CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4)– Douglas County Undersheriff Tony Spurlock has been appointed as the Sheriff of Douglas County.
Spurlock was unanimously appointed as the 33rd Douglas County Sheriff on Wednesday morning by the Board of County Commissioners.
The sheriff vacancy was left by former Sheriff David Weaver. Weaver was appointed to the Board of County Commissioners which filled the vacancy created by the departure of Commissioner Jack Hilbert.
Spurlock has served Douglas County for over 33 years. He started with Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in 1980 as a dispatcher and then rose through all the commissioned ranks.
Over the years he worked his way up through various positions, including commander of the Detentions, Patrol, and Investigations Divisions, Bureau Chief and Undersheriff for former Sheriff Weaver.
Sheriff Spurlock is a Colorado native and he lives in Douglas County.