Sheriff's Services

Animal Shelter

The Grand County Animal Shelter promotes and protects public safety and animal care through sheltering, pet placement programs, education, and animal law enforcement. The Shelter’s purpose is to provide responsive, efficient, and high-quality animal care and control services that preserve and protect public and animal safety.

Learn more about the Animal Shelter


Stay updated with Grand County emergency information and register your cell phone with the Emergency Notification System.

Learn more about the CodeRED® Emergency Notification System

Concealed Handgun Permits

As directed by state statute, the Sheriff’s Office in each county is responsible for issuing concealed handgun permits to residents of that county. 

Learn more about obtaining Concealed Handgun Permits

Gun Locks

With the help of Project Childsafe, the Sheriff’s Department has free gun locks available while the supply lasts. You may pick them up at the Grand County Sheriff’s Department in Hot Sulphur Springs.

No Trespassing Signs

Metal "No Trespassing" signs are available for $25.00 each. Signs can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office.

VIN Inspections

VIN inspections can be performed by any Colorado law enforcement officer, the Sheriff's Office, or the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). All vehicles coming in from another state must have a VIN inspection performed prior to being titled and registered in Colorado.

Learn more about VIN Inspections