Sheriff Thomas Elliott began his career in 1984 when he enlisted into the U.S. Army as a military policeman. Following his military career, Sheriff Elliott moved on to serving the community of Cheyenne County as a Deputy Sheriff in 1992 where he served for 10 years. In 2006, Sheriff Elliott joined the Phillips County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy under Sheriff Scott McBee and was appointed as the Undersheriff of Phillips County in 2006 under Sheriff Rob Urbach. In 2018, he was appointed as the Interim Sheriff of Phillips County where he was later elected to proudly serve the residents of Phillips County as the Sheriff in 2019.
Sheriff Elliott maintains his goal of continued progress by prioritizing and focusing on the following:
- Protection of Constitutional Rights and Freedoms
- Enforcement of State Laws
- Aggressive pursuit of dangerous illegal drugs, crimes associated with illegal drug activity, and those who commit these crimes
- Maintain and further community relationships through positive interaction with its community members.
Phone: (970) 854-3644
Fax: (970) 854-2331