George E. Epp

George E. Epp (1990-2003)

Was elected Sheriff in 1990, having stepped forward as a candidate on the Democratic Party's ticket following Brad Leach's decision to retire. He was re-elected in 1994 and 1998.

George moved with his family to Boulder, from Michigan in 1951. As a child George delivered the Daily Camera, his route included the Court House. "I vividly remember taking the elevator up to the fifth floor and slipping the evening paper through the bars of the jail for Sheriff Everson".

He attended Boulder High School, and graduated from the University of Colorado in 1971 with a bachelor's degree in Sociology.

George started as a jail deputy in 1972, in less than a year was promoted to detective. He worked through the ranks serving as detective sergeant, patrol lieutenant, captain of detectives, patrol, and the jail division.


Sheriff's Office

Main: 303-441-3600
Alternate: 303-441-4444
Fax: 303-441-4739
Emergency: 911


Sheriff's Headquarters

5600 Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301
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