Safety & Law
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Safety & Law

Learn about Boulder County’s public safety, court services and witness support programs. Meet your Sheriff, District Attorney and Coroner. Find support and assistance during times of crisis. Get up-to-date information about local emergencies. Choose safety when using handguns and firearms. Get information on wildfire history in Boulder County.

Featured Programs

Boulder County Community Protection Division

Investigates and pursues complaints on behalf of consumers, and also takes a lead role in prosecuting cases involving abuse or exploitation of vulnerable members of the community.

Death Certificates

Boulder County Public Health issues death certificates for persons who died in Boulder County during the years 1880 to present.

Emergency Mass Notification System

Boulder County Sheriff utilizes an emergency notification system that allows residents of the county and all cities within to be notified of emergency situations. Notifications can be received via cell, home and work phones, and by text messaging and/or email.

Citizens’ Law Enforcement Academy

The Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Law Enforcement Academy is a 19 week course providing an overview of various law enforcement topics. The program explains the different aspects of police work using classroom discussions and hands-on demonstrations.