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Bernie McGovern  
Police Department
Title: Police Officer
Phone: (970) 748-4036


Responsibilities: Bernie is assigned to patrol, investigative, and administration duties. He is also assigned to the supervision over investigations and four patrol officers.

Background: Bernie was born and raised in the Duluth, Minnesota area. He became a police officer, working in Minnesota for two years. He and his family moved to Colorado in 1986. Bernie worked at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department for ten years before coming to Avon as a patrol officer. In April of 2000, Bernie achieved the position of Sergeant with the Avon Police Department.

Family: Bernie has been married since September of 1972 and he and his wife have four children.

What you should know: Bernie enjoys fishing, hunting, and ice hockey. He also enjoys time camping and hiking with his family. 

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