Press Releases

View the latest news from the City of Sheridan by clicking the links below. If you have questions or would like to request more information, please contact the public information officer.

Press Releases 2023

SPD Responds to Verdict in Ofc. Shawn Ralph Case

Today, a jury in the 18th Judicial District Court found Sheridan Police Officer Shawn Ralph not guilty of third-degree and attempted third-degree assault regarding an incident involving an adult female on September 3, 2021.  

Ofc. Ralph has been on administrative leave but will now rejoin the department since he has been acquitted of the charges against him. The Sheridan Police Department will now conduct an internal investigation of the matter and take appropriate action based upon the outcome of the investigation. 

We are committed to providing the best training for our officers on how to properly respond, and more importantly, how to react to all situations they may be confronted with. 

The Sheridan Police Department is moving forward united in its mission to enhance the life of the people we serve, and to build positive community relationships that make our department stronger. 

No additional statements or interviews will be given at this time. Please direct all media inquiries to Amy Woodward, Public Information Officer at or via phone at: 720-618-1054.

Press Releases 2022

Surveillance Video from Early Morning Burglary at Springs Automotive

On August 25, 2022, at approximately 03:31, officers responded to Springs Automotive at 4411 Santa Fe in reference to an alarm. When the responding Sergeant arrived on scene, he observed a silver Dodge Charger in the intersection at Santa Fe and Radcliff Ave. As the Sergeant approached the silver Dodge Charger, the dodge attempted to go around the police vehicle and drove off jumping the curb and drove north on Natchez Ct.

At the same time, three separate vehicles exited the parking lot of Springs Automotive that belonged to the dealership. The three vehicles that were stolen are:

A Silver Ford Focus 2016

A Black Bentley Continental 2007

Dark Green Jeep Wrangler 2007 

Per the Sheridan Police Department's Vehicle Pursuit Policy, officers cannot pursue vehicles in property crimes absent of serious violence.

The Sheridan Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects. If you have any information, please contact our tip line at: 303-438-3236.

Attached are two surveillance videos retrieved from Springs Automotive.  YouTube Video

For additional information, please contact Amy Woodward, Public Information Officer.