Search Denver County, CO Inmate Records

Denver County, CO jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Denver County holds 13 jails with a total of 476,656 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Denver County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Denver County Quick Facts

2,017
Denver County Population Total
188,246 / 178 / 335
Female Population, Rate & Count
199,124 / 1,021 / 2,033
Male Population, Rate & Count
$50,313
Median Income
1,789.2
Arrest Rate
404.6
Local Jail Rate
1,959
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
2,017
Population Total Confined
278
Pretrial Rate
7,163
Admit Rate
34,679
Admit Count
476,656
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Violent Crime Total
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter
Revised Rape
Legacy Rape
Robbery
Aggravated Assault
Property Crime Total
Burglary
Larceny Theft
Motor Vehicle Theft
Arson

Denver County Jail Demographics

The county has 680,032 people confined with a jail population density of 3,164 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 237,495 women and 239,161 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 551,691
2006 556,895
2007 564,395
2008 575,721
2009 589,011
2010 603,365
2011 619,390
2012 633,868
2013 648,401
2014 663,862
2015 680,032

A Timeline of Yearly Female/Male Incarceration for the Years 2005-2015

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 199,124 188,246
2006 201,485 191,190
2007 204,819 194,821
2008 208,919 199,581
2009 213,797 205,116
2010 219,075 210,103
2011 224,508 216,346
2012 229,291 221,215
2013 234,281 226,256
2014 239,506 231,455
2015 239,161 237,495

A Timeline of Denver County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 1,021 178
2006 1,025 190
2007 1,011 154
2008 953 154
2009 912 130
2010 822 135
2011 828 135
2012 830 124
2013 747 118
2014 702 114
2015 695 117

Denver County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

40.89%
White
6.65%
Black
20.16%
Latino
0.52%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 1,789 and a local jail rate of 405 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 278 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 7,163, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 12,020 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

7,163
Admit Rate
405
Local Jail Rate
278
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Denver is 1,959 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 2,232 imprisonments a day.

Denver County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 576
2006 620
2007 602
2008 575
2009 525
2010 474
2011 460
2012 446
2013 466
2014 462
2015 405

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 12,020 442
2006 14,593 443
2007 14,396 403
2008 14,139 363
2009 13,841 389
2010 3,426 305
2011 5,550 303
2012 7,599 303
2013 9,554 302
2014 7,484 264
2015 7,163 278

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 2,232
2006 2,434
2007 2,406
2008 2,351
2009 2,200
2010 2,035
2011 2,029
2012 2,010
2013 2,144
2014 2,178
2015 1,959

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Find Out if Someone is in Jail in Denver Colorado?

To find an inmate in Denver use CO inmate lookup tool. Inmate information can be obtained using their first and last name. You can search conviction details in different detention centers and county jails to find data about a prisoner's criminal past, arrests, offenses, current location, previous jail stays, dates for the release, physical description, and many more. Denver county jail is a medium security county jail located in the city of Denver, Denver County, CO. It houses male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are in jail for crimes which come under Colorado state law. Most of the prisoner’s serving time in this jail are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by the Colorado Department Of Corrections (CDOC).

What are Denver County Inmate Visiting Days and Hours?

To visit a prisoner in Denver County jail you must be registered in the approved visitors list. Before visiting an inmate you must confirm your visit with the prison authorities. You can't visit an inmate during the first 10 days of the custody. Check Inmate visiting days and hours below:

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Monday 7:30 Am To 9:00 Pm
Tuesday 7:30 Am To 9:00 Pm
Wednesday 7:30 Am To 9:00 Pm
Thursday 7:30 Am To 9:00 Pm
Friday 7:30 Am To 9:00 Pm
Saturday 7:30 Am To 2:30 Pm
Sunday 7:30 Am To 2:30 Pm

How do I write an inmate in Denver County Jail?

You can send any letters or packages to the Denver County Jail inmate through this address.
Inmate Name,
Inmate ID
10500 E Smith Rd, Denver, CO 80239

Make sure to take a look at the allowed items list before sending the mail or package. For further information contact the prison administration.

How Do I Put Money On An Inmate's Books in Denver County Jail?

You can put money on an inmate's books through these 3 ways. All of them require Criminal Descriptor Number (CD #) which can be found by performing Denver inmate search:

  1. Go to Lobby Kiosk which is located at the Downtown Detention Facility (490 Colfax Denver, Colorado 80206) or the Denver County Jail (10500 E Smith Rd, Denver, CO 80239). Payments can be made by cash or credit card.
  2. Prisoners can get money through their commissary account via money order. Don't forget to include the inmate's name and Criminal Descriptor Number on the money order and drop it to the Downtown Detention Facility or the Denver County Jail
  3. Pay online through Access Corrections.

Denver County Jail Contact Details

Address: 10500 East Smith Road, Denver, CO
City: Denver
Zip: 80239
Phone 1: 720-913-3600
Phone 2: 720-913-3791
Type: County Jail