The front, public entrance, lobby at the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office will be closed until further notice. We are still available by phone 303-582-1060. Please see the following information for our office.

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• Law Enforcement services are fully operational.

• Deputies are responding to all calls, however you may receive a phone call in response depending on what your needs may be.

• Deputies may be wearing a face mask and other personal protective equipment, do not be alarmed. We care about your safety and ours.

• If you are contacted by a Sheriff’s Deputy advise them if you are feeling ill or have other COVID-19 symptoms.


• The Sheriff’s Office Jail is fully operational

• All inmates housed in the facility are safe and being cared for by our contract healthcare and mental health care providers.

• The Jail has cancelled all programs and outside faith based services.

• Inmate mail is being processed like normal.

• In person inmate visitation has been cancelled until further notice, but electronic communication is still available


• Support Services are available on a limited basis. Civil Service and Records Requests will only be accepted electronically at this time. Please email documents to

• Sex Offender Registration

If currently registered with Gilpin County, forms may be submitted via email to

New registrations – please email with your contact information.

• Concealed Carry Permits

Renewals –if you are needing to renew your permit soon, you will receive an extension grace period from Sheriff Armstrong NEW Concealed Carry Permits are NOT being accepted at this time.


• Dispatch is fully operational, in the case of an emergency please call 911.

• Non-Emergency Line 303-582-5500

• If you feel you should be tested for COVID-19, coronavirus, you need to CALL your health care provider for direction. DO NOT CALL 911 for testing


Gilpin County Victim Services supports Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office and Black Hawk Police Department by providing 24/7 crisis response and crisis intervention to victims of crime. Criminal justice information, follow-up support, and referrals are provided to victims of the crimes listed in Colorado’s Victim Rights Act. General information and referrals are also provided to community members searching for answers to victim related issues, such as obtaining a civil protection order or resources for civil/neighbor mediation. Contact the Victim Services office by calling 303-582-5926 or emailing

If you are contacting any of our staff, advise them if you are feeling ill or have other COVID-19 symptoms