Larimer County Arrest, Court, and Public Records
The Larimer County Sheriff's Office Records Department serves as the central repository of police records and documents. It provides access to different types of records, including copies of reports, 911 tapes, booking photos and alarm registration. Members of the public can obtain records by submitting a signed and completed request form, indicating the type of records required and the date and time of the incident. Requests can be submitted at the office, located at 2501 Midpoint Dr. Fort Collins, CO 80525.
The department also process request for local criminal records. A non-refundable $.7.50 search fee is charged for each request. If no arrest record is found, a letter stating this is issued to the requester.
How to Find Inmate Information
Booking reports and other inmate information can be obtained from the Larimer County Sheriff's office. The office processes requests for different types of inmate information, including current custody records, inmate visitation, phone calls, and inmate money. The office also provides access to an online database that members of the public can use to search for inmates held in county jails.
For a broader state-wide search, members of the public can contact the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC). It 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 search tool.
Similarly, records of registered sex offenders can be found online using the search feature provided by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The registry provides general information such as the offender's photo, last known dress, conviction information, and physical description.
Larimer County's trial court system includes a district court, county courts and municipal courts. District courts have general jurisdiction over criminal and civil cases, while county courts have limited jurisdiction over civil and criminal cases. Cases involving civil protection orders and town ordinances are heard by the municipal court.
Residents can search for docket information using the court's online tool. Dockets can be searched by name or case number. Interested parties also can view public court files or obtain court records from the District court by visiting the courthouse at:
Larimer County Justice Center
201 Laporte Avenue, Suite 100
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Records of cases heard at the municipal court can be obtained by contacting the courthouse where the document was filed.
Windsor Municipal Court
301 Walnut Street
Windsor, CO 80550
Phone: (970) 674-2421
Fax: (970) 674-2456
Wellington Municipal Court
3800 Wilson Avenue,
P.O. Box 127
Wellington, CO 80549
Phone: (970) 568-3381
Timnath Municipal Court
Timnath Administration Building
4800 Goodman Street
Timnath, CO 80547
Phone: (970) 224-3211
Fax: (970) 224-3217
Loveland Municipal Court
810 East 10th Street, Suite 200
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: (970) 962-2482
Fax: (970) 962-2938
Fort Collins Municipal Court
215 North Mason Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 221-6800
Fax: (970) 221-6867
Estes Park Municipal Court
170 MacGregor Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone: (970) 577-4774
Berthoud Municipal Court
807 Mountain Avenue
Berthoud, CO 80513
Phone: (970) 532-2643
Fax: (970) 532-0640
Larimer 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 Find Divorce Records
Records of divorce decrees granted in Larimer County can be obtained by contacting the district courthouse where the case was filed. The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment also 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.
Note: Divorce verifications are not the same thing as copies of divorce decrees.
How to Obtain Birth and Death Records
The Larimer County Health Department processes requests for birth and death records. Residents can request for records in person or by mail. Applicants must submit a completed birth certificate request form or death certificate request form. Mail requests should be sent to the:
1525 Blue Spruce Drive,
Fort Collins, CO 80524
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.
How to Obtain Marriage Records
The Larimer County Clerk-Recorder office processes requests for copies of a marriage record. County residents can obtain records at any of the office locations below:
- Fort Collins - 200 W. Oak Street, 1st Floor, Citizen Information Center
- Estes Park - 1601 Brodie Avenue
- Loveland - 200 Peridot Ave. (NW corner of 1st & Denver)
To obtain a certified copy by mail, requesters must provide a written request stating the name of both parties, the date of the event, and the mailing address where the records should be sent. Witten requests should be addressed to:
Larimer County Clerk and Recorder
P.O. Box 1280
Fort Collins, CO 80522