Alan W. Staehle


Title: Chairman, Retired County Police And Public Safety Official, Elected Official, Emergency Manager
Company: Boulder County, Ouray County, Colorado
Location: Ouray, Colorado, United States

Alan W. Staehle, Chairman, Retired County Police And Public Safety Official, Elected Official, and Emergency Manager at Boulder County and Ouray County in Colorado, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership.

Prior to becoming involved in law enforcement, Mr. Staehle spent several years with the United States Army Reserves. After high school, he was unsure of what he wanted to do with his life. Intrigued in police work after an enlightening discussion with the police chief, Mr. Staehle became an officer for the Boulder, Colorado Police Department. In the years that followed, he climbed the ranks to patrolman and supervisor before becoming the captain of patrol at the Boulder County Sheriff’s Department in 1974. Three years later, Mr. Staehle became the captain of detectives. By 1989, he had graduated from the FBI National Academy, which provided him a foundation on which to further his career. Later, from 2003 until 2013, he served as the emergency manager for Ouray County, building off his previous role as commissioner from 1995 until 2003. Today, Mr. Staehle is retired, though he continues to work with law enforcement as the undersheriff at the Boulder County Sheriff’s Department.

Since 2014, Mr. Staehle has served as the chairman of the Ray Fire Protection District. Likewise, he participates in the safety committee for his local church. An active member of his industry, he maintains affiliation with the American Medical Association, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the World Space Foundation, among other professional organizations. In 1989, Mr. Staehle was presented with the John P. Murphy Public Service Award in light of his myriad accomplishments. Earlier, in 1981, he earned the Distinguished Service Award from the Boulder Optimists. As a further testament to his success, Mr. Staehle is featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.

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