Marshal's Office

Our Team 
The Marshal's Office consists of Marshal Tammy Stroup, Deputy Shane Schmalz, Deputy Monty English, and Victim Advocate Elaine Wood

  • The Marshal's (Police) Department consists of the marshal and deputies and dispatchers, judge and court clerk which are contracted services with other agencies.
  • The Marshal's Department provides general law enforcement to maintain public peace and safety; protect life and property and prevent crime. 
  • Conducts investigations; apprehends violators of the law; provides patrol services; enforces town regulations, state and federal statutes. 
  • Responds to requests for assistance; enforces traffic laws; provides animal control enforcement. 
  • Implements continuous officer training. 
  • Maintains cooperative relations with adjoining and overlapping law enforcement jurisdictions, including the Ouray County Sheriff.
  • Provides support to Ridgway School District.
  • Assists as requested in the enforcement of building and zoning code violations.

Law Enforcement Resources 
Ridgway Municipal Code Chapter 15 Traffic Regulations
2003 Model Traffic Code (Ordinance 10-01)
Dog Regulations & Leash Law (2017 Update)
Traffic Tickets and Citations (page processing) 
Court Information 
(page processing) 


How to Contact Staff 

 Marshal 

Tammy Stroup

   970-626-5196  

  Tstroup@town.ridgway.co.us

Deputy

Shane Schmalz 

970-626-5196

Sschmalz@town.ridgway.co.us

Deputy 

 Monty English  

 970-626-5196     Menglish@town.ridgway.co.us   
Victim Advocate  Elaine Wood  970-626-5196

Ewood@town.ridgway.co.us