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    Sheriff's Office Media Contacts


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:30 pm.

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    200 Jefferson County Parkway
    Golden, CO 80401

    Sheriff's Office Public Information Director

    Jacki Kelley

    Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer

    Mark Techmeyer

    Sheriff's Office Community Outreach Manager

    Amber Luttrell

    Digital Communications Manager

    Dionne Waugh

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  • Sheriff’s Office Media Policy


    The following is within the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Policy, Section 625: Release of Information

    Prohibited Release of Information

    The following information will not be released:

    • Comments or conjecture about the suspect's character or reputation, or opinions regarding his guilt or innocence
    • The name and address of the suspect's employer, unless the incident or offense deals specifically with such employment
    • Information about the existence or contents of any confession, admission or statement made by a suspect
    • The suspect's refusal or failure to make a statement, or to submit to tests or examinations
    • Results of any tests or examinations, including BAC of DUI arrestees
    • Re-enactment of the crime
    • Information that the suspect directed investigators to the location of any evidence
    • The credibility of any witness
    • The identity of the victim of any sexual offense
    • The exact location of a sexual offense, where such information could lead to the identification of the victim
    • The identity of any juvenile
    • Any misleading or false information
    • The dollar amount taken in a robbery or burglary

    Reports to be withheld from the public:

    • Reports involving juvenile suspects
    • Reports involving juvenile victims of sexual assaults
    • Runaway reports
    • Suicide reports until the case is closed
    • Attempted suicide reports
    • Child abuse reports
    • Mental health reports
    • Protective detox holds - not as a result of a DUI arrest
    • At risk adult reports
    • Felony controlled substance reports
    • Open case reports with suspect information

    Releasable Information Prior to Arrest

    Information that may be released pertaining to victims and suspects prior to any arrests is limited to:

    • A description of the offense, including a brief summary of events
    • Location, date and time of offense
    • Description of property loss, injuries sustained or damage resulting from the action
    • Identity of the victim, except for a victim of a sexual offense, a death, or a situation where the next of kin have not been notified
    • Information regarding unidentified suspects, such as physical description or vehicle description, when the release will not hinder or jeopardize the investigation
    • Identification of fugitive suspect(s) for whom arrest warrants have been issued
    • Criminal background of a fugitive when the public should be alerted to any danger

    Prohibited Release of Information Prior to Arrest

    The following information will not be released prior to any arrests:

    • The identity of any suspect who has not been interviewed
    • The identity of any victim where such information could subject them to danger or significant embarrassment
    • Exact information about a weapon or other physical evidence
    • Any information that could be known only by those responsible for the offense: "investigative keys"

    Release of Information Subsequent to Arrest

    The following information may be released after the arrest of a suspect:

    • Time, date and location of arrest
    • Defendant's name, age, residence, usual occupation and marital status
    • Criminal charge(s)
    • Facts and circumstances relating to the arrest, such as resistance, pursuit or possession or use of a weapon
    • The name of the arresting agency
    • Pretrial release or detention arrangements, location of detention and amount of bond
    • Scheduled dates for various steps of the judicial process
    • Mug shot of a suspect upon approval by the investigating deputy, the District Attorney's Office, or the arresting agency