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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Little kids, big trucks, family fun at annual Public Works Play Date

June 7 Play Date

Community members are invited to attend Arapahoe County’s annual Public Works Play Date - a free community event for families to experience fun and educational activities related to the services provided by the County’s public works an...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

County resident’s taskforce to assess county needs kicks off work

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For release: May 17, 2019

Contact:

MICHELLE HALSTEAD

Direct: 303-795-4530

Email: mhalstead@arapahoegov.com

County resident’s taskforce to assess county needs kicks off work

 

Aurora, CO – Residents from across Arapahoe County began their work t...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Taskforce named to review Arapahoe County needs, make recommendations to commissioners

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LITTLETON, CO – The Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners today announced the formation of an advisory task force that will help guide the Board as it makes decisions regarding future county needs.

The Long Range Planning Committee will review th...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Lifesaving Location Data Now Available to Arapahoe County 9-1-1 Authority

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LITTLETON, CO – Easily confirming the location of mobile callers is now possible for local emergency responders as a result of the Arapahoe County 9-1-1 Authority’s implementation of the RapidSOS NG911 Clearinghouse.

“The firs...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Arapahoe County approves new regulations for beekeeping and backyard chickens

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LITTLETON, CO – The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved new regulations to allow backyard bee and chicken keeping in unincorporated residential areas effective April 30, 2019. The new rules are a result of a two-year, commun...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Aid to Agencies

Aid to Agencies

Arapahoe County invites non-profits to apply for Aid to Agencies grants Funds available in 2020 for human services, health, and crisis aid organizations Littleton, Colo. — The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners is seeking gran...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Construction to begin on iconic red barn at 17 Mile House Farm Park

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CENNTENIAL, CO – The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado State Historical Fund. Construction on the $320,000 proj...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Arapahoe County property tax statements have arrived

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Littleton, CO – Arapahoe County residents should have received their 2018 property tax statements in the mail this week.

“The Arapahoe County Treasurer’s Office serves as the single point of property tax collection for more than 400 different taxi...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Arapahoe County Adopts 2019 Budget

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LITTLETON, CO --- The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners has adopted a $404.3 million budget for 2019 that reflects the County’s commitment to its Align Arapahoe goals of Service First, Quality of Life and Fiscal Responsibility.

County revenues ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Little kids, big trucks, family fun at annual Public Works Play Date

June 7 Play Date

Community members are invited to attend Arapahoe County’s annual Public Works Play Date - a free community event for families to experience fun and educational activities related to the services provided by the County’s public works an...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Resident’s taskforce to assess county needs kicks off work

Resident's Taskforce

For release: May 17, 2019

Contact:

MICHELLE HALSTEAD

Direct: 303-795-4530

Email: mhalstead@arapahoegov.com

County resident’s taskforce to assess county needs kicks off work

 

Aurora, CO – Residents from across Arapahoe County began their work t...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

County Conversations

County Conversations

Arapahoe County is the fastest growing county in Colorado. And why wouldn’t it be? Our cities and communities feature some of the best quality of life our state has to offer. But accommodating that success, and the growth it brings with it, requires caref...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Aid to Agencies

Aid to Agencies

Arapahoe County invites non-profits to apply for Aid to Agencies grants Funds available in 2020 for human services, health, and crisis aid organizations Littleton, Colo. — The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners is seeking gran...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Get Involved in Arapahoe County

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There are many ways citizens can get involved, from volunteering to serving on a citizen board or committees.

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Open Spaces Volunteer Opportunities

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Get involved with Open Spaces. Learn more about Volunteer Opportunities for the Fair, Fall Festival and year-round activities. 

See current opportunities through Volunteer Connections

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Construction to begin on iconic red barn at 17 Mile House Farm Park

17 Mile House Farm Park Iconic Red Barn with windmill

CENNTENIAL, CO – The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado State Historical Fund. Construction on the $320,000 project is slated to sta...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Construction to begin on iconic red barn at 17 Mile House Farm Park

17 Mile House Farm Park Iconic Red Barn with windmill

CENNTENIAL, CO – The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado State Historical Fund. Construction on the $320,000 project is slated to sta...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

ACSO investigating overnight shooting death of teen

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Investigators say homicide is not school related and there are no suspects at large

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old victim outside his home in the 21500 block of East Powers Lane last nig...

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Sheriff's Office Citizen Notification
Posted on: April 15, 2019

When there’s an emergency, who are you going to call? 9-1-1 dispatchers

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When you need urgent help, they’re there. 24/7, 365 days a year, when you call 9-1-1, an Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office public safety dispatcher will answer your call.  That’s why the ACSO is taking this week to ho...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Investigators looking for man who tried to sexually assault woman in Centennial

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The subject is described as a white male wearing black jeans, a black jacket with a hoodie, and a black mask that hid everything but his eyes. The victim describes him as a white male, approximately 6-foot tall and weighing around 200 pounds. 

Any...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Investigators arrest Arapahoe High teacher on charges of sexually assaulting a student

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Investigators responded to the school and conducted a preliminary investigation along with school staff after receiving a tip from a student anonymously through the reporting system Safe2Tell.  Investigators developed enough probable cause that t...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

ACSO hosts grand opening for Sheriff’s Office Substation

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is opening a new substation that will serve some 25,000 residents in the Four Square Mile and Holly Hills neighborhoods. The neighborhoods are within the Precinct 5 patrol service area. While the ACSO has always had a ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Video visit an inmate in the Arapahoe County jail from anywhere

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Visiting an inmate in the Arapahoe County Detention facility just got easier. Instead of driving to the facility to speak to your friend or loved one through a video kiosk, you can now visit with them from virtually anywhere with internet access and a fre...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

ACSO arrests man for first degree murder after he allegedly shot neighbor in parking dispute

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Johnson was originally held on charges of attempted first degree murder. However, after the victim, Anthony Cunningham, 46, was pronounced deceased on February 18, 2019, the charges were amended against Johnson to first degree murder.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

ACSO arrests man for luring child

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Investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Denver man for luring a child online and attempting to sexually assault her – while he is out on bond for the s...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

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Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park, the City of Centennial, Town of Foxfield, and Town of Deer Trail, effecti...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Sheriff Implements Open Burning Ban

Burn Ban Status

Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park and the City of Centennial, effective immediately. The Open Burning Ban wi...

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Posted on: May 25, 2019

Coffee With A Cop

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Join your neighbors and deputies for coffee and conversation and build relationships one cup at a time.

The mission of Coffee with a Cop is to break down the barriers between deputies and the citizens they serve. By removing agendas and allowing opportunit...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Volunteer as a Victim Advocate

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Looking for a rewarding way to give back? Volunteer as a victim advocate.You'll work with victims of crime and those who've experienced a traumatic event. It really does take a a special person with a big heart. If that's you, apply today!  

Victi...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Urgent Need for a New Jail

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Walls crumble, sew- age backs up, inmates crowd into pods, while the staff struggles to provide basic mental and behavioral health assistance inside the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office jail. The Detention Facility was built in 1986 to hold 386 ...

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