Release of "Criminal Justice Records" is governed by Release of "Criminal Justice Records" is governed by the Colorado Criminal Justice Act (CJRA), C.R.S. 24-72-301 et seq. Pursuant to the CJRA, reasonable fees, not to exceed actual costs, including but not limited to personnel and equipment, for the search, retrieval, and redaction of the records will have to be paid before the records are released.
If you wish to pursue a request for criminal justice records, please fill out a "Request for Criminal Justice Records" form. We will notify you whether or not the records you are requesting exist and are available for release pursuant to the CJRA. If there are records which can be released, we will advise you of the actual costs to provide you the records you are requesting. Once payment is received we will process your request as quickly as possible.
If your request for "criminal justice records" involves a pending prosecution we may be unable to release any information until such time as there has been a disposition of the criminal case. In this event we will contact you directly and your records request would be kept open until that has occurred.