Administrative Services Division

Thank you for visiting the Administrative Services Division web page.  Please take a moment to become familiar with the various units within the Division and consider the level of value our staff brings to the Sheriff’s Office and the community.  Human Resources, Background Investigations, Internal Affairs, Records, and Volunteer Opportunities are all critical functions to the mission success of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.  With just over 30 full time employees, the Administrative Services Division is one of the smallest Divisions.  While that may not seem like something to brag about, the volume of work completed by the small number of dedicated employees is certainly remarkable.

 

  • Background Investigations Team completes the background investigation process for all new employees and volunteers.  They ensure only the best candidates are hired with the Office.
  • Human Resources Team provides many important functions and serves as the nucleus for all personnel administration, including selection, hiring, retention, and payroll.
  • Internal Affairs receives, processes, and investigates complaints made against members of the Sheriff's Office. 
  • The Records Unit is responsible for data entry of all case reports, summons and complaints, parking citations, and FIRs (Field Interview Reports) along with numerous other duties.
  • The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Corps of Volunteers is a collective citizens group, over 500 strong, with a true and common desire to partner with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office by volunteering their services while learning more about the internal workings of the Sheriff's Office.

The Background Investigator’s responsibility is to conduct and coordinate pre-employment background investigations with the Personnel Unit. This position is often augmented by two to three investigators when Basic Deputy Sheriff Academies are planned.  The Background Investigators’ are committed to conducting background investigations in a fair and impartial manner with the goal of hiring the best qualified employees in the interest of public safety.

The Human Resources Section has the mission of providing timely, accurate support to the men and women of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office with an emphasis on personalized customer service. The Section has many important functions and serves as the nucleus for all personnel administration, to include testing, boarding, and in-processing of all newly hired personnel, processing internal transfers, promotions, and payroll. In addition, Human Resources provides guidance on personnel issues to the Command Staff, managers, and supervisors, as well as provides guidance to employees on career development, benefits, and other employment related issues.

Message from Sheriff Terry Maketa

“The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is one of the finest law enforcement agencies in the nation. We are proud of the high quality of service we provide to the citizens of El Paso County. To maintain this reputation, we must constantly strive for excellence.  It is essential that all allegations of employee misconduct are thoroughly and objectively investigated to assure the public that employee misconduct will not be tolerated and at the same time provide a vehicle whereby employees unjustly accused can be cleared of misconduct. The responsibility and authority for these investigations within the El Paso County Sheriff's Office are vested within the Support Services Bureau, Internal Affairs Unit.”

The Records Section is responsible for data entry of all case reports, summons and complaints, parking citations, and FIRs (Field Interview Reports). This Section maintains case report files, collects all statistical data for monthly submission to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) via the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS), and answers all requests for records, to include case reports, arrest records, and dispatch records, whether in printed copy or video recordings of 911 calls.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Program is composed of a collective citizens group with a true and common desire to partner with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office by volunteering their services while learning more about the internal workings of the law enforcement community. As the population in El Paso County increases, so does the demand for service on the Sheriff's Office. The use of citizen volunteers assists the Sheriff's Office in the meeting of these demands and, as the demand continues to grow, so will the need for active citizen participation.