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  • The Records Unit is the support staff for the Mesa County Sheriff's Office. They strive to fulfill the mission of the Sheriff's Office on a daily basis by partnering with citizens to enhance the quality of life in Mesa County by anticipating, identifying and resolving public safety concerns.

    All support services and work processes of our Records Department impact the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff's Office including the Detention Facility. The front counter is often a citizen's first point of contact with the Sheriff's Office whether it is on the phone or in person. The degree of knowledge, courtesy and efficiency extended to each person or situation leaves a lasting impression and may affect the outcome of a difficult situation to the point of ensuring a prompt response by a deputy or simply providing accurate information.

                                                        RECORD FEE SCHEDULE

    Special Note: As of December 2014, any refunds for transactions done in the Records Division or Civil Division will be processed through Mesa County Accounts Payable, taking a few days to complete. Refunds can only be provided in an immediate form if they are done on the same day as the original transaction.

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  •  Our services include, but are not limited to

    • Telephone reception for all staff.
    • Availability to assist the public are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
    • Front counter reception for the public to provide information and services.
    • Provide detention information regarding our inmate population (court dates, bond, charges, visitation, etc.).
    • Inmate cash account transactions.
    •  Vehicle Identification Number Inspections (VIN) --The Sheriff's Office provides off-site VIN inspections only. The cost is now $20.00.
    •  Fingerprinting is provided as a service to the public, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a $5.00 charge. Generally, we do supply fingerprint cards, but occasionally your organization will provide the fingerprint card for you to bring with you.
      Fingerprints for the general public are ONLY done at our main office, located at 215 Rice Street, Grand Junction. Only court ordered fingerprints are done at the Justice Center. And, no fingerprints are done at our sub-station located at Long's Family Memorial Park.
    • Explosives Permit processing.
    • Liquor License processing.
    • Burn Permit processing.
    • Jail visitation processing and log maintenance.
    • Maintain computer log of all professional visitors to jail to include attorneys, medical professionals, religious professionals, and maintenance workers.
    • Bond revocation processing.
    • Preparation of prosecution reports sent to the District Attorney.
    • Preparation of Juvenile Petition Requests formally asking for review and filing of charges for the District Attorney
    • Quick Book and Release Processing.
    •  Records dissemination for the public and other agencies according to state statutes  
    •  Background Checks for employment, housing & military 
    • CBI computer network links for warrants, crime and message broadcasting statewide and nationwide (entering, canceling, retrieving information).
    • Security maintenance for the Sheriff's Office by ensuring that all contraband is seized and secured before entering the jail facility.
    • Reporting of incident statistics using the National Incident Based Reporting System to the Colorado Bureau of Investigations.
    • Receive and respond to some transport, warrant, extradition, fugitive related inquiries and requests.

     The Records Department satisfies Statutory Responsibilities, such as

    • Release and storage of records
    • Processing and issuance of concealed handgun permits


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