The Patrol Division provides law enforcement services, community policing, and traffic safety to the communities of unincorporated Adams County.

Tactical sections and units include Patrol, Plains, Traffic Safety Unit, DUI Enforcement, Motorcycle Unit, Juvenile Services Unit, SWAT, Mobile Field Force, K-9 Unit, Bomb Unit, Mounted Posse, Reserve Deputies and the Community Resource Team.


Fingerprinting to schedule a fingerprint appointment, click here to register online. Once you have registered, you will be provided with a scheduled time and location.

Traffic citations can be paid in person at the Traffic Safety Section window in the main lobby. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., excluding holidays.

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is currently unable to accept online payments at this time.

Payments for citations can be mailed, or paid in person, at:

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Section
4201 E. 72nd Ave., Suite C
Commerce City, CO 80022

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Sheriff Districts

Click here

Online Citation Payments

Click here

Ride-Along Application

Click here

Call 720-322-1101 For Scheduling

Ride-Along Critique

Click here

Compliments and Complaints

(720) 322-1199

Traffic Safety/Abandoned Vehicles

(720) 322-1114


Division Chief
Mark Toth
(720) 322-1101

Commander (A Platoon)
Manuel Aragon
(720) 322-1104

Commander (B Platoon)
JD Cordova
(720) 322-1103

Commander (Plains Section - District 5)
Karl Smalley
(303) 622-9797 (ext. 29)

Commander (Plains Section - District 5)
Aaron Pataluna
(303) 322-1346

Commander (Special Operations)
Michael Robbins
(720) 322-1112

Records Manager
Jana Colwell
(720) 322-1316