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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: January 24, 2019

Construction Closes Cherry Creek Trail

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Construction requires closure of Cherry Creek Trail January 28

Trail improvements include new pedestrian bridge and safer underpass 

Littleton, CO – Starting Monday, January 28, 0.5 miles of the Cherry Creek Trail from the Wabash...

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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.

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

7 PM Telephone Town Hall

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The Arapahoe County elected officials will be answering your questions live during a March, 21 Telephone Town Hall. The hour-long call is from 7-8 p.m. The topic of conversation will betting to know your newly elected Assessor, Clerk and Recorder and Sher...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Building Code Amendment

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A proposed amendment to the Arapahoe County Building Code will be heard at an April 16 public hearing. The amendment is to adopt Appendix M of the 2015 International Residential Code for family child care residential homes licensed for daycare for up to 1...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Backyard chicken and bee keeping

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On March 5, the Planning Commission recommended approval of new regulations to allow backyard bee and chicken keeping. This recommendation now goes to the Board of County Commissioners for consideration during their April 2 regular meeting  This ...

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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 project is slated to sta...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Construction Closes Cherry Creek Trail

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Construction requires closure of Cherry Creek Trail January 28

Trail improvements include new pedestrian bridge and safer underpass 

Littleton, CO – Starting Monday, January 28, 0.5 miles of the Cherry Creek Trail from the Wabash Trailhead...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

17 Mile House Tours

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Complimentary tours of the house are provided by members of the Cherry Creek Historical Society on one Saturday per month. Visitors may drop by anytime during our Open House hours to learn about the history of the property and its significance to Colorado...

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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: January 24, 2019

Construction Closes Cherry Creek Trail

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Construction requires closure of Cherry Creek Trail January 28

Trail improvements include new pedestrian bridge and safer underpass 

Littleton, CO – Starting Monday, January 28, 0.5 miles of the Cherry Creek Trail from the Wabash Trailhead...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Arapahoe County Employee Wins Fair Person of the Year

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Arapahoe County Open Spaces Employee Wins Fair Person of the Year Award

The Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows awarded the 2018 Fair Person of the Year award to Lindsay Bagby, Arapahoe County Fair coordinator, during the association’s annual conferenc...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

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The future of biking and walking in and around Arapahoe County is looking bright.

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Oct. 17 to adopt the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which includes findings, policy recommen...

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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: January 24, 2019

Construction Closes Cherry Creek Trail

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Construction requires closure of Cherry Creek Trail January 28

Trail improvements include new pedestrian bridge and safer underpass 

Littleton, CO – Starting Monday, January 28, 0.5 miles of the Cherry Creek Trail from the Wabash Trailhead...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

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The future of biking and walking in and around Arapahoe County is looking bright.

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Oct. 17 to adopt the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which includes findings, policy recommen...

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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: January 25, 2019

Teacher Arrested for Sexual Assault on a Child

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Investigators with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office have filed charges against a teacher after a Safe2Tell notification was received stating a young woman was victimized five years ago while she was his student.

After a thorough investigation...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide

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Neighbors, we need your help. Our investigators are working to solve the murder of Mark Davis on January 18 around 5:30 a.m. near an apartment building in the 14400 block of East Fremont Avenue in unincorporated Arapahoe County. ACSO Investigator Kal Gatc...

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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

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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 and the City of Centennial, effective immediately. The Open Burning Ban wi...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Employment Opportunities

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911 Dispatcher (Open through Jan. 19, 2019)Victim Advocate (Open through Jan. 22, 2019)Detention Maintenance Technician (Open through Jan. 23, 2019)Deputy Sheriff - Patrol (Open through Feb. 9, 2019)Non-Certified Deputy Sheriff (Open through Feb. 9, 2019)...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

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The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office uses a variety of ways to communicate with our community. Our monthly newsletter is a packed full of safety information,  crime prevention efforts, Sheriff's Office news and events, and much more! 

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Emergency Alert Program

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Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Burn Ban Status

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Effective July 27, 2018, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has rescinded the open burning ban that has been in effect for unincorporated Arapahoe County, City of Centennial, and the towns of Deer Trail and Foxfield. Current moisture has lowered our wildfire pot...

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