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Huerfano County Sheriff's Office
500 South Albert Street
Walsenburg, CO 81089
Non-Emergency: (719) 738-1044
Office: (719) 738-1600
Jail: (719) 738-1740
The enforcement of criminal violations within the City limits, particularly those subject to District Court proceedings is conducted by the Huerfano County Sheriff's Office pursuant to a Law Enforcement IGA.
At the November 8, 2016 Regular Election the voters of Walsenburg determined that the City of Walsenburg should be required to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Huerfano County requiring the Sheriff "to provide any and all reasonable and necessary law enforcement services within the municipal boundaries. The ballot issue required this change to take place on January 1, 2017 and the Walsenburg Police Department was subsequently dissolved.
Without raising taxes, shall the City of Walsenburg, a Colorado statutory city, be required to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Huerfano County, Colorado which would require the sheriff for Huerfano County to provide any and all reasonable and necessary law enforcement services within the municipal boundaries of the City of Walsenburg, said inter-governmental agreement to include all necessary terms and conditions as agreed to by each entity beginning January 1, 2017
YES - 734 (52.43%)
NO - 666 (47.57%)