Thursday, March 26, 2020

Additional COVID-19 Operational Impacts

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office priority remains focused on the health and safety of our community, staff and those in our care.  As a result of the Governor’s order to stay at home and public health recommendations, additional enhanced safety measures have been implemented.

If you have an emergency call 911.

Records Lobby and Services

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Records Lobby will be closed effective March 26, 2020.  All services performed by Sheriff’s Office Records through person-to-person contact are temporarily suspended.

Request for records in accordance with the Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act, C.R.S. 24-72-301 and the Colorado Open Records Act, C.R.S. 24-72-201 can be submitted electronically. You can download the request form online and email requests to  

Individuals with Concealed Handgun Permits (CHPs) that are recently expired or nearing their expiration date will receive a letter from the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office extending the expiration date of their permit at no additional cost. 

Records staff will also be available by phone (970) 244-3500 during normal business hours.

The Civil Unit will remain open for emergency orders following direction from 21st Judicial District Court.  This includes temporary protection orders. The Civil Unit can be accessed through the Detentions Lobby during normal business hours.

Detention Lobby

The Detention Lobby will remain open to facilitate the release of inmates and attorney-client video visits.  The public is encouraged to stay at home and alternatively use online services for inmate fund deposits.

All of the current operational modifications at the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office are listed for your convenience online at

Thank you for your cooperation while we work together to prevent unnecessary possible exposure to COVID-19 or any other illnesses.