Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in effect.

No Burning on Fire Weather Watch or 

Red Flag Warning days!

Look for these warnings on social media

Fire Weather Watch (1)Red Flag Warning

Press Release: BOCC authorizes Sheriff to enact fire restrictions and limited fire bans.

June 1, 2022 - Simms Fire News Release

Notice: The Community Advisory Committee will meet in person at the Ouray County 4-H Event Center, Thursday, June 24 at 4pm.

2021 Annual Report

Ouray County Sheriff's Office

The Ouray County Sheriff's office is responsible for law enforcement services, fire protection, and search and rescue services in the unincorporated areas of Ouray County. 

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Mission Statement

The Ouray County Sheriff's office is committed to providing the citizens of Ouray County with effective and efficient law enforcement. We will apply the laws of the State of Colorado and the Constitution justly and consistently while treating every individual with dignity, courtesy, and respect.