Sheriff News

El Paso Teller 9-1-1 Authority Awards 13 year old as 9-1-1 Hero

November 15, 2019 - 2:30pm

On September 14, 2019, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office call taker, Janell Peralta, answered a 9-1-1 call from a twelve (now thirteen) year old girl.  This brave individual called 9-1-1 when her mother began experiencing some medical issues and was unable to call.  

Suicide at the El Paso County Jail

November 12, 2019 - 6:05am

On Tuesday November 12, 2019, at approximately 1:42 AM, a medical emergency was declared in a male housing ward at the El Paso County Jail.

Sheriff's Office Concludes Investigation into Officer Involved Shooting

August 15, 2019 - 4:35pm


On August 15, 2019, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office concluded its investigation into the Officer Involved Shooting concerning De'Von Bailey and turned its findings over to the Fourth Judicial District Attorney's Office for review.