Public Safety - LCSO

Types of Services

The Town of Wellington contracts with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement services. The contract provides for a sergeant, a corporal and 8 deputies to provide patrol services for the town.  A desk officer is assigned at the Wellington Town Hall Annex to provide walk-in services Monday through Friday between 8 am and 5 pm.  Additional services are provided to the Town from all other divisions of the Sheriff's Office.  One deputy is 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 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 Neighborhood Services 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. The School Resource Officer instructs safety programs at the 3 schools located in Wellington, investigates criminal activity on school grounds and attends school activities.

Desk Services

VIN Inspections are conducted by the Desk Deputy at the substation located at 3735 Cleveland Ave. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Appointments are required, call 970-498-5311 to schedule a time.


 Type of Service
 VIN Inspection$20

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
  • Sherrif's Office Cadets 
  • Reserve Deputies
  • Schools
  • Town staff


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 Duathlon

For More Information

Deputies assigned to Wellington have an office located in Wellington at 3735 Cleveland Ave, 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. Matthew Cherry by email. You may also choose to follow the Wellington Squad on Facebook to stay informed. View the Sheriff's Office Annual Report

Phone Directory

Type of Call
Contact Phone Number
Emergency Law Enforcement
Non-Emergency Dispatch
Larimer County Communications Center
Motor Vehicle Accidents (Outside Town Limits)
Colorado State Patrol