Chief of Public Safety
Chief of Public Safety Paul Schultz started with the Fort Morgan Police Department in 2017. Chief Schultz has 44 years of law enforcement experience with the last 22 years as Chief of Police. His responsibilities in Fort Morgan include managing all law enforcement related services, emergency management, animal control, code enforcement, parking enforcement and emergency communications. He has a Master's Degree from the University of Colorado at Denver in Administration of Justice and is a graduate of the FBI Command College and the Senior Management Institute for Police. He is the former Director of Colorado's Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (POST). Chief Schultz also teaches college level criminal justice courses at Regis University in Denver. He is the past president of both the Police Chiefs Association of Nebraska and the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police. He currently is the Chairman of the Professional Standards Committee for the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police and also serves on the Crime Prevention Committee for the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Chief Schultz was recently appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to serve on the State of Colorado Justice Assistance Grant Board.
Message: "Stay in School"
Commander of Support Services
Commander Jared Crone started with the Fort Morgan Police Department in 1991. During his career he has been a patrol officer, field training officer, patrol sergeant, and is currently the Team Commander of the Department's Multi-Agency Special Response Team. Jared was promoted to Support Services Commander in February 2007.
Message: "Take responsibility for your own actions."
Commander of Operations
Commander Loren Sharp started with the Fort Morgan Police Department in 1994. During his career he has been a patrol officer, bicycle patrol officer, K-9 handler, field training officer, school resource officer, special enforcement team coordinator, FTO supervisor, patrol sergeant, detective, and detective sergeant for investigations. Loren was promoted to Operations Commander in September 2016.
Message: "High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation."
Administrative Assistant Bev Morford started with the Fort Morgan Police Department in 2014. She bring over 30 years of administrative and clerical background to our team.
Message: "Don't be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams."