Douglas County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Criminal Records

In compliance with the Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office processes requests for a variety of public records, including accident reports, body cam videos, booking report, dispatch recordings, jail records and inmate records. Interested parties can obtain records in person by visiting the Records Office at 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock, CO 80109. Requests can also be made by mail. Either method must be accompanied by a completed record request form that includes related information such as the name of the requester, case/incident number, date of the incident, the location of the incident and the name of the parties involved.

How to Find Sex Offender Information

Information on sex offenders living in Douglas County can be obtained using two different options. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office provides a free printed copy of all the registrants listed an area. Interested parties can obtain the list in person by presenting a valid ID and submitting two request forms at the Sheriff's office at 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock, Colorado.

Members of the public can also search for sexual predators online using the state-wide search app maintained by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI). It provides general information such as the offender's photo, last known dress, conviction information, and physical description.

How to Get Inmate Records

Access to inmate records can be obtained by submitting a request online to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. A fee is charged for this service. Residents can also pick up the records in person or have them mailed to their location. For wider searches, the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) maintains a public database that contains statewide information on offenders held in correctional inmate facilities. It details the name of the offender as well as their status. Requesters can locate the facilities where offenders by conducting searches using the department's inmate search tool.

Court Records

Douglas County is home to a combined county and district court. Interested parties can search through cases information and court records using the public access tool provided by the Colorado Judicial Branch. Records can be accessed online using a case number or the name of a subject in the case. However, records provided through this medium are not considered official records. Records that are unavailable online may be accessible in person directly at the courthouse at:

Douglas County Courthouse
4000 Justice Way, Suite 2009
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Phone: (720) 437-6200
Fax: (303) 688-1962

Douglas County is also home to several municipal courts, which preside over select civil and criminal cases, such as misdemeanors, traffic offenses, and ordinance violations. County residents can obtain records from these courts by visiting the respective court house where the case was tried (find locations below).

Castle Pines Municipal Court
360 Village Square Lane
Castle Pines, CO 80108
Phone: (720) 545-8154

Castle Rock Municipal Court
100 Perry Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Phone: (303) 663-6133
Fax: (303) 663-6137

Lone Tree Municipal Court
Lone Tree Municipal Building
9220 Kimmer Drive, Suite 100

Lone Tree, CO 80124
Phone: (303) 339-8177
Fax: (303) 225-4949

Parker Municipal Court
20120 East Mainstreet
Parker, CO 80138
Phone: (303) 805-3195
Fax: (303) 805-3126

Vital Records

Douglas County provides access to vital records at the county and state level. To secure records, interested parties may be required to provide a copy of a valid ID. Accepted options include U.S passport, Colorado Driver's license, or a military ID card.

How to Obtain Divorce Records

Records of divorce decrees granted in the county can be obtained from the clerk of the district court where the case was filed. Requests should be directed to the:

Douglas County Courthouse
4000 Justice Way, Suite 2009
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Information (720) 437-6200

Applications must include a copy of a valid I.D as well as a reason for the request. 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 duly completed form and the applicable fee

How to Find Birth and Death Records

The Tri-County Health Department processes requests for birth and death records for any year. Records are only issued to authorized persons, namely:

  • The individual named on the record (birth records).
  • Members of the immediate family.
  • Legal representative of any of the above.

Requests must include the subject's full name (as it appears on the birth record), as well as the date and place of birth. Requesters will also need to provide a reason for the request, a signature and a completed application form for birth records or death records.

Records can be obtained in person within the county at the Castle Rock Office, 410 South Wilcox St., Castle Rock, Colorado 80104. Records can also be obtained from any of these other two locations.

4201 E. 72nd Avenue, Suite D, Commerce City, CO 80022

6162 S. Willow Drive, Suite 100, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Death certificates cost $20 for the first copy and $13 for each additional copy, while birth certificates cost $17.75 for the first copy and $10 for each additional copy.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) provides an alternative option for obtaining birth/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.