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Gilpin County Sheriff, Gilpin County, Colorado, Sheriff, Office

 Gilpin County Sheriff's Office

  Sheriff Kevin M. Armstrong

Welcome to the Gilpin County Sheriff's Official Webpage

Our goal is to provide you with relevant information about our various services and emergency updates.

Please do not hesitate to contact us to report any questionable activities, call for help whenever someone is in need of immediate attention, or to volunteer suggestions for the benefit of all.

We are at your service 24/7.

The Gilpin County Sheriff's Office is located between the towns of Black Hawk/Central City and Rollinsville along scenic Highway 119.

At the present time, the Sheriff's Office has an authorized strength of 41 sworn personnel and 18 civilian support employees.

The objective of our office is to support our citizens through exceptional service; to work with our citizens to provide a community that we can all be proud to live and work in; and to provide an enjoyable quality of life to which every citizen is entitled. 

Gilpin County Sheriff

Kevin M. Armstrong

Elected in 2019.  Second term ending in 2027.

2960 Dory Hill Rd.
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Comment Line: 303-515-4323
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergent Dispatch: 303-582-5500
Administration: 303-582-1060
Detentions: 303-582-3576
Courts: 303-582-5522


Gilpin County Sheriff Kevin M. Armstrong

Mission Statement


It is the mission of the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office to serve the citizens and visitors of Gilpin County by providing the highest level of professional law enforcement, detention, court security, and victim services that protects and preserves the Constitutional Rights of the people, and mandates impartial enforcement of the law. 

The men and women of the Gilpin county Sheriff's Office are entrusted to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Gilpin County, to preserve the peace, and to prevent crime and disorder in partnership with our community


Core Values of the 

Gilpin County Sheriff's Office



Members of the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office will treat each other and the community with dignity and respect.


Members of the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office will demonstrate the highest standards of honesty, integrity, personal accountability, and the highest level of ethics. 


Members of the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office value our diverse community and partnerships.



Members of the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office will persevere in the face of adversity. 


Members of the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office are part of a unified team, holding each member accountable in their duties and service to our community. 

Service to the Community

Members of the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office regard their office as a public trust, and in the discharging of their duties, are constantly mindful of their primary obligation to serve the community courteously, efficiently and effectively.

Vision Statement


We earn the respect and confidence of the public as a professional public safety organization. We are innovative and responsive to the needs of those we serve and work in partnership with our community.