# John anderson
Retired Castle Rock Commander seeks DougCo sheriff office
(John Anderson for Sheriff) (Douglas County, Colo.) John Anderson promises to beef up patrols to protect residents if he’s elected Douglas County Sheriff. Anderson, who also ran for the office in 2014, said the county has kept about 11 road patrol officers on a standard shift since 2006. Between 2006 and 2021, Douglas County’s population grew from 263,621 to 368,990.
Meet the candidates: Who’s running for Douglas County Sheriff
Graphics from Douglas County Sheriff's Office. (Douglas County, Colo.) When voters get their primary ballots in June, a familiar name won’t be on the Republican ballot. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock is retiring after a 43-year law enforcement career, including eight years as Douglas County Sheriff.