Important Info About Records Requests

If you are seeking LCSO reports categorized as...

  • felony, misdemeanor, or DUI (Driving Under the Influence), and
  • occurring on or after 12/01/2019, and
  • where the case status is "charges filed", and
  • with the case still active in the court system...

You MUST make the request to the Larimer County District Attorney's Office as we are working with them to streamline the legal process concerning records requests.

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office Records Department is responsible for the retention of Sheriff Records for LCSO; as well as the release of information to the public and all other agencies and businesses.

All requests for records must be submitted on a Sheriff's Office Records Request form, filled out completely, and the pecuniary statement signed per Colorado Revised Statute 24-72-305.5. The request form must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee which covers the search for the records. 

*Please note we will not process any requests until both the research fee and the request form have been received* In addition, a processing fee of $0.25 per page will be charged for reports, computer services searches, and medical or inmate files. Costs for reproduction have been approved under CRS 24-72-306 and set by Larimer County Resolution 07012008R004. 

Search fees must be paid for in advance by cash, check, money order or credit card.  We currently accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. A processing fee of $0.75 and a convenience fee of 2.25% will be added to all credit card transactions. Victims of a crime may receive one copy of their report without charge.

The completed report can be mailed, faxed, emailed, or picked up in person at the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.

Determination of release of records will be made in accordance with Colorado Revised Statutes and LCSO Records Release Policy. Records are not released immediately upon request, and depending on the type of record requested, can take several days. Please submit your request form as early as possible to avoid delays.   Reports are not generally available for specific incidents for 10-14 days after the incident has occurred.

Request for Record

Use this form to request a specific case file, address check, CAD Notes or 911 calls, booking photos, case photos, video or audio recordings, and other miscellaneous records. Due to a new database system, some previously generated types of reports are no longer available. Please call 970-498-5110 for assistance.

Release of records is dependent on a variety of circumstances such as, but not limited to, the type of report, status of the investigation, and ages of the individuals involved in the report. Colorado state statutes prohibit the release of certain case reports or information relating to at-risk adults, juveniles, victims of crime, and on-going police investigations. Reports will be reviewed by appropriate personnel to determine if reports can be released. In some instances, the released report may have certain information redacted. Cost is $7.50 non-refundable search fee, $0.25 per page processing fee.

Charge Summary Report (Arrest Record) 

Provides information on an individual as to when they have been booked in the Larimer County Jail or had charges filed by the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. Records go back to 2005. If no arrest history is located, a letter stating such will be issued.  If a local criminal record exists, the requestor will receive a list of arrests on file with the Larimer County Sheriff.  Must have the person’s first and last name and date of birth.

Cost is $7.50 non-refundable search fee.  The LCSO Records Department does not maintain court dispositions on arrests. If this type of information is required, please contact the Larimer County Court at (970) 498-6100 to request the official case disposition.

If you require a statewide background check, please contact the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at (303) 239-4300. A statewide background check can also be ordered through CBI's website.

Inmate File Form  

Inmate files maintained on inmates during their incarceration are available only to the inmate or representative. Information may include, but is not limited to, medical screening, property records, inmate behavior reports, inmate request reports.  Form must be filled out and signature of inmate notarized. Cost is $7.50 non-refundable search fee and $0.25 per page processing fee. 

Medical records maintained on inmates during their incarceration are available only to the inmate or representative. Form must be signed by the inmate. Cost is $25.00 non-refundable search fee and 25 cents per page processing fee. 

Searching for a current inmate?  Looking for recent booking reports?

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office and Crywolf co-manage our local false alarm reduction efforts in unincorporated Larimer County.  Larimer County developed an Ordinance in 2005 (available in pdf format at the bottom of this page) that requires permits for burglar alarm systems installed in both commercial and residential properties within unincorporated Larimer County. Properties inside town and city limits are exempt.

Business and homeowners should know that any burglar alarm system installed that may result in the response of the Sheriff's Office requires a permit, which must be applied for at the time of installation.  The first year cost to you is $50.00, and renewals cost $25.00 annually.  Alarm installation companies are also required to pay for permits to operate within unincorporated Larimer County.

All burglar alarm related business is managed by our program administrator, Crywolf.  You can register your alarm online and click on "New Alarm Users." Or, you may print the Registration from the website, complete the form and make your check payable to "Larimer County False Alarm Reduction Program" then mail the completed form along with your checks to:

Larimer County False Alarm Reduction Program
P.O. Box 17446
Denver, CO 80217-0446


The website also provides the ability to renew your registration, pay your fees, review and manage your account history, communicate with the program administrator, read tips on reducing false alarms and get answers to frequently asked questions.

If you do not have internet access, please call Crywolf's toll free number at 1-866-546-1652 to register your alarm and receive information via telephone.

View the Larimer County Security Alarm Ordinance

You may contact the program liaison at the Sheriff's Office at (970) 498-5110 if your questions and concerns cannot be answered through the Crywolf toll free number and/or website. 


Contact Us

Address: 2501 Midpoint Dr.  Fort Collins, CO  80525
Phone: (970) 498-5110
Fax: (970) 482-8745
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday; Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays