Frozen Ponds and Lake Safety

Sheriffs Office Badge 2Remember, you take a risk anytime you go out onto the #ice. Ice thickness is not consistent. Be aware of ice covered with snow. It may insulate it and keep it from freezing. #COReady


TWITTER BADGE (120x107)The search for #missing person, Zacharia Vasicek, concluded at approximately 11:00 a.m. today when search teams found his body near the #Kingston Peak Trailhead about 9 miles northwest of the city of Black Hawk. According to the Coroner, Mr. Vasicek died from an apparent self inflicted gun shot wound.

Missing Person Search

Zacharia Vasicek

Zacharia Vasicek

The Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search for 27 year old Zacharia Vasicek of Eaton, CO. Zacharia was reported missing on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 and his last known possible destination was Gilpin County. The sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help. If you have any information regarding Mr. Vasicek, please contact Investigator Jeff Collins at 303-582-1060.

Identity Theft: Love is in the Air and so are the Scams

Love Scam AlertMillions of Americans use online dating & social networking sites to meet people, but scammers also use these sites. The average loss per person during a love scam is $10K, but some have lost up to $500K. #COReady


Treat BurnTreat burns by: using “cool” water, not cold; remove clothing/diapers around the injury; cover with clean, loose bandages; seek medical attention. #COReady


Child Safe Zone - 3 Feet

Child Safe Zone – 3 Feet

Watch this FEMA cooking fire safety video for #BurnAwareness info.

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Child Hand Scald Injury60% of all scald injuries are suffered by children ages 0-4. Establish a kid-free zone. #COReady.