Thank you for contacting the Colorado Department of Corrections.  If you don't know where to start or have a question or concern you need assistance with, we encourage you to contact our Constituent Services Office.  They can answer your question, address your concern, or ensure it is referred to the appropriate area to do so. 

Our Constituent Services Office is the best place to direct general inquiries or questions or concerns related to your incarcerated loved one.  If you need assistance and don't know where to go, please contact our Constituent Services team.  They will be happy to answer your question, address your concern, or ensure it is referred to the appropriate subject matter expert. 

Contact information for Constituent Services may be found on their page HERE

The Constituent Services Office is open from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and is closed on state holidays.  

Record requests may be directed to the appropriate records division for handling:

Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) and Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act (CCJRA):
CORA and CCJRA requests may be submitted online HERE 

Medical Records: 
Information regarding requests for medical records may be found HERE

Inmate Records:
Inmate incarceration records including Pen Packs may be submitted online HERE 

Information on how to contact an inmate may be found HERE.  If you need to locate an inmate, our online inmate locator may be accessed at http://www.doc.state.co.us/oss/

Please note: Colorado Department of Corrections is the state prison system. We do not have any involvement with operations of Colorado county jails, federal prisons, nor community corrections facilities.  If an individual is serving a sentence in one of those jurisdictions, they will not appear in our online inmate locator.  Individuals who have discharged their sentence and are no longer under supervision also will not appear in our online inmate locator.  

Media information including the department's media policy and contact information for our Public Information Officer may be found on our Media page HERE 

All press releases are posted HERE 

For Previous Employees
Email: DOC_Verifications@state.co.us
For Current Employees
For current employees who need their base pay verified for banking or loan purposes, visit www.cccverify.com or call 855-901-3099. 

CDOC permits and supports external research conducted by other state agencies, university students and professors, and other organizations interested in criminal justice issues. If you are interested in pursing a research project in coordination with the Colorado Department of Corrections, additional information regarding the process as well as a request form may be found on our External Research Request page HERE