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Adams County Detention Facility Inmate Search

How to Search for an Inmate in Adams County Colorado

To find an inmate within the Adams County Jail system, go to the Adams County Jail Daily Booking Report.

There are two methods you can use to search:

  • Search by Name Date
  • Search by Booking Date


Enter a full or partial first and/or last name of the inmate.

Click on the red search icon to the right of the search boxes.

All inmates whose names begin with the letters you entered will be displayed.

TIP: Entering the entire name will help reduce your search results.


This is a good option if you know the inmate was booked within the past week.

Locate the date links across the page – if the inmate was booked prior to seven days ago, you can search that date using the dropdown box above the date links.

Choose a date and click on the link.

NOTE: If an inmate comes into the jail near midnight, the booking date could be the following day, so try both dates if your first attempt does is not successful.

Once the link is clicked it will display all inmates processed on that date.

They are not in alphabetical order, they are in booking order.

Scroll down the page to find your inmate.


  • Inmate’s Full Legal Name
  • Booking Date
  • Date of Birth
  • Booking Number
  • Gender
  • Criminal Charges
  • Misdemeanor or Felony
  • Next Scheduled Court Date and Time
  • Bond Amount
  • Bond Type (Cash/Surety)

If the inmate cannot be bonded out on a particular charge, it state that in red letters.

  • Held For (If the inmate is being held for another agency, the name of the agency)


It is possible to learn more about this inmate’s and other Adams County inmate criminal court cases by going to the Adams County Docket Search.

Make sure “Adams County” shows in the county dropdown box.

The next dropdown box is will always show “Adams County Justice Center”.

Choose “County Court” or “District Court” from the Court Type dropdown menu.

If unsure, select “Both”.

Enter today or later for the “Date From” and the same for the “Date To” fields.

If unsure, leave the “Date To” field blank.

TIP: If it is after business hours, you must enter tomorrow’s date or later or your search won’t work.

 Next, you must choose one of the following and enter the appropriate information:

  • Date
  • Partial case number
  • Party last name or company name (Inmate or defendant’s last name)
  • Party first name (Inmate or defendant’s first name)
  • Attorney bar number
  • Division
  • Click on the blue,   “Show Docket” button at the bottom of the page.


The following information will be displayed about the case:

  • Date
  • Time
  • Court
  • Hearing Type
  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Location
  • Case #
  • Division

With more than 9,000 jails and prisons across the country, trying to locate an inmate can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. On this page, you will find the Adams County inmate search, inmate lists, inmate roster, arrest reports and/or booking information for the Adams County Detention Facility in the city of Brighton, Adams County in the state of Colorado.

With a minimal amount of information about the inmate and some patience, on jailexchange.com you can:


Recent Arrests and/or Pre-trial Inmates in Adams County Detention Facility

If you are certain your inmate is in Adams County Detention Facility, or at the very least in Adams County, go to this page to search for them.

If the Adams County Detention Facility inmate search website is not currently online or up to date, call 303-654-1850 for assistance in locating your inmate.

The Adams County Detention Facility is "open" 24-hours-a-day. When you call, give the staff member the name of who you are looking for and a birthdate or age if you have it. That person will let you know if your inmate is there.

At minimum you will need a first and last name. If you can provide the middle name or initial that is even better. In a perfect world you will also have the inmate's birthdate, but if not, an estimated age will help.

If you are not sure what county jail the inmate is located in, it helps to at least know the geographic area. Knowing what state the inmate is in is good; knowing which county is even better.

In some cases, there will be more than one possibility. Use patience and check them all. Go here to get started on a search for any jail in the state of Colorado or go to this page to begin a search for all jails in the United States.

If your inmate has been charged but not yet convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony, he or she will most likely be held in Adams County within the county where the crime occurred. If you only have the city name, look up the city's police department, call and ask them if they keep inmates at a local jail or send them to the county jail. If they are sent to the Adams County Jail, either look them up here or call 303-654-1850 for assistance.

Recently convicted felons are sometimes held at Adams County Jail until transport to a Colorado State Prison is available. Inmates sentenced to less than one year incarceration or those convicted to serve time for misdemeanors will do their time in the Adams County Jail system.

Jailexchange.com has a complete page of all available information to assist families and friends of inmates in Adams County Detention Facility and every other jail, prison and juvenile detention center in America.

How to find an Inmate already convicted of a felony and sentenced in the state of Colorado

State Inmate

Most states have Department of Corrections websites that allow you to type in a felon's first and last name and pull up inmates in that state. Go to this page for inmates in Colorado. If you need to find an inmate in another state prison system, go here.

When you click next to the inmate's name or on a link, it will show you which jail or prison the inmate is housed in. If the inmate is no longer incarcerated, but is on parole/probation or discharged, it will tell you that as well. In addition, many state prison inmate pages show recent mug shots.

Federal Inmate

The federal prison system has its own inmate locator called the Bureau of Prisons Inmate Locator.

Type in the inmate's name and it will tell you where he or she is incarcerated and their projected release date. It also lists released federal prison inmates and the date they were released.

Federal inmates who are moved from one prison to another will show as "No longer in federal custody" on the system until they reach their next federal prison destination. This movement can take a few days to several months to complete, so keep checking back to find out where the inmate was taken.

ICE Inmates

The ICE Detainee Lookup allows friends, family members and interested parties to locate illegal and/or undocumented immigrants that are in the United States without permission.

They are held in detention centers approved by Immigration Custody and Enforcement until their hearing or date they are deported back to their home country.

To look up the detainee, users need the full legal name the person used upon their arrest and the country the person claimed they originated from. It helps to also have the "A-number", which is the number that ICE assigned to them upon their detention, which you can use instead of attempting to type the detainee's name.

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