Sheriff

Message from Sheriff McKee


I became Sheriff of Delta County in January of 2003 and am honored to be serving my fourth consecutive term. I have over 35 years of law enforcement experience, having served in dispatch, detentions, patrol, investigations as Undersheriff, and now Sheriff.

The Delta County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for law enforcement services in the unincorporated portion of Delta County’s 1,141 square miles and serves a population base of over 30,000. The Sheriff's Office employs 64 people assigned to patrol, investigations, detention, court security, dispatch, civil process and administration.

Mission Statement


Delta County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing the citizens of Delta County with effective and efficient public safety services, while adhering to the principles of the constitutions of the Unites States and the State of Colorado.

By: Diligently serving and protecting our citizens.
By: Treating every individual with dignity, courtesy, and respect.
By: Maintaining community trust through unquestioned Integrity.
By: Employing people of sound personal character and providing them with the training and equipment to perform their duties professionally and with pride.