Rick Dunlap  
Sheriff's Office
Title: Montrose County Sheriff
Phone: (970) 252-4023
Sherrif Rick Dunlap


Rick is originally from Friendsville, Tennessee and has lived in Montrose County since 1981. Rick brings 17 years experience to the County and his background includes positions at the Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy, Investigator, and Patrol Sergeant and 3 years as a reserve officer with the Montrose Police Department. Rick’s vision for his department is: to provide exemplary service to the citizens of Montrose County and to building a safe and secure future for all citizens. Rick holds an Associates degree in Business Management from American Intercontinental University. Rick’s personal interests include spending time with his grandchildren, hunting, fishing, boating, riding ATV’s, and any type of outdoor activity. Rick is married to Montrose native Karen Starbuck, and has 3 children and 8 grandchildren. Rick retired from the United States Army in 1990 after serving 21 years and 2 tours of duty in Vietnam.  

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