Weld County Sheriff 

The Weld County Sheriff's duties are established by Colorado Statutes and the Weld County Home Rule Charter and include, but are not limited to, maintenance of a county jail, service and execution of all processes, writs, precepts, and orders of the County and District Courts or presented for service by citizens pursuant to civil procedure, transportation of prisoners, security of the courthouse, search and rescue, control of grassland fires, and the investigation of crimes or breech of the peace. Some of these duties are confined to areas outside incorporated fire districts while other duties include the entire county and its citizens without regard to political subdivision boundaries.

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Steve Reams

Term: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018
email: sreams@weldgov.com
phone: 970-356-4015

image of steve reamsSheriff Steve Reams began his career with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office in 1997. During his time at the Sheriff’s Office he has held many positions in both the Detentions Division and the Patrol Division, allowing him to have an educated understanding of the day to day operations of all parts of the Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Reams oversees over 350 employees between the Patrol, Detentions, Courts, and Volunteer divisions of the Weld County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Reams is statutorily required to provide public safety services to 300,000+ residents in a 4,000 square mile county. He is responsible for the operation of the Weld County Jail which is capable of holding 850 inmates and he also serves the courts of the 19th Judicial District.