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Posted on: October 11, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Christina Stewart Promoted To SSPD Command Position

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-October 11, 2022-Steamboat Springs Police Department (SSPD) civilian employee Christina Stewart has been named to the new command position of Support Services Manager overseeing 13 civilians and 2 sworn members.

“We didn’t have to look far to fill this important leadership role showcasing the experience and talent within the department,” said Chief Sherry Burlingame. “Christina brings a unique perspective and skill set to our leadership team.  She will be a key executive team member as we continue to improve and strive for excellence to serve our community.” 

In her new role, Stewart is responsible for the Support Services Division which includes Community Service and Animal Control operations, Records, Evidence, Hiring, Training, and Special Events as well as managing the Internal Affairs and Peer Support programs. 

With the SSPD since 2017, Stewart held several positions within Records including most recently Records Supervisor for three years. She holds a master certification with the Colorado Certified Records Network and is a certified Administrator for the Spillman Application, an integrated law enforcement software. She is the department’s Colorado Crime Information Center Coordinator, Local Agency Security Officer, and Terminal Agency Coordinator for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. 

Prior to joining the department, Stewart worked in the private sector as owner of Rocky Mountain Business Services, LLC which provided an array of services including market research, data organization, synthesizing information, strategic planning, and analysis of workforce service demands. She also spent several years working with a law firm performing duties of a paralegal. 

“This is an exciting opportunity to help the department grow and better serve our community,” commented Stewart. “I look forward to focusing efforts on internal processes such as policy, training, and application management systems. The support services team plays a critical role in performing our mission and I embrace this collaborative endeavor.”

Stewart obtained Bachelor of the Arts degrees in business administration and management of sports industries from the University of New Haven in Connecticut. A NCAA Division II soccer player throughout college, she loves sports and has a passion for winter and outdoor recreation. She is married with a son and three stepchildren. 

The promotion was effective on September 12 and Stewart reports directly to Chief Burlingame.


Sherry Burlingame, Police Chief, 970.879.4344 or email
Christina Stewart, Support Services Division Manager, 970.879.4344 or email
Michael Lane, Communications Manager, 970.871.8220 or email

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