Along E-470

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Plans for the new High Plains Trail include neighborhood connector trails; future expansion

Aurora, Colo. – Nearly 2,000 people weighed in and chose High Plains Trail as the name for the new trail along the west side of E-470 from Quincy Avenue ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

The economic benefits of Great Outdoors Colorado and the Conservation Trust Fund

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Colorado voters approved a statewide lottery through a vote in 1980. Following the voters’ approval of a lottery, the General Assembly created a Lottery Division in the State Department of Revenue to administer the lottery. In a subsequent elec...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

NEW Trails Map - Explore Arapahoe

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This map highlights our vast network of bike and walking trails which are yours to discover and enjoy. Try the suggested loop routes and visit our parks, trailheads and open spaces. Money to pay for this map and the special places to walk and ride is prov...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

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The future of biking and walking in and around Arapahoe County is looking bright.

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Oct. 17 to adopt the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which includes findings, policy recommen...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

The economic benefits of Great Outdoors Colorado and the Conservation Trust Fund

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Background:

Colorado voters approved a statewide lottery through a vote in 1980. Following the voters’ approval of a lottery, the General Assembly created a Lottery Division in the State Department of Revenue to administer the lottery. In a subsequent elec...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

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The future of biking and walking in and around Arapahoe County is looking bright.

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Oct. 17 to adopt the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which includes findings, policy recommen...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

NEW Trails Map - Explore Arapahoe

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This map highlights our vast network of bike and walking trails which are yours to discover and enjoy. Try the suggested loop routes and visit our parks, trailheads and open spaces. Money to pay for this map and the special places to walk and ride is prov...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

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Suspects stole credit cards from vehicle and used them fraudulently.

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

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This suspect is sought for motor vehicle theft and burglary.

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

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The man is suspected committing theft from a motor vehicle and credit card fraud.

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

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This man is suspected of armed robbery.

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Suspect in Homicide is Deceased

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Investigators have been working all day to locate the suspect in this case. At about 4:30 p.m., the suspect’s vehicle was located in an apartment complex near Yosemite and I-225, in Denver. As a tactical team was preparing to approach the vehicl...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Double Shooting Leaves One Man Dead

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Deputies were called to the residence in the 1100 block of S. Clinton Street, in unincorporated Arapahoe County, at about 8:30 a.m. on a report of shots being fired. On arrival, they found two people inside the home with apparent gunshot wounds. An adult ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Arapahoe County Sheriff Rescinds Burn Ban

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Effective immediately, the Arapahoe County Sheriff is rescinding the open burning ban that has been in effect for unincorporated Arapahoe County, City of Centennial, and the towns of Deer Trail and Foxfield. Current moisture has lowered our wildfire poten...

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Posted on: June 23, 2018

Suspect Shoots at Deputies When They Respond On a Welfare Check

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Four Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies are okay after being fired upon while responding to a welfare check in the 6300 block of S. Olive Street, in Centennial.

Deputies were sent to the home just before 10:30 a.m. when a woman called repo...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Detention Facility to Start Medication Assisted Treatment Program

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office has been committed to implementing procedures in an attempt to be as prepared as possible for the current opioid overdose epidemic that plagues our country. In addition to our Naloxone (Narcan) programs, which have pro...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

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Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park, the City of Centennial, Town of Foxfield, and Town of Deer Trail, effecti...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Crime Stoppers Alert for Information in Homicide

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with information related to a homicide.The man pictured, 29-year-old Artem “Art” Abramov was found deceased at about 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 6...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Sheriff Walcher Awards Scholarship to Littleton High School Student

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David C. Walcher, Arapahoe County Sheriff, is pleased to announce that Taylor Rapp is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC) scholarship award for Arapahoe County.  

This year, CSOC, Colorado’s state sh...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Denver Man Arrested for Sexual Assault on a Child

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Investigators have arrested a 20-year-old Denver man in connection with a case where a child was sexually assaulted while using a public bathroom. The crime happened on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in the 6700 block of S. Vine Street in Centennial.

The man, Eth...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Deputy Works to Get Recognition for the State’s School Crossing Guards

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On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, the State will recognize Crossing Guard Appreciation Day for the first time, thanks to the work of Deputy Mark Edson, a school resource officer (SRO) for the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office.  

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

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Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park and the City of Centennial, effective immediately. The Open Burning Ban wi...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Our Public Safety Dispatchers

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is excited to be celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 8 to April 14, 2018.

The Arapahoe County 9-1-1 Communications Center has about 30 staff members who work in our state-of-the-art Comm...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Inmate Suicide Being Investigated by Sheriff’s Office

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An inmate being held at the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility was found hanging from a noose in his cell just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The noose appeared to have been fashioned from a bedsheet.

Deputies immediately remov...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Emergency Alert Program

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Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Employment Opportunities

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Human Resources Specialist (Open through Aug. 14, 2018)Deputy Sheriff - Patrol (Open through Aug. 15, 2018)Detention Operations Technician (Open through Aug. 15, 2018)911 Dispatcher (Open through Aug. 24, 2018)Detention Maintenance Technician (Open throug...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office uses a variety of ways to communicate with our community. Our monthly newsletter is a packed full of safety information,  crime prevention efforts, Sheriff's Office news and events, and much more! 

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Burn Ban Status

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Effective July 27, 2018, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has rescinded the open burning ban that has been in effect for unincorporated Arapahoe County, City of Centennial, and the towns of Deer Trail and Foxfield. Current moisture has lowered our wildfire pot...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office uses a variety of ways to communicate with our community. With YouTube, we can provide interactive content for citizens. We use YouTube for crime prevention, to promote our weekly fugitive of the week videos, and as a ...

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