Welcome to the Sheriff's web page! Montrose County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) has been serving Montrose and surrounding communities since 1876. The MCSO has over 100 employees who work in the Patrol Division, Communications, Detention Center, Work Release, Civil Office, Victims Advocate, Records, and Sheriff's Office Administration. Then there are the 37 volunteers of the Sheriff's Posse who are responsible for coordinating Search and Rescue efforts in Montrose County.
Our mission is to ensure a safe and secure environment for all persons in Montrose County by providing professional law enforcement through responsive, caring, and dedicated service.
The MCSO believes in the provisions set forth in the Constitution of the United States of America. Within the halls of the MCSO, you will find copies of the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution or the "Bill of Rights" posted in high profile areas. At MCSO we respect the constitutional rights for all men to liberty, equality, and justice.
Our Community Today
Jurisdiction area of over 2200 sq. miles
Montrose County’s growth rate of 23.4% (2010 census)