Town of Silt

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Police Department

Levy Burris

Levy Burris is a long-time resident of the area, having graduated from Rifle High School.  He served 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and then returned to the Rifle area.  He began his law enforcement career with the Rifle Police Department in 1982.  In 1985, he joined the Garfield County Sheriff's Office and served in a number of capacities, including patrol deputy, investigator, patrol sergeant, investigations supervisor and finally, as Undersheriff.  Following an unsuccessful bid for Sheriff, levy joined the Glenwood Springs Police Department.  While at GSPD, Levy was assigned to the Western Colorado Drug Task Force and helped establish TRIDENT and GRANMET (Grand, Routt, Moffat Counties' Narcotics Enforcement Team).  After that, Levy was promoted to Patrol Sergeant and served in that capacity until transferring to the Administrative Sergeant position.  There, Levy coordinated Crime Prevention and Community Services.  He was responsible for the Professional Standards Unit. In 2007, Levy was appointed Chief of police in the Town of Silt and has worked to establish a rapport with the citizenry and develop a friendly, credible relationship with the community.

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. 

Police Department Staff

Levy Burris, Chief

Karla Scholz, Sergeant

Mike Kite, Corporal

Mike Taylor

Joe Nassetta

Angela Herrington

Chad Harris, Reserve 

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

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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