Fiscal & Compliance Services

General Information

Fiscal & Compliance Services encompasses Budget and Finance, Detentions Accreditation, Contract Compliance, the Concealed Handgun Program and Extra Duty Services. The Budget and Finance Section is comprised of four (4) major functional areas: Accounting/Finance, Budget, Payroll and Grants Management, which, in conjunction, provide overall quality and integrity of the Sheriff’s Office financial management and control system.  The Accreditation Section is responsible for maintaining accreditation through standards compliance with the American Correctional Association (ACA), National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC), Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).  The Accreditation team is also responsible for maintaining policies and procedures that direct operations within the Detention Bureau, oversight and maintenance of all Detention Bureau Standard Operating Procedures, as well as Roll Call Training.

This Division also has oversight of contracts / contracted services, such as food service and medical services provided within the Criminal Justice Center (CJC).  Our on-site contracted medical provider provides medical service inside CJC 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days each year and is capable of performing general medical care and basic dental procedures.  When inmates require more extensive or intricate care, they are transported to an appropriate off-site medical facility, constantly remaining under direct supervision of at least one (1) deputy sheriff.   The Medical Section staff members include management staff, a physician, a nurse practitioner, RNs, LPNs, Certified Medical Assistants, Dentist, Dental Technician, medical records staff, Mental Health Clinicians, Psychiatrist and Mental Health Director.  Our on-site contracted food service provider prepares two (2) hot meals and one (1) sack lunch meal each day of the year.  Currently, operations have been diverted to a Mobile Kitchen set-up while our Kitchen undergoes renovations to the floor, ceiling and roof.  During Mobile Kitchen operations, our food service provider prepares one (1) hot meal and two (2) sack meals each day.  Renovations are anticipated for completion in mid-October 2015, at which time normal food preparation procedures will return.

The Concealed Handgun Program and Extra Duty services are completed by one combined team of staff.  These individuals oversee the concealed handgun application, approval and renewal process, as well as scheduling and accounting (for payroll reporting purposes) functions related to Extra Duty services which offer sworn staff to local businesses upon request for such assistance.

Direct contact information can be obtained by viewing the specific areas.  All concerns / complaints related to Finance / Budget, Accreditation, Contracts / Contracted services, the Concealed Handgun Program and/or Extra Duty should be directed to Wendy Habert at 2739 East Las Vegas St, Colorado Springs, CO, 80906 / (719) 390-2104 /


The accreditation process offers the opportunity to evaluate operations against national standards, remedy deficiencies, and upgrade the quality of correctional programs and services.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Budget and Finance Section is comprised of four major functional areas: Accounting/Finance; Budget; Payroll and Grants Management, which, in conjunction with each other, provide overall quality and integrity of the Sheriff’s Office financial management and control system.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is pleased to provide you with the following information in order to assist you with the Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) application process. On this page you will find the following information to guide you: application, information packet, required fees, procedures and guidelines for the program. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Concealed Handgun Program complies with Colorado Revised Statutes regarding concealed handgun permits. (Colorado Revised Statutes 18-12-203 through 18-12-207)

The healthcare staff at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Justice Center (CJC) provide emergency, preventive, and chronic care for all inmates regardless of legal custody status. Also, care is provided regardless of the ability to pay a co-pay fee allowed by Colorado Revised Statute.