Law Enforcement

New Tahoe-ResMission

To provide excellent quality of life by working cooperatively with the community, developing partners, and displaying teamwork with the framework of the United States Constitution.

A Message from the Law Enforcement Bureau Chief

The Law Enforcement Bureau represents the investigative and enforcement arm of the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office. The bureau is divided into two divisions, Patrol and Investigations, each headed by a Captain. The bureau is responsible for:

  • Responding to calls for service over the 2,400 square miles of unincorporated Pueblo County
  • Investigations of major crimes, including the collection of evidence and the forensic examination of computers and cell phones
  • Enforcement of traffic laws
  • Safe and secure retention of records
  • Civil process
  • Secure storage of evidentiary items
  • Special Weapons and Tactics Team
  • Oversight of the volunteers on the Courier Team
  • A Community Organization for Victim Assistance (ACOVA) which serves victims of crime or circumstance
  • Crime analysis
  • School Resource Officer (SRO) and Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program
  • Law enforcement services at Colorado State University-Pueblo

The Law Enforcement Bureau is also responsible for Concealed Handgun Permits (CHP). The applications are accepted, the background checks are completed and a decision of issuing the permit is given within 90 days.

Bureau Chief David J. Lucero