Welcome to the Support Operations Division web page. The Support Operations Division is comprised of over 60 personnel and is responsible for providing a communication connection between the Office and the community, as well as ensuring the required manpower and material resources are available to meet the Sheriff's Office mission requirements.
The Support Operations Division is made up of four sections.
- The Communications Section provides the link between the public and police, fire or medical assistance, answering all emergency and non-emergency requests from citizens of the unincorporated portions of El Paso County. The radio systems manager also works under the Support Operations Division. This position is responsible for providing the Sheriff's Office with coordination, resolution and acts as the primary point of contact, towards the operation of radio users’ equipment on the Pikes Peak Regional Communications Network (PPRCN) 800 MHz Trunked Radio System. The manager also is responsible for maintenance of department equipment, contracts and/or budgets for radio users’ fees and maintenance.
- Fleet Services is responsible for the acquisition, maintenance, assignment, and disposal of vehicles for which the Sheriff’s Office has responsibility. This includes maintenance and repair to over 398 units to include, but not limited to utility trailers/motorcycles, SUVs’, large wildland fire and hazardous material vehicles, special purpose units such as K-9, Mounted Patrol units, snowmobile’s, mobile Command Post, and 53 Metro VNI units.
- The Training Section is responsible for coordinating and scheduling all training within the Sheriff’s Office to include recruit training academies. This section is also responsible for the development, implementation and administration of all Sheriff’s Office training programs as well as the coordination of all training through other agencies, institutions and providers.
- The Information Technology Section provides the technology tools and support required by the Sheriff’s Office to meet its primary mission. This includes software and hardware considerations for short and long range planning levels. The IT section also provides comprehensive computer support within the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.