The State of Colorado is an open record state, which means that all its public records are open to the public. Colorado Arrest Records are managed by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which is under the jurisdiction of the Colorado Department of Public Safety. All criminal justice records are administered in the bureau and the issuance of these records are also assigned to them. The state repository is also located at the bureau.
With so many outlaws roaming free, it is just right that you gather information on people around your community especially the ones you encounter always. You gather information not for gossips sake, but to protect your life and family members, and also your business. Arrest files are the most informative. All imprisonment of a person can be seen here. Such details are essential tools for performing a background check on certain people.
The Colorado Crime Information Center (CCIC), a Computerized Criminal History (CCH) database, is maintained by the CBI. Arrest documents that came from arresting offices in Colorado are kept in the database. Only those that are based upon the fingerprints will be taken in into the database.
Details of warrant information, juvenile records and sealed records are not available for the public to be accessed. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the KT International has agreed upon a contract to allow the general public, corporations and others to search the official state repository. You can contact the KT International for more inquiries. And the bureau also has a hotline which is available 24/7 to assist clients if they encounter any difficulties. Certified copies of arrest records are found only at the appropriate courts as the Police Department will not provide them for you.
If you know the full name and birth date of a subject, it will be enough to start a name search. Requests of arrest files can be done in two ways a manual search and through the use of CBI's CCH. A manual search is done by filling out the appropriate form and mailing it to the bureau with the corresponding fee of . A search using the CCH will cost lesser, at .85 per name searched. If the database finds more that one result, you can view each file but you have to pay the same amount for every file opened, regardless of how many files you will open. Payments are only accepted in forms of cash, business checks and major credit cards. No refunds will be granted to you even if there is no available file for your search.
Documents outside of Colorado cannot be found in the state repository. If you want to access public arrest records outside Colorado, look for a private site that provides public documents. They also maintain a database that has a wide array of sources that assures you a complete and trustworthy version of the documents. You can access them through the internet which saves you an awful lot of time, rather than going to the agencies and tire yourself out from waiting.