Fremont County Sheriff's Office

100 Justice Center Road
Cañon City, CO 81212

(719) 276-5555
Fax: (719) 276-5593

Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed Weekends and Holidays

Concealed Weapons & Fingerprints are Processed:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, Thursday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m

Closed Weekends and Holidays.

RECORDS DIVISION

The Records Division is responsible for the retention and release of Criminal Justice records information to the public and other law enforcement agencies. The Records Division only releases records maintained by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center. All records are released in accordance with Federal and State statutes, Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act (CCJRA) and Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) if applicable.

Business Hours:
Monday –Thursday                 Friday
7:30 am to 12:30 pm              7:30 am to 1:00 pm
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

We are closed weekends and most federal holidays.

WHEN WILL MY REPORT BE AVAILABLE?

Please wait at least 10 business days from the date of incident to allow sufficient time for (submission, review, corrections and approval) before submitting a records request.

Records are not released immediately upon request and will be processed in a “reasonable time” within 3 to 7 business days.  All requests are processed in the order they are received, such period may be extended based upon several factors, such as; in-depth or large request, broadly stated request, or the case is an active and on-going investigation.  You will be notified if extenuating circumstances exist.

REQUEST A COPY OF A REPORT:

To request a copy of a report you must submit a written request by:

*Please note: Law Enforcement Agencies and Criminal Justice Agencies do not have to pay for backgrounds or reports; but are still required to submit an official request on Department letterhead (please include agency ORI # on your request) and may receive requested information via fax or email.

REQUESTS SUBMITTED:    

IN PERSON:  Requester will need to submit a records request form during normal business hours. You will need to provide a government issued photo I.D and pay the applicable fees, any additional fees must be paid in full before the records will be released.

BY FAX: Requester will need to provide as much information as possible to better assist us in locating your records. A records technician will contact you, if additional information is needed and/ or if fees are required.  Please fax your request to (719)-276-5593 (Attn: Records).

We will not process any requests unless we have a completed signed request form, photo identification (if applicable) and payment of the appropriate fee or deposit.

BY MAIL: Please contact our office at (719) 276-5521 or (719) 276-5525 prior to mailing your request, so we can determine the estimated cost of your report.  The Records Custodian will contact the requester, if additional information is needed and/ or if fees are required. If you request to have your record mailed, postage and mailing fees may apply.

*NOTICE: Requests received outside of normal business hours, or any day the office is officially closed will be considered received the following business day (i.e.; email received 4:05 p.m. on Monday will be considered received Tuesday, a letter received Friday at 1:00 p.m. will be considered received on Monday).

RELEASE OF INFORMATION:
Please keep in mind information given over the telephone is very limited; discretion is used regarding what information can be provided.  All reports will be screened for confidential, non-releasable information and may have areas redacted prior to being released.

As with all reports released under the Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act (CCJRA), identifying information on Juveniles, Sex Assault incidents and victims, and other confidential information will be redacted.

*If you are unsure what type of record to request, please refer to Records Description

FEES:

The base cost for MOST standard records requests is $7.50 unless otherwise noted. Most reports fall within the fees listed on the records fees schedule.

Fees must be paid in full before the records will be released, unless alternative arrangements have been made through the Records Custodian.

Please note traffic accidents do not have “victims of crime”; therefore, all involved parties must pay to receive a copy of an accident report; with the exception to Careless Driving and Failure to Stop at the scene of an accident resulting in a death or serious bodily injury of another person.

Forms of payment accepted:

*NO out of county personal checks, credit or debit cards are accepted.
Make checks or money orders payable to “Fremont County Sheriff’s Office.”
Please mail the signed and completed forms, with the enclosed fee to: 

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Records
100 Justice Center Road
Canon City, CO 81212

 Please contact the Records Section at 719-276-5521 or 719-276-5525 if you have any questions.

EVIDENCE AND VEHICLE RETURNS:

An appointment with the evidence custodian is required to pick up evidence, property, or impounded vehicles (towing and storage fees may apply for impounded vehicles).  All property released must have preapproval from the investigating officer, or be authorized by the District Attorney. To schedule an appointment please call 719-276-5585 and leave your name, phone number, case number and brief description of the property you would like to pick up.