March 27, 2011
Steamboat Springs Police Department officers and Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies, from left, JD Paul, Seth Merrick, Jake Carlson, Evan Noble, Kurtis Luster, and Sam Silva start their timed 300-yard run at the high school track while trying out for a new inter-agency tactical team.
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Sheriff’s Office and Police Department pooling resources to make joint team
Routt County’s two largest law enforcement agencies are developing a team of their fittest, most skilled officers to serve on the SWAT team. Officials with the Routt County Sheriff’s Office and the Steamboat Springs Police Department say that by creating a team between the two agencies they hope to save money by combining resources and quicken response times.