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Interested in learning more about the Sheriff's Office?

Sign up for a ride-along! You can join a patrol deputy during a shift and see what it is like to be a Mesa County Sheriff’s deputy. This is recommended for anyone interested in a career in law enforcement or who wants to learn more about the men and women serving Mesa County.

Ready to apply?

You must be at least 18 years old.

Please print, complete, and return the application

Ride Along Program - Application (Revised 2018)

Return the application

Drop it off at our Records Office

215 Rice St
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Mail the application

Mesa County Sheriff Office
ATTN: Patrol Sgt/Ride-Along
215 Rice St
Grand Junction, CO 81501

A young man and a Mesa County Sheriff's Office Deputy smile at the camera from inside of the Deputy's patrol vehicle during a ride-along.

The following may disqualify you

  • Any felony conviction
  • Two or more misdemeanor convictions
  • Illegal drug use and/or current alcohol abuse
  • Domestic violence-related crime conviction