# Rural colorado
“It is happening here": Douglas County fentanyl abuse echoes statewide, national trends
Needles sit on the ground amidst other trash.Jonathon Gonzalez on Unsplash. (Douglas County, Colo.) Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock has seen overdose rates in his community rise significantly since 2019.
Majority of Douglas County residents satisfied with local law enforcement
One question of a recent Douglas County survey.Douglas County. (Douglas County, Colo.) A survey of Douglas County residents found that most respondents have a favorable view of the law enforcement agencies and officers in their communities.