The Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office provides law enforcement services for Kiowa County, Colorado.
Kiowa County Colorado encompasses approximately 1788 square miles, with 1180.54 square miles of roads including state highways 96 and 385 and federal highway 287 The towns of Haswell, Eads, and Sheridan Lake and serving the unincorporated communities of Arlington, Chivington, Brandon and Towner.
The Kiowa County Sheriff Office is responsible for all law enforcement throughout the County. Along with typical law enforcement duties, the Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office is very involved in every aspect of public safety. This can involve things such as assisting ranchers when cattle get out of a pasture to responding as necessary to emergency calls in the county.
They also monitor and patrol traffic movement through the county on Highway 287 and Highway 96. Highway 287 is part of the federally designated Ports to Plains trade corridor which starts at the Ports of Houston and continues all the way to Canada. Ports to Plains is a known route for activity such as drugs, human trafficking and other illegal activities. According to Colorado Department of Transportation statistics for Highway 287, an estimated average of 6,900 vehicles per day passes through the Kiowa County. With an average amount of 760 two axle trucks, and an average amount of 3,270 semi-trucks. These statistics show trucks, both two axle and semi’s equal 58.40 percent of traffic through Kiowa County daily.
Patrol & Administration
One goal of the Kiowa County Sheriff’s Department is to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life through a cooperative partnership with all citizens.
Sheriff Williams is a firm believer that Community Policing is a necessary component to being not only successful as a Sheriff, but in maintaining the safety of the county for all county residents. He believes all should be treated equally in the eyes of the law.
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