Public Safety

Types of Services
The Town of Wellington contracts with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement services. The contract provisions are for 1 sergeant and 5 deputies to provide patrol services for the town with support from all other divisions of the Sheriff's Office. There is 1 deputy assigned as the School Resource Officer at Wellington Middle School. When deputies assigned to the town are not on duty or need additional deputies to respond to calls for service, deputies respond from other districts in the north portion of the county.

Deputies assigned to Wellington focus on establishing a community oriented police presence within the town. Deputies are responsible for traffic enforcement, criminal law enforcement, and providing limited animal control duties when the Town's Code Enforcement Officer is unavailable. They enforce Wellington's Municipal Ordinances in addition to applicable county, state and federal laws.

Deputies in Wellington conduct their patrol duties using marked patrol cars, bicycles and foot patrols. Deputies assist the School Resource Officer in handling safety programs and criminal activity at the 3 schools located in Wellington in addition to attending school activities.

Community Involvement

Deputies assigned to Wellington work alongside the following groups to identify the needs of the community and respond to those needs:
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Business owners
  • Citizen Volunteers
  • Explorer Scouts
  • Reserve Deputies
  • Schools
  • Town staff
Activities
The Sheriff's Office participates in community activities including:
  • Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT)
  • Christmas Parade
  • Harvest Day
  • Independence Day activities
  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days
  • Relay for Life
  • Rice/Eyestone 5K
  • Town Easter Egg Hunt
  • Wellington Middle School Eagle Fit Biathlon
For More Information
Deputies assigned to Wellington have an office located in Wellington Town Hall, 3735 Cleveland Avenue, where they are able to complete many of their administrative tasks without driving to the Sheriff's Office Administration Building in Fort Collins.

For more information, please contact Sgt. Michael Rairdon by email. You may also choose to follow the Wellington Squad on Facebook to stay informed.

Phone Directory

Type of Call
Contact Phone Number
Emergency Law Enforcement
911
Non-Emergency Larimer County Communications Center
970-416-1985
Motor Vehicle Accidents (Outside Town Limits)
Colorado State Patrol
970-224-3027