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Records

The Records Department is located at:
La Plata County Sheriff's Office
283 Girard Street
Durango, CO  81303

Office Hours are: Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 970-247-1157
FAX: 970-259-4595


Case Report: How do I get a copy?

You will be asked to fill out a Release of Public Records form.  Usually, only cases in which the criminal reports have been closed can the reports be released to the public.  Customers must show photo identification.

There is a charge of $7.50 for the first 5 pages of an incident report and $.25 for each additional page.  If extra research is needed, there may be an additional cost.  

Save time by filling out an Online Records Release Request or fill out and print a copy of this form and fax to 970-259-4595.

Background Checks

The La Plata County Sheriff's Office can do a local records check for La Plata County only for a cost of $10.  Please fill out this Form online or print off a copy and fax the completed form to 970-259-4595.

If a more extensive search is desired, please click the following link to be directed to CBI Records Check .  For a fee, you can obtain the Colorado state criminal history from Colorado Bureau of Investigations. You will need the name and date of birth for the person you are inquiring about.