Law enforcement split appears abrupt

A growing population in Gunnison County, more visitors to the area and additional law enforcement needs present a compelling argument for the Sheriff’s Office to reassume a presence at the north end of the valley.

A longstanding contract with Mt. Crested Butte Police Department has essentially allowed for that agency to act on behalf of the Sheriff ’s Office north of Round Mountain. That arrangement, however, appears to be coming to an end.

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