The Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) oversees the prison system in the state of Colorado. The department also operates prisons for men and women and a parole division. The parole division supervises ex-convicts after their release from prison. It also operates juvenile correctional facilities.
The CDOC manages 21 correctional facilities in Colorado. That includes 19 state and two private prisons. It maintains an online inmate locator that anyone can use to search for specific inmates. You can also view a list of all prisoners incarcerated within the Colorado correctional system.
Here are the steps to follow when conducting an inmate search in Colorado.
Go to the offender locator page to start an inmate search
Enter the inmate's first and last name in the box provided. Besides the name, you’ll also fill in the DOC number and the inmate’s date of birth.
Click "Search", and see your search results displayed. The results start with the inmate’s name, DOC number, ethnicity, and their gender. You’ll also find the correction facility the inmate is in and their age.
If you want more details about the inmate, click on the inmate’s name. It gives you more about the inmate. They include the inmate’s height, hair color, current convictions, and release date. You’ll also know whether the inmate is eligible for parole.
A parole is an early release from prison. It’s granted by the state or federal government to a person who has served part of his or her sentence. In Colorado, inmates who qualify for parole are those in the:
Level 1, 2, 3, or 4 drug offenses
Class 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 felony offenses
Other Ways to Carry out Inmate Search in Colorado
Through VINElink - Inmates in Colorado can be found through VINElink. It’s a free service provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections. The only downside of VINElink is that it’s only available for inmates in county jails.
Via InfoTracer - You can also use InfoTracer to conduct an inmate search in Colorado. It’s a highly reliable and efficient tool you can rely on when you want to find out more about the inmates. It offers you the most comprehensive information about the inmates in various prisons across the state.
Call the Correctional Facility Directly – It’s the best option if you have any questions about an inmate’s status, location, and release date. Call your local correctional facility directly and ask for more information on your loved one’s status.
Colorado Jails Roster
A jail roster, also known as a detention center roster, inmate list, jail booking sheet, or jail book-in sheet is a list of inmates currently in custody. It can be used to find out if someone is currently in jail or prison, how long they have been there, and when they will be released. The Colorado Jails Roster is updated every 15 minutes. The information includes:
The date and time of the arrest
The primary charges
About Colorado Sheriffs Association
The Colorado Sheriffs Association (CSA) is a statewide organization of elected Sheriffs. They represent the interests of Colorado's Sheriffs and their deputies. The CSA is also an affiliate of the National Sheriffs' Association.
The function of the CSA is to promote legislation and educate legislators and citizens on topics related to criminal justice. Other functions include:
Providing training in law enforcement techniques and practices.
Providing technical assistance to its members.
Ensuring that its members are well-informed about issues related to law enforcement and issues affecting their jurisdictions.
The CSA also works with federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The CSA also works closely with other professional organizations, such as the Colorado District Attorneys Council and the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police.
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