The Jefferson County Jail can be found in the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 200 Jefferson County Pkwy, Golden, CO 80401.
Search for an inmate in the Jefferson County Jail system here or call (303) 271-5444.
- 1. How do I locate an inmate in Jefferson County Jail?
- 2. How do I bail out an inmate?
- 3. Can I phone an inmate?
- 4. When can I visit an inmate?
- 5. How do I give money to an inmate?
- 6. Can I send mail to an inmate?
- 7. What if an inmate gets sick or needs medicine?
- 8. Does the jail have a commissary?
- 9. Who gets booked at the jail?
- 10. Other information
1. How do I find a person in custody?
Utilize the Inmate Lookup Tool to find a Jefferson County Inmate.
- The inmate lookup tool only displays those inmates that are currently in custody; former inmate information is not provided with the tool but may be obtained through our Records Unit.
- Inmates under the age of 18 are not searchable with the inmate lookup tool
- Information on the inmate lookup tool is updated every 15 minutes, and is subject to change and verification
- The inmate lookup tool information is also provided by telephone on the inmate information hotline at 303-271-5444. You may retrieve inmate information by name, date of birth, or inmate identification.
To determine an inmate’s bond type and amount please call 303-271-5444 or visit the Inmate Lookup page. For information on the return of bond funds contact the Jefferson County Courts at 720-772-2500.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office charges a $10 filing fee (cash only) for each bond. In addition, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office charges a $30 booking fee.
Inmates are not able to receive incoming calls. Inmates may place collect calls from the jail to private numbers after an account is made with Securus Family and Friends 800-844-6591.
Each inmate is allowed one, two, or three 20 minute on-site visits per week depending on the inmate’s housing unit. The visiting week begins on Sunday and ends on Saturday.
Visits can be scheduled by:
- Using a video terminal in the Detention Services Division‘s visitation area (200 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, Colorado). The jail lobby and visitor’s parking is located in the upper SW parking lot off Jefferson County Parkway and Weirmer Street.
- Visit the Securus Tech website then click on ‘Schedule an On-Site Visitation; at the bottom of the page.
On-site visits are allowed daily between:
- 9 to 10:30 a.m.
- 1:10 to 4:30 p.m.
- 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
You can participate using a computer, webcam, and high-speed internet access. Charges apply.
Remote visitation hours are daily between 8:10 to 10:30 a.m., 1 to 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The visiting week begins on Sunday and ends on Saturday. To visit remotely you will need to do the following:
- Create a visitation account at the Securus Tech website
- Request access to visit
- Once you are approved to be a remote visitor, you can then schedule remote visits
- You will be required to pay for your visitation session at the time you schedule the session
Please Note: Funds applied to an inmate’s account may be used for medical co-pays, booking fees, garnishments, and commissary items, such as snacks, cards, or games. The money is applied to any outstanding fees before commissary items may be purchased.
Once funds are deposited on an inmate’s account, the funds become the property of the inmate. No money is returned to the depositor unless the funds are released to an individual by the inmate.
There are several ways to get money to an inmate. For each of these options, you should be prepared with either the inmate’s jail identification number or full name and date of birth.
TouchPayDirect is the jail’s approved online vendor. The site ID for JCSO is 280401.
You may call (866) 232-1899 and pay with your credit or debit card. When asked for the Site ID, please use 280401.
You may come to the jail at 200 Jefferson County Parkway in Golden and use cash or credit card at the lobby kiosk to add money to an inmate’s account. You may also bring a U.S. Postal Service money order, or certified check and give it to the on-duty lobby staff.
U.S. Postal, or International Postal money orders or certified checks may be mailed to inmates using this address:
Inmate’s Full Name
P.O. Box 16700
Golden, CO 80402-6700
All incoming mail is opened and inspected for contraband and incoming funds. The Detention Services Division is not responsible for delays or errors on the part of the U.S. Postal Service in the daily delivery of mail. Please note that when an inmate has been released or transferred, further incoming mail is returned to the sender; mail is not forwarded. Send money to an inmate.
Inmate mail should be addressed with the inmate’s full name and the below address:
Inmate’s full name
P.O. Box 16700
Golden, CO 80402-6700
There is no limit on the number of letters an inmate may receive, but there are size and content restrictions Outgoing or incoming mail may be rejected and returned to sender if there is reason to believe that it may contain restricted materials or is in excess. If any item is denied it is returned to the sender and the inmate is informed in writing. Restricted materials include:
- Plans for the introduction of contraband
- Plans for criminal activity
- Threats of extortion
- Instruction for the manufacture of weapons, drugs, drug paraphernalia, explosives or alcoholic beverages
- Plans for escape or unauthorized entry
- Codes not understood by the scanner, to include gang graffiti or “tagging”
- Plans for activities in violation of facility rules
- Information, which if communicated, would create serious danger of violence and/or harm to any person
- Mail that contains potentially infectious and/or offensive materials (body fluids, etc.)
- Material that promotes racial conflict or discrimination
- Materials that may disrupt the operation and/or safety and security of the facility
- Illegal gang materials
- Envelopes larger than legal size 8 by 14 inches
- Stickers, stamps, envelopes, blank paper, laminated plastic, newspaper/magazine clippings, musical cards, cards larger than 8 by 11 inches
- Sexually explicit photos
- An excess of three pictures, or photos larger than 4 by 6 inches
- Polaroid pictures
- Personal checks, credit cards or money orders not procured through U.S. or International Postal services (acceptable funds are listed on the Sending Money to Inmates webpage)
- Any book or magazine
Yes, all basic medical needs are to be attended to according to Jefferson County Detention Center Policy.
Yes, Jefferson County Detention Center does have a commissary. You may contribute to the inmate’s commissary by sending money to an inmate.
Arrested in Jefferson County? Call a Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney at (303) 222-0330
If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Colorado, call our Jefferson County criminal defense attorneys for a free consultation at (303) 222-0330. We may be able to get the charges reduced or dismissed completely so your record stays clean. And if necessary, we’ll fight for you all the way to trial.
Also see our list of Colorado Jails.
See our related article, Jefferson County Pretrial Services – How it Works.