The Identification Section of the Denver Police Department performs fingerprinting services for all residents of the City and County of Denver for the purposes of employment, adoptions and other pre-approved purposes. The Denver Police Department does not keep a copy of these fingerprints.
To obtain a notarized letter and background record check (arrest record), download and complete and return the Arrest Records Form (PDF). The fee for processing this request is $15. Colorado background checks are performed by CBI, while Denver will provide background checks (arrest records) for Denver information only.
Police Administration Building
1331 Cherokee Street, Room 420
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: (720) 913-6269
The Identification Section also performs several other functions including: