Get a Copy of a Report
The Larimer County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) 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.
LCSO Records Department Contact
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays
Address: 2501 Midpoint Dr. Fort Collins, CO 80525 Phone: (970) 498-5110 Fax: (970) 482-8745 Email: Sheriffreports@larimer.org
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 25 cents 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 Records Form (click to download)
This form can be used to request a specific case file, arrest records** information, address/area/district checks, CAD Notes or 911 calls, booking photo, case photos, and other miscellaneous records.
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, 25 cents per page processing fee.
**Arrest records - Will provide 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 at https://www.cbirecordscheck.com.
Inmate File Form (click to download)
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 25 cents per page processing fee.
Medical/Mental Health Records Form (click to download)
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.