Sheriff Tony G. Spurlock
He was first elected Sheriff in 2015 and re-elected for a second term in November 2018. Sheriff Spurlock started with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in 1980 as a dispatcher. Over the years he worked his way up through various positions, including commander of the Detentions, Patrol and Investigations Divisions, Bureau Chief and Undersheriff.
Since taking office, Sheriff Spurlock created a partnership with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office for a POST Academy to accommodate 50+ cadets annually. He also created a unique a public-private partnership in building a state-of-the-art driving track located in Douglas County. This law enforcement training track also provides a teen driving school for the public with an emphasis on accident avoidance, vehicle maneuvering, and overall safe driving skills aimed helping to keep our youth drivers safe.
Sheriff Spurlock’s important partnerships with law enforcement agencies at all levels has benefited Douglas County citizens immeasurably. He has cultivated a safe environment for families to live and a place for businesses to thrive and prosper.