In accordance with Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS), 19-1-301 through 304, concerning Children's Code Records and Information Act and 24-72-201 through 206, concerning Inspection, Copying and Photographing Public Records, and 24-72-301 through 24-72-309 concerning Criminal Justice Records, the Teller County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) will provide, for public inspection, records in the custody of the Sheriff's Office which are legally allowed within the provision of the above referenced statutes. The Sheriff's Office is authorizing dissemination only to the below requestor in accordance with C.R.S. 24-72-304, secondary dissemination may violate this statute and will not be the responsibility of the Sheriff's Office. To request a copy of a record you must complete this form, which will be retained in the file of the requested record. This form is a public record and may be released. All requests are processed as soon as possible, but may take up to 3 working days. Such period may be extended if extenuating circumstances exist such as the request is for an inactive file, an unusually long request, or the records need to be reviewed by administration. Your request may require approval through the District Attorney's Office. Should your request be denied, you may request a written explanation as to why. The fee shall be as detailed below, unless actual costs exceed that amount, in which case actual costs may be charged. Actual costs include staff time. Any fees charged in this policy shall include the cost of redacting documents to excise privileged material. Fees may be waived or reduced with prior approval of the Sheriff.
Per C.R.S. 24-72-205 (6)(a), a research/retrieval fee will be assessed for every request to inspect public records whether or not the requested record is located. There is no charge for the first hour, after the first hour, a $30 per hour fee will be assessed.
**There are certain reports that cannot be emailed and must be obtained in person or sent via USPS mail.**
No charge to persons indexed as a victim of the report.
If US Mail, you must provide your Mailing Address.
Your signature acknowledges that you will pay all sheriff's fees associated with this records request and that per statute 24-72-305.5 the searched records will not be used for the direct solicitation of business for pecuniary gain.
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