Routt County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Routt County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 2025 Shield Drive, Steamboat Springs, 80487 CO
  • Chief:
Phone: 970-870-5503
Fax: 970-879-3992

Routt County Sheriff's Office is located at 2025 Shield Drive, Steamboat Springs, 80487 CO. The Routt County Sheriff's Office phone number is 970-870-5503.

Routt County Sheriff's Office News

Wal-Mart Shop With A Cop Returns this Christmas! We look forward to helping families in need with the $4,000 secured for this program with our local law enforcement partners.

K9 Murry and Deputy Doolin at Hayden Elementary doing a presentation.

K9 Murray and Deputy Jake Doolin interact with kids at South Routt Elementary as part of Red Ribbon Week, a drug free campaign.

K-9 Murray with Deputy Jake Doolin on helicopter training with Classic medical helicopter

***Press Release*** We have received two reports of fraudulent calls appearing to originate from our main office line, 970-870-5503. Please see below press release.

Emergency lines and 911 are restored. Thank you for your patience.

While emergency lines are down 911 is being routed to Craig

Dispatch and Emergency Lines Down Call 970-870-5530 until further notice while the phone lines are being repaired

***Severe Thunderstorm Alert*** 6:00-6:45pm this evening Take extra care driving this evening

Routt County is now under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Silver Creek Fire has reached 50% containment. The Ryan Fire is currently burning 19,328 acres. See for more information and updates.

The Ryan Fire is currently at 2,470 acres. See link below for the updated report.

***Fingerprints Update*** Check out our news page for updated information on fingerprinting changes coming September 24

Silver Creek Fire Update The fire is now at 11,718 at 35% containment. For more details visit:

A new fire, the Fishhook fire, has been reported north of Rabbit Ears Pass/Dumont Lake at Basecamp TH. Approx 5 acres. A helicopter is on scene.

***Fingerprints*** Beginning 9/24/18 CBI will be utilizing third-party vendors to capture civil fingerprints. The Sheriff's Office will no longer be taking civilian fingerprints excluding new concealed handgun permit applications. More info on vendors in Routt County to come.

Smoke cloud is currently visible from S Routt and downtown Steamboat Springs. We have crews in the area investigating as well as helicopter. At this time we believe the visible smoke cloud is from the #silvercreekfire south of Rabbit Ears. More details as they become available

***Fire Weather Warning extended until 3:00am 9/14/18***

***Fire Weather Warning*** In effect from 7:38pm this evening til 2:00am Thursday the 13th we will be experiencing high winds, low humidity, and warm temperatures.

Have a safe Labor Day weekend! Our front office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3

Today is national overdose awareness day, aimed to bring awareness and reduce the stigma of drug-related overdoses.

Fire Weather Warning Expect windy conditions and low humidity through tomorrow.