Here are three different ways to do your own search for criminal records or do a background criminal record search in Colorado. To find the free searches, scroll down the page. If it says “Pay Site,” that means the agency or company asks that you pay for your search.
1) Colorado Warrants and Most Wanted Directory. Search for criminal wants and warrants in Colorado.
2) Free searches - listed below. Colorado provides free statewide inmate and registered offender databases, and criminal court record databases from Boulder and Denver Counties. Those resources are listed below, along with databases for PACER U.S. District Court criminal records (requires registration and a small fee), and court docket and inmate databases from available counties. You may also use the “Court Dockets” resource listed below to search for current criminal court cases in all counties and districts.
3) Colorado Judicial Branch. The Colorado Judicial Branch provides a service at CoCourts.com that will allow you to search court records in all counties for a maximum fee of $7 per search. If you are mainly interested in statewide criminal court records, we recommend this option.
4) Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Another option is to use the resource below for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and order an instant statewide arrest history check. This does not include court case information or dispositions, so we recommend also using one of the aforementioned services. If you are mainly interested in arrests, this is a good option. The CBI search does not include U.S. Federal Records, so we recommend a PACER and Federal Bureau of Prisons search as well.
Beyond Colorado -- If you are interested in a nationwide search, we offer Search Systems State, National, and International Criminal Records. Be advised, a nationwide search will only include four databases from Colorado – Denver County preliminary hearings for felonies and misdemeanors, Corrections records for current inmates, registered offenders, and Southern Ute Indian Tribe registered offenders. Outside of that, it includes over 450 million criminal records from the other 49 states, plus over 70 national and international terrorist, debarred persons, and most wanted databases. The cost per search is $14.95 and results are immediate. See Inside Edition's report on YouTube.
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|Court Dockets |
Find county County Court and District Court dockets.
|Court Records | BIS |
The Colorado Judicial Branch recommends this Background Information Services (BIS) service to search for court records in all Colorado counties. Requires signup and search fees.
|Court Records | CoCourts.com Pay Site|
Use this Colorado Judicial Branch recommended CoCourts.com service to search for court records in all Colorado counties. Requires signup and search fees.
|Criminal Histories Pay Site|
Colorado Bureau of Investigation Records Check system.
|Inmates | Department of Corrections |
Search Colorado Department of Corrections records for currently incarcerated offenders by DOC number, date of birth, name, and/or sex.
|Inmates | Parole Eligibility |
Colorado Department of Corrections current parole board calendar.
|Inmates | VineLink |
Colorado Sheriff Office inmate searches in Colorado from VineLink.
|Sex Offenders |
Colorado Bureau of Investigation registry.
|7th Judicial District Court Dockets |
Browse this Colorado 7th Judicial District Court list of weekly County court dockets in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. Includes Delta, Montrose, Gunnison, Ouray, Hinsdale, and San Miguel counties.
|Arapahoe County | Inmates |
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office inmate search.
|Avon Police - Arrests & Incidents |
Avon Police Department weekly reports on arrests, incidents and crime statistics. Select STATISTICS to start.
|Boulder County |
Boulder County dockets and case records.
|Boulder County | Inmates & Daily Booking |
PDF lists of Boulder County current inmates and daily booking reports.
|Court Records | PACER U.S. District Court of Colorado Pay Site|
Search the U.S. District Court of Colorado PACER system for Federal civil & criminal court records. PACER require registration and a small fee for each search.
|Delta County Court Weekly Dockets |
Browse this Colorado 7th Judicial District Court list of weekly Delta County court dockets in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
|Denver County | Court Records |
Denver County court record index and court calendars.
|El Paso County Inmates |
Inmate search from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
|Garfield County Inmates |
Garfield County Sheriff current inmate roster.
|Gunnison County Court Weekly Dockets |
Browse this Colorado 7th Judicial District Court list of weekly Gunnison County court dockets in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
|Hinsdale County Court Weekly Dockets |
Browse this Colorado 7th Judicial District Court list of weekly Hinsdale County court dockets in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
|Jefferson County | Inmates |
Current inmate search from the Jefferson County Sheriff Office.
|Mesa County | Inmates |
Mesa County Detention Facility inmate search.
|Montrose County Court Weekly Dockets |
Browse this Colorado 7th Judicial District Court list of weekly Montrose County court dockets in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
|Ouray County Court Weekly Dockets |
Browse this Colorado 7th Judicial District Court list of weekly Ouray County court dockets in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
|Pitkin County | Inmates |
Inmate list from the Pitkin County Sheriff.
|Pueblo County Inmate Search |
Provided by the Pueblo County Sheriff's Department. Search for inmates by name and view information including full name, DOB, inmate number, and photo.
|San Miguel County Court Weekly Dockets |
Browse this Colorado 7th Judicial District Court list of weekly San Miguel County court dockets in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
|San Miguel County | Inmates |
List of current inmates from the San Miguel County Sheriff Office.
|Sheridan Police Blotter |
Browse the Sheridan, Colorado Police Blotter by week for incident reports.
|Yuma County Inmates |
Inmate roster from the Yuma County Sheriff Office.
Do a comprehensive background search of over 500 million court, inmate, corrections, offender, and fugitive records.