• The county sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer of the county, responsible for maintaining the peace and enforcing state criminal laws.
  • The sheriff must provide court security and is required to serve and execute processes, subpoenas, writs, and orders as directed by the County and District courts.
  • The sheriff operates the county jail and must maintain and feed prisoners.
  • The sheriff is also the fire warden for prairie or forest fires in the county and is also responsible for Search and Rescue.
  • Issuance and approval of concealed handgun permits.
  • Finally, the sheriff performs certain functions in connection to civil processes, including sales of real and personal property to satisfy debt or tax liens.

 

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Sheriff Shawn Mobley

First Elected: November 2014
Current Term Expires: January 2023

 

Otero County Sheriff Shawn Mobley

222 East 2nd
La Junta CO 81050

Phone: Emergency - 911
Non-Emergency: (719) 384-5941
Fax: (719) 384-2272

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Otero County Undersheriff Matthew Wallace

222 East 2nd
La Junta CO 81050

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