The Bent County Sheriff's Office

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Bent County Sheriff's Office has four divisions within; Administrative, Patrol, Jail and Dispatch.

IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, AND CONCERNS SURROUNDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THE BENT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS DECIDED THAT OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC IN AN EFFORT TO DO OUR PART IN COMBATING THE VIRUS, AND FOLLOWING CDC GUIDELINES. NO CIVILIANS WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE BUILDING, UNLESS ESCORTED BY A STAFF MEMBER FOR WORK RELATED PURPOSES, SUCH AS REPORTING A CRIME. ALL DELIVERIES WILL BE LEFT OUTSIDE THE FRONT DOORS, AND A STAFF MEMBER WILL COME TO THE DOOR TO PICK UP THE DELIVERY.
CITIZENS NEEDING TO REGISTER OR UPDATE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION NEED TO CALL OUR OFFICE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL, SO WE CAN MAKE APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS TO ENSURE AN APPROPRIATE AMOUNT OF TIME TO COMPLETE ALL PAPERWORK.
CITIZENS NEEDING CIVIL PROCESS PAPERWORK SERVICE ARE ALSO ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT OUR OFFICE BY TELEPHONE TO SEE APPROPRIATE WAYS OF HANDLING SUCH PAPERWORK, AND OUR REQUIREMENTS. WE WILL BE ACCEPTING MAILED, FAXED, OR EMAILED PAPERWORK, AS LONG AS APPROPRIATE PAYMENT IS RECEIVED AS WELL.
WE ARE ENCOURAGING WASHINGTON COUNTY CITIZENS TO CALL US, (719-456-1365), IN LIEU OF COMING TO OUR OFFICE. HOWEVER IF YOU COME TO OUR OFFICE YOU WILL NEED TO UTILIZE THE “AFTER HOURS” CALL BOX LOCATED ON THE WEST WALL BY THE SECOND FRONT DOORS (NORTH OF MAIN DOOR), FOR ASSISTANCE.

The Bent County Sheriff's Office has four divisions within; Administrative, Patrol, Jail and Dispatch.

The Administrative Division of the Sheriff's Office consists of the Sheriff, Undersheriff, Captain, an Administrative Lieutenant and two Assistants.

This Division oversees the operations of all other Divisions within our Office.

The Patrol Division consists of two Sergeants, two Investigators, and seven Deputy Sheriff's.


They are charged with providing 24 hour Law Enforcement Services to the people of Bent County.

The Jail Division is comprised of a Lieutenant, two Sergeants, two corporals and ten Deputy Sheriff's.

This Division is charged with operations of the Bent County Jail, Inmate transportation services and Courthouse Security.

The Dispatch Division consists of one Sergeant and five Dispatchers.

They provide dispatch services for all emergency agencies in Bent and Kiowa Counties. They also serve as master control for the Jail.

The Sheriff's Posse is comprised of 30 volunteer members from Bent County. The Posse serves as a volunteer service to bridge the relationship between the Sheriff's Office and the Public.

The Bent County Sheriff's Office Special Weapons and Tactics Unit is comprised of POST certified, specialty trained Deputies.

The Bent County Coroner's Office, although a separate Office, is also located in the Bent County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office and Coroner's Office work closely together to best serve the people of Bent County.

The History of the Bent County Sheriff's Office. All Elected Sheriff's Of Bent County

Awards and Staff recognition.