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Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy recognized by Colorado General Assembly

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February 22, 2017
Captain Kevin Duffy from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received commendations by the Senate and House of Representatives.
Published on February 21, 2017 in 2017, Breaking News & Personal and Public Safety


At the Colorado State Capitol following presentation of commendations from the Colorado Senate and House of Representatives to Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Kevin Duffy for the Colorado Attorney General’s Excellence in Law Enforcement Award. From left to right: Douglas County Commissioner David Weaver, Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas, Captain Kevin Duffy, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock, and Douglas County Commissioner Roger Partridge.
Surrounded by family, friends, co-workers and members of the Colorado General Assembly, Douglas County Deputy, Captain Kevin Duffy, received commendations as the recipient of the Colorado Attorney General’s Excellence in Law Enforcement Award.

The Award is presented annually to a peace officer who has exhibited extraordinary efforts of valor, crime prevention, investigative work, community outreach, and other law enforcement functions.

Captain Duffy received the award at the request of the Douglas County Legislative Delegation: Colorado State Representatives Polly Lawrence, Patrick Neville, Kim Ransom, and Kevin Van Winkle, as well as State Senators Chris Holbert and Jim Smallwood.

Captain Duffy, Commander of the Detention Division, has served in the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office for more than 28 years, in the Patrol, Investigations and Detention divisions.

In his current role, Captain Duffy supports detention programs that help prepare inmates for release, including treatment for anger management and drug and alcohol abuse; support in parenting skills; mental health treatment; and support for earning their GEDs.

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