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Databases Updated on Jun 20, 2024

How to Perform Colorado Inmate Lookup

CO makes it very easy for you to search for an inmate and locate someone held in a prison or jail facility within the state. You can use their inmate locator tool and type in the person’s last name to see a list of results. If you know their inmate number, even better, that will bring you directly to them. Once you click on a person from the list, you can see details including their name, age, gender and eye color, height, weight, where they are being held and their dates of parole or probation. You can even view information about their crimes via Colorado inmate search online.

Creating Public Jail Records

The CO Department of Corrections manages jail records, and they begin when someone is arrested. The arresting law enforcement agency opens a file and starts the documentation. That rec-ord is then updated as the criminal progresses through the justice system. Everything from mug shots, the original RAP sheet, court documents and prison records are kept in the file so they can have a complete profile of each inmate. The state jail records are updated daily with new information as events take place that affects the prisoner.

What are Colorado Jail Records?

Colorado jail inmate search records are documents that are kept and maintained from the time someone commits a crime until they are released from prison. They may include everything from the initial RAP sheet, created by local law enforcement, to court documents, prison admittance paperwork, mug shots and everything else that pertains to that person while in the state penal system. Jail records are kept in an online database and updated frequently. Many of the documents are public records and you can search it with add of Colorado prison inmate search.

Jail and Inmate Search in Colorado

Currently, the state has a jail and prison population of 31,828. Colorado’s Department of Corrections maintains the database of all prisoners incarcerated in the state. Along with those in prison, there are also 80,740 people on probation and another 10.186 out on parole. 4,133 staff members run the prisons and jails operating on an annual budget of $922,000,000. The majority imprisoned in CO are white males, with some Hispanic, African Americans, Native Americans and Asians as well. The majority are 30-39 years old. 11,608 are there because of violent offenses. Most of the population is made up of new arrivals and a small number of returns.

Criminal Justice Quick Facts

Colorado Imprisonment Rate
Prison Population
Probation Population
Parole Population
7.3:1 (Black : White Ratio)
2.3:1 (Hispanic : White Ratio)
Racial Disparity in Incarceration Rate
Juvenile Custody Rate (per 100 000)
30,946 (0.74%)
Disenfranchised Population
5,858 (3.39%)
Disenfranchised African Americans
Corrections Expenditures (in millions)

Colorado Parole Population

Colorado parole population as of the beginning of 2016 counted 9,953 people, 236 paroles per 100.000 population. That’s by 233 people more compared to the previous year, which has increased by 2.3%.

Paroles per 100.000 population (2016)
Parole Total Population in Colorado (2016)
Parole Entries & Exits (2016)
Change in 2016, in Percentage and Number
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Adults entering parole, by type of entry
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Term of supervised release

Colorado Prisons

The state has 61 county jails in 64 towns around the state. In those jails, they house an inmate population of 11,660. CO maintains another 23 prisons with a population of 20,168. The state operates with a budget of $922 million per year and 4,133 employees. The state community corrections system also has 8,940 people on parole and another 38,536 under probation. Based on one hundred thousand residents, the state has an incarceration rate of 356, a property crime rate of 2,741 and a violent crime rate of 343. It costs CO $30,374 to house each inmate for one year.

Prison Name Prison Type
Arapahoe Community Treatment CenterPrivate Prison
Arkansas Valley Correctional FacilityState Prison
Arrowhead Correctional CenterState Prison
Aurora Detention FacilityPrivate Prison
Bent County Correctional FacilityPrivate Prison
Boulder Community Treatment CenterPrivate Prison
Buena Vista Correctional FacilityState Prison
Centennial Community Transition CenterPrivate Prison
Centennial Correctional FacilityState Prison
Cheyenne Moutain Re-Entry CenterState Prison
Colorado Correctional CenterState Prison
Colorado State PenitentiaryState Prison
Colorado Territorial Correctional FacilityState Prison
Columbine FacilityPrivate Prison
Crowley County Correctional FacilityPrivate Prison
Dahlia FacilityPrivate Prison
Delta Correctional CenterState Prison
Denver Reception & Diagnostic CenterState Prison
Denver Women's Correctional FacilityState Prison
Englewood FCI Federal Prison
Florence - High USPFederal Prison
Florence ADMAX USPFederal Prison
Florence FCIFederal Prison
Four Mile Correctional CenterState Prison
Fox FacilityPrivate Prison
Fremont Correctional FacilityState Prison
High Plains Correctional FacilityState Prison
Hudson Correctional FacilityState Prison
Huerfano County Correctional CenterPrivate Prison
Kit Carson Correctional CenterPrivate Prison
LaVista Correctional FacilityState Prison
Lakewood Day Reporting Center/Electronic MonitoringPrivate Facility
Limon Correctional FacilityState Prison
Longmont Community Treatment CenterPrivate Prison
Rifle Correctional CenterState Prison
San Carlos Correctional FacilityState Prison
Skyline Correctional CenterState Prison
Sterling Correctional FacilityState Prison
Trinidad Correctional FacilityState Prison
Ulster FacilityPrivate Prison
Youthful Offender SystemState Prison
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