Re-opening Information

Taking Precautions during re-opening for COVID-19Effective June 1, Jefferson County Offices will reopen to the public. Please contact departments and offices directly to see if they provide services online and/or are open by appointment only. 

Records Lobby Services

  • Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  for lunch
  • Walk-ins will not be accepted and will be turned away
  • Those appearing for scheduled appointments will need to do the following prior to entering the lobby:
    • Check-in while in their car by calling 303-271-5541
    • Be instructed when Records authorizes entry into the lobby
  • Access to Records will be for Fingerprinting, Open Records requests, Background checks, and Record Sealing
  • New and Renewal conceal carry permits applications will be accepted online only

Traffic Tickets

Records Requests

  • You are still encouraged to manage any records requests electronically
  • Please email the CCJRA records request to [email protected] or fax to 303-271-5552
  •  If you are needing to speak to a records technician directly, please call us at 303-271-5541
Please click on the following links for updated instructions:  

The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the processing, maintaining, archiving, retrieving and releasing of information and copies of reports in accordance with federal and state regulations and guidelines.

Records are obtained upon the completion of the application.

  • Jail records
  • Police reports
  • Background checks
  • Mugshots
  • Arrest dates

Fee Schedule for services requested acceptable payments: Visa/Mastercard, Personal check/MO/Cashiers check, Cash (coin payment restricted to $3.00)

Apply for Criminal Justice Records

Sheriff-Documents-Records-Criminal Justice Records ApplicationRecords are obtained upon the completion of the Criminal Justice Records Application (PDF).

The application may be downloaded and submitted (with fees) to one of our locations, faxed, or mailed. Please make an appointment online here to submit your request.

Mailing Address
Records Unit
200 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401


Sheriff’s Office Locations


Credit Card FormView Fees Schedule
Fees vary according to the records request. 

Acceptable payments: Visa/Mastercard, Personal check/MO/Cashiers check, Cash (coin payment restricted to $3.00)

Download the credit card payments form (PDF) if this is your desired method of payment and mail or fax with your application.

Pre-payment for most services is required.