In many criminal cases, protection orders are mandatory; however, without a criminal case, or if the court does not order a protection order in a specific criminal case, you can apply for a civil protection order.
To do this, visit the self-help desk at the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility at 100 Jefferson County Parkway in Golden. You will be required to complete an application, pay a fee and be heard by a judge or magistrate on the matter.
To drop a criminal protection order, please contact the district attorney or victim/witness specialist assigned to your case. You may not be allowed to drop a criminal protection order until the case is completed. To drop a civil protection order, please contact the clerk's office from where the order was granted.
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The sheriff's office accepts used cell phones and donates them to the elderly and victims of violence through a nonprofit called 911 Cell Phone Bank. Please bring your used cell phone to any sheriff's office building. The sheriff's office does not accept donations of stuffed animals for its Deputy Hugs program, but financial donations are welcome.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office does not have a "scared straight" program. If your child is enrolled in a Jefferson County school, and you believe he or she is making bad or unsafe decisions, contact your child's school resource officer. The deputy may be able to meet with your child and provide guidance, or shed light on the possible consequences of bad choices. Another resource for families is the Juvenile Assessment Center.
Warrant searches begin with the agency the warrant was assigned. Your search process varied depending on which agency is assigned to maintain the warrant. Please visit our warrants unit page to determine which agency you would like to submit a search with. Please call 303-271-6475 to determine if you have a warrant, or to inquire on the status of a warrant.
The sheriff's office accepts ammunition and firearms for destruction. Please contact the sheriff’s office before you drop off weapons and / or ammunition. When arriving at the sheriff's office, please leave all items in your vehicle and then come inside. A deputy will go with you to your vehicle to retrieve the items. DO NOT bring any weapons into the building.
View the Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s web page for detailed information on this subject.
Visit our online inmate lookup page or call 303-271-5444.
Please visit the Drug Enforcement Agency's website for information and maps of clandestine labs. To inquire about other crime activity at an address visit the address query page.
An application and fee is required to obtain copies of case reports. Please visit the case report page for more information.
If you live in Jefferson County, you may receive a verification of a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) by going by one of our precincts or by calling JeffCom’s non-emergency number at 303-271-0211 to set up a time to meet with a deputy if your vehicle is inoperable. You must provide proof of ownership, VIN and vehicle description and current mileage. To obtain a certified VIN inspection please contact Colorado State Patrol. You can visit our Vehicle Inspection page for more information.
You may obtain an application and more information about employment by visiting the Sheriff’s careers page.
Visit our crime mapping page to see detailed information on the crime that has been reported in a given area.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office maintains listings for registered sex offenders residing in unincorporated Jefferson County. Citizens can access a free list by visiting our registered sex offender page; this online list adheres to state law restrictions. To obtain a list in person, visit one of the sheriff's office's three locations. Customers must provide photo identification and must complete an application for criminal justice records form. There is a $5 fee for the list. Listings available are for offenders registered in unincorporated Jefferson County only.
Call the evidence vault at 303-271-5656 to make an appointment. The investigating deputy must release the property before the owner can claim his or her property at the evidence vault. Photo identification is required. Learn more on our evidence and property return page.
The Sheriff's Office accepts all comments and complaints regarding its employees or its procedures and complainants may remain anonymous. The internal affairs unit investigates all complaints and allegations of employee misconduct. Complaints can be made three various ways. Please visit the webpage for details.
Liquor license applicants must submit a completed application package obtained from the Jefferson County Clerk to the Board's Office for processing. For more information on liquor licenses, see the Clerk to the Board’s liquor licensing and permits web page.
There are three ways to send a commendation or complaint. Please visit the Commendations and Complaints web page in our Contact section for more information.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office ride-along program offers interested citizens the opportunity to accompany a deputy during his or her patrol shift. Please visit our ride-along page for more information.
You may obtain a patch by submitting a request to our community relations office:
To obtain directions to the Sheriff’s Office please visit the appropriate location.
Found property is held for 90 days. If it is not claimed, the finder can have the property if approved by the sheriff or his representative.
Visit our identity theft page and scroll to "What to do if you believe your identity has been stolen." These useful tips and links can help you recover from this crime.
In unincorporated Jefferson County there are no allotments or ownership aspects for on-street parking on public streets. There is no regulation that states where a property owner or their guests must park, other than if it is blocking access to someone's driveway or is causing a hazard. There is also no regulation related to the number of properly licensed and operable vehicles that a person can own and park. If any of the vehicles become inoperable, abandoned, or are causing some sort of hazard then Planning and Zoning can address their location. It is recommended to have a conversation with your neighbor about the parking situation to determine if there is an amicable solution to the issue.
Please call our nonemergency number at 303-277-0211 to report an abandoned vehicle.
For more information on your options for barking dogs, visit our problem barking page.
Information on graffiti, including a list of helpful resources, is available on our graffiti page.
Read about the emergency preparedness network on our CodeRED Phone Registry page.
For more information regarding the slash events offered by Jefferson County, visit the slash collection website.
Please visit our traffic tickets page for information on how to pay a traffic ticket.
Starting October 15, 2018, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will no longer provide fingerprint services. For more information visit the Fingerprinting page.