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Police Department

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Levy Burris

Levy has been the Chief of Police for the Town of Silt since 2007 and has been in law enforcement for 30 years.  In the past he has worked for the City of Rifle, the City of Glenwood Springs, as well as Undersheriff for Garfield County.  Chief Burris also assists with many boards including TRIDENT, Communications Board, Public Safety Council and the I-70 West Training Region.

Chief Burris has extensive experience as a Public Information Officer, a Field Training Officer, development of policies and procedures to maintain acceptable and recognized practices within the law enforcement community, various types of investigations, training coordinator, experience in the Incident Command System and has worked with local, state and federal agencies during disasters.

In addition to performing law enforcement duties and taking care of the daily operations of his department, Levy also has experience in writing and administering grants, planning and organizing crime prevention programs, youth activities, seminars for civic groups, drug enforcement and enforcement of State and local liquor laws.

If you should have any questions for Chief Burris, please feel free to contact him at (970) 876-2735 or email him at levy@townofsilt.org.

Police Department Staff

Levy Burris, Chief


Mike Kite, Corporal

Karla Scholz

Mike Taylor

Joe Nassetta

Angela Herrington

How to contact us:

911 - To report crimes in progress or for emergency services

(970) 876-2735 - To report crimes not in progress, or to ask for assistance or general information

The Silt Police Department can also be reached by emailing them at siltpd@townofsilt.org

Silt Police Department

The Silt Police Department takes pride in serving the community of Silt, CO through community policing and community involvement.  Police coverage is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The Police Department office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Town of Silt
231 N. 7th Street                              Phone: 970-876-2353

PO Box 70                                       Fax: 970-876-2937
Silt, Colorado 81652                         Police: 876-2735

Business Hours: Monday through  Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
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