Help Me With...

Select from list
My Residential Property
My Driver's License or Vehicle Registration
Requesting Assistance
Health Department


Select from list
My Property Valuation
Understanding My Valuation
Paying My Property Tax
Neighborhood Sales
Building Permits
Vehicle Registration - New Stickers
Vehicle Registration - New Vehicle
Drivers License - New or Renew
New Resident Vehicle Registration
Adult Protection
Child Welfare
Child Support
Child Care
Financial Assistance
Medical Assistance
Food Assistance
Register to Vote / Update Voter Registration
Upcoming Election Information
Ballot Drop Box Locations
Voter Service and Polling Centers
Birth/Death Records
Restaurant Inspections
Community Health
Child Care Center Inspections
Septic System Inspections
Emergency Preparedness & Response
Disease Surveillance
Mental and Behavioral Health Education
Community Health and Clinical Services
Women, Infants and Children


× Close


Protect your family’s hard-earned money, don’t fall victim to common scams this spring

Douglas County law enforcement urges citizens to remain vigilant at home and online.

Posted on March 30, 2022 2022News and EventsPublic Safety


Information provided by the 18th Judicial D.A and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Did you know aging adults and senior citizens are often the most vulnerable when it comes to scams? Because scammers never take a vacation, we’re sharing resources to help you safeguard yourself and members of your family.

The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Consumer Fraud Protection Division has a warning that travel-related scams are common right now as the industry ramps up for the year.

Use extreme caution when making online reservations or purchases and verify the validity of websites before entering any personal information.

You can call their Consumer Hot Line at 720-874-8574 to ask questions or provide complaints about suspected scams.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is also monitoring multiple reports of scammers who call residents, claim to work for Xcel Energy then request a bank transfer for payment.

The Sheriff’s Office found Xcel Energy would never ask a customer to pay via a bank transfer, gift card or any other unusual method. You can protect yourself by being cautious when answering unsolicited phone calls from anyone claiming to be a service provider. When in doubt, hang up and call a verified number.

You can also call the Sheriff’s Office at 303-660-7505 to report a crime or suspected crime.

For more resources for older adults visit Aging Resources of Douglas County.

Your County. Your News. Get it first.

Be among the first to receive news as it happens. Subscribe to our online news push, and select your specific news focus and delivery preferences. Visit the Live Town Hall page and register for Town Hall notifications to ensure you are contacted to participate in future community conversations about topics important to you. Both services are free, and you can unsubscribe at any time. And don’t forget to follow Douglas County on Nextdoor, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Sign Up Now!