The Bent County Sheriff's Office, Patrol Division, is staffed with 11 certified Deputies.

This includes one School Resource Deputy that covers the Las Animas School District.

The Patrol Division provides 24 hour Law Enforcement Services within all of Bent County, including the City of Las Animas. Members of the Patrol Division are on duty 24 hours a day. We strive to provide the best Law Enforcement and community services possible.

Deputies respond to all emergency calls within Bent County, to include fire and Ambulance calls, to assist the volunteer agencies.