Boulder County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Criminal Records

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office provides public access to a variety of records, including dispatch tapes, investigative reports, arrest photos, and jail records. Members of the public can obtain records by contacting the records section. Requests can be submitted in person, by fax or mail. To request public criminal justice records, interested parties must submit a completed application form. A research/retrieval fee is charged for each service. Request forms must indicate the type of record required and be sent to:

Sheriff's Headquarters
5600 Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301

The office opens between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday.

In addition to criminal justice records, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office processes requests for criminal history searches. However, the search range is limited to only arrests within the county. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) provides an online Internet Criminal History Check System (ICHC) that members of the public can use to obtain Colorado arrest information. The platform only provides access to public records.

Note: The CBI maintains criminal history arrest records for the State of Colorado only.

How to Find Sex Offender Information

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office oversees the enforcement of registration for all sex offenders in the county. County residents can obtain a full list of sex offenders at the Records Department located at:

Sheriff's Headquarters
5600 Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301

Requester's will need to provide a valid I.D as well as their name and contact details. Residents can also search for sex offenders online using the public search tool provided by Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Search results can be made using the subject's full name, zip code or conviction level. In addition, the CBI publishes a Top 100 Most Wanted list of Sex offender fugitives.

How to Find Inmate Information

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office manages records of persons currently held in the Boulder County Jail. It publishes a daily listing report with the names of individuals who have been lodged within the county jail within the last seven days. It also publishes a booking report that shows individuals booked by the office since 2000. Records of jail listings older than 7 days or booking prior to 200 can be obtained by contacting the Boulder County Sheriff's Office Records Division.

Similarly, the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) maintains an online search tool that members of the public can use to locate inmates. Searches can be conducted using different fields, such as the first and last name of the subject, gender and DOC number.

Court Records

Boulder County is home to multiple district courts and county courts. The district courts have general jurisdiction over most civil and criminal cases, including felonies, divorces, child custody and other offenses. Boulder County has two district courts located at:

Boulder County District Court - Boulder
1777 6th Street,
P.O. Box 4249
Boulder, CO 80306

Boulder County Combined Court - Longmont
1035 Kimbark Street
Longmont, CO 80501

Residents can search for docket information using the court's online tool. Dockets can be searched by name or case number. Interested parties can also obtain information by contacting the clerk at the courthouse where the case was filed.

In addition, the county's court system includes multiple municipal courts which preside over civil protection orders and ordinance violations. Interested parties can obtain court records by visiting the respective courthouse were the case was filed (find locations below).

Nederland Municipal Court
Nederland Community Center
750 Highway 72 North
Nederland, CO 80466
Phone: (303) 258-3250

Lyons Municipal Court
432 5th Avenue,
P.O. Box 49
Lyons, CO 80540
Phone: (303) 823-6622 ext. 11
Fax: (303) 823-8257

Louisville Municipal Court
992 West Via Appia
Louisville, CO 80027
Phone: (303) 335-4653
Fax: (303) 335-4690

Longmont Municipal Court
225 Kimbark Street
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: (303) 774-4804
Fax: (303) 774-4345

Lafayette Municipal Court
451 North 111th Street
Lafayette, CO 80026
Phone: (303) 604-8000
Fax: (303) 604-8001

Erie Municipal Court
1000 Telleen Avenue,
P.O. Box 510
Erie, CO 80516
Phone: 303-926-28

Boulder Municipal Court
1777 6th Street,
P.O. Box 8015
Boulder, CO 80306
Phone: (303) 441-1842
Fax: (303) 441-4233

Lyons Municipal Court
432 5th Avenue,
P.O. Box 49
Lyons, CO 80540
Phone: (303) 823-6622 ext. 11
Fax: (303) 823-8257

Vital Statistics

Boulder County provides access to vital records at the county and state level. Applicants may be required to present a valid government-issued photo I.D, such as a driver's license or passport.

How to Find Divorce Records

County residents can obtain copies of a divorce record by contacting the clerk of the district court where the divorce decree was granted.

Boulder County District Court - Boulder
1777 6th Street,
P.O. Box 4249
Boulder, CO 80306

Boulder County Combined Court - Longmont
1035 Kimbark Street
Longmont, CO 80501

In addition, the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment issues verification certificates for divorces or marriage dissolutions. Eligible parties can order a copy in person at the main campus located at Vital Records Section, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO 80246. Requests can also be made by mail. Applications must include a valid government-issued ID and a completed form.

How to Find Birth and Death Records

The Boulder County Public Health office issues certified records of births from 1904 till date. Access to records is restricted to only eligible persons, namely the individual named on the birth certificate, immediate family member, and legal representatives. Applications must include a completed application form for birth records or application form for death records as well as a copy of a valid I.D. Completed requests can be sent to the

Boulder County Public Health
3450 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304

Boulder County Public Health
515 Coffman Suites 200
Longmont, CO 80501

The office charges $20 for the first certified copy of a birth/death certificate and $13 for each additional copy of the same record. To obtain certified birth or death records, requesters must either be the named registrant or directly related to the named registrants, such as parents, spouses or children.

In addition, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment processes requests for birth and death records. County residents can apply for records in person at the Vital Records Section, located at 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver. All applications must include a copy of a valid I.D and documents supporting proof of relationship.