Brett Schroetlin is a Colorado native and has been a resident of Grand County since 2002. He enrolled in the Police Academy in 2000 and has been a certified peace officer since that time. Schroetlin was hired by the Grand County Sheriff’s Office in August 2002. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant and lieutenant. He was a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) instructor, served on the Grand County Drug Task Force, Grand County Underage Alcohol Task Force, and as a team leader of the Special Response Team. In 2006, Schroetlin accepted a position with the Fraser-Winter Park Police Department as a sergeant, with a promotion to commander. He has over 1,600 hours of specialized law enforcement education and training, and worked as a detective / K9 handler. In 2015 Schroetlin was elected Sheriff of Grand County.