Jefferson County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Criminal Records

Jefferson's court system includes a combined district and county court, which have general jurisdiction over most civil and criminal cases. Interested parties can search for court records or case information using the online records service provided by the Colorado Judicial Branch. Requesters can also obtain records directly by contacting the clerk of court at:

Jefferson County District Court
100 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (720) 772-2500
Fax: (720) 772-2787

In addition to the district and county court, Jefferson is home to multiple municipal court, which preside over ordinance violations, small claims and other cases. Residents can obtain municipal court records by visiting the location where the case was filed:

Morrison Municipal Court
110 Stone Street
Morrison, CO 80465
Phone: (303) 697-8749
Fax: 303-697-875

Mountain View Municipal Court
4176 Benton Street
Mountain View, CO 80212
Phone: (303) 432-9097
Fax: (303) 420-2011

Lakewood Municipal Court
445 South Allison Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226
Phone: (303) 987-7400
Fax: (303) 987-7447

Westminster Municipal Court
3030 Turnpike Drive
Westminster, CO 80030
Phone: (303) 658-2240
Fax: (303) 429-8684

Golden Municipal Court
911 10th Street
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (303) 384-8006

Edgewater Municipal Court
2401 Sheridan Boulevard
Edgewater, CO 80214
Phone: (303) 763-3005

Arvada Municipal Court
8101 Ralston Road
Arvada, CO 80002
Phone: (720) 898-7150

Wheat Ridge Municipal Court
7500 West 29th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Phone: (303) 235-2835
Fax: (303) 235-2829

How to Obtain Background Information

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) serves as the central repository of criminal arrest records for the state. It provides public access to an internet criminal history check system (ICHC) that members of the public can use to find information on arrest records. Searches must include the subject's name and date of birth. Requesters can also improve the accuracy of the results by proving an IDT number (issued by the CBI) or social security number.

How to Obtain Inmate Information

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office provides an online inmate lookup tool that members of the public can use to search for inmates held in custody. Interested parties can conduct searches by last name, first name, or booking date. The tool provides the location of the inmate as well as added details such as bonds, charges, and scheduled court dates.

Similarly, the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) maintains a public database that contains statewide information on offenders held in correctional inmate facilities. Requesters can locate the facilities where offenders by conducting searches using the department's inmate search tool.

How to Obtain Sex Offender Information

The Jefferson County Sheriff Office maintains an updated list of registered sex offenders living in the county. Residents can also view the list in person at any of the sheriff's office at 200 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80419. The Sheriff's office also publishes a list of sexually violent predators on its website. In addition, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation provides online access to a statewide sex offender registry.

Court Records

How to Find Divorce Records

Residents can obtain records of divorce decrees filed in Jefferson County by contacting the clerk of the county districtWWi court at the:

Jefferson Combined Court
100 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401

The office is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday. The court also provides an online self-help request portal that members of the public can use to find divorce documents or information. Requesters will need to provide relevant information such as the case number, names of the spouses involved and the date of the event.

How to Obtain Divorce Verifications

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 Obtain Birth and Death Records

Birth and death certificates can be obtained at the Jefferson County Public Health Vital Records office. The office issues records for births occurring in the county from 1903 till present. Interested parties can obtain records in person at 800 Jefferson County Parkway, Suite 1300, Golden, CO 80401. The office opens between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday.

Requests must include a duly completed birth certificate application form or death certificate application form. Applications must also be accompanied by a copy of a valid photo ID, such as a state ID, passport or driver's license. The office charges a $20.00 fee for birth/death certificates and $13.00 for each additional certificate.

Birth and death records can also be obtained from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. 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.

How to Find Marriage Records

The Jefferson County Clerk-Recorder manages the records of marriages that occurred in the county. Members of the public can request records in person at the records department located at 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Suite 2560, Golden, CO 80419.