Columbine High School Records

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Columbine High School Shootings Investigation Records, April 20, 1999

Series 121 (12 Boxes)

Collection is a set of 23 CDs and DVDs containing digitized copies of all investigative files, documents, reports, audio and video recordings, images and drawings released to the public in connection with the investigation of the shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Jefferson County, Colorado, on April 20, 1999. Two student gunmen, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, killed 12 students and a teacher, and wounded 21 others before they turned the guns on themselves that day.

Paper copies of the Investigative Files found on CD #9, released and redacted pursuant to court order, contain police reports, interviews and witness statements with victims, students, teachers and others. They are organized in groups by physical location at the time of the shootings then alphabetically by name.

View the Columbine Investigation Records Finding Aid (PDF).

**The Columbine Investigation Records are now available to download online at:

Columbine litigation files have been restricted by the County Attorney’s office until the year 2116.

All remaining Columbine evidence, including the Basement Tapes, were destroyed by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in early 2011.

The materials in this collection are for use onsite in our reading room only. The Archives does NOT copy or sell CDs. We also do not copy the paper records due to the sheer volume involved.