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    Crime

    sheriff@jeffco.us
    303-277-0211

    7 days a week
    24 hours a day

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    Sheriff and Detention Facility
    Golden, CO

    Tip Line

    303-271-5612

    Patrol Division

    303-271-5665

    Investigations Division

    303-271-5606

    Fraud Hotline

    303-271-5550

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  • Most Wanted  

     

    At the beginning of each week, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office publishes its "most wanted" list seeking tips from the public about the location of dangerous suspects. To report the whereabouts of a wanted person, call 303-277-0211.

     

  • View the Weekly Most Wanted List in PDF Format


  • A Different Kind of "Most Wanted" List

    In 2005, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office began posting a different kind of "most wanted" list. The list represents an agency-wide emphasis on identifying and managing violent offenders. Research has shown that as many as half of domestic violence offenders in the United States commit other crimes outside the home and represent an overall problem for the community.

    Nearly all offenders on our list are wanted for a domestic-violence-related offense; however, many - if not all - the suspects have demonstrated other risk factors that show potential for future harm to a specific victim or others.

    As you view the list, you may notice that the charges listed do not necessarily reflect the most heinous crimes committed in Jefferson County. Keep in mind the suspect's charge is only one factor used to determine which criminals represent a high risk. There are other risk factors to consider. These may include: the inability to function in the community; the belief that the victim "belongs" to the suspect; other crimes; the failure of the criminal justice system to curb the suspect's criminal behavior; and the severity of violence.

    By focusing more on domestic-violence offenders, the sheriff's office is working on behalf of domestic-violence victims, and it is taking preventive steps to decrease crime and improve the quality of life for Jefferson County residents.