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 Operations
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 Commander in February 2007.
Message: "Take responsibility for your own actions."
Commander of Support Services
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 Commander in September 2016.
Message: "High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation."
Sergeant Steve Brown joined the Fort Morgan Police Department May of 2000. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology: Emphasis in Criminal Justice from the University of Northern Colorado. He served in the United States Air Force and the Colorado Air National Guard for 7 years. Steve recently became the Administrative Sergeant for the department. During his tenure with the department he has been a patrol officer, bicycle patrol officer, Special Response Team member, field training officer, detective, patrol sergeant, FTO Supervisor, SFST Instructor, and detective sergeant.
Message: "Change is not merely necessary to life, it is life."
Michelle Miller joined the Fort Morgan Police Department in April of 2018. She is a graduate from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor's of Science degree.
Message: "Always be willing to learn something new."