Police and Public Safety

Records Unit


The City of Cañon City Police Department Records Division maintains all police department records, with the exception of personnel records. The Records Division is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Records Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality customer service to the public and to the City of Cañon City.

It is the mission of the Records Department to ensure accuracy in providing a variety of different documents and reports to the public. We strive to achieve the highest standards of organization, so that records can be made available for inspection and copying.

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Costs of Other Services (Check or Cash Only):

Records (Police Reports): (black/white) $0.25 per page + sales tax, (color) $1.00 per page + sales tax, (CD/DVD) $5.00.  Bring a valid government-issued photo ID.

Note: There is a $25.00 per hour fee for searches requiring more than 1 hour of service.

Note: If listed as a victim in the requested report there is no cost for the report.

Note: Please print the Records-Police Report Request Form HERE

Local Background Checks: Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) The cost is $10.00. Bring a valid government- issued photo ID. Local Background Checks only consists of The City of Cañon City Police Department records.

Fingerprints: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, fingerprints won’t start until 11 a.m. The cost is $10.00 for the first two cards. You need to bring a valid, government-issued photo ID. 

VIN Inspections: Appointments are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please see the Certified Vehicle Identification Inspections form for more information. Non-residents must contact the Colorado State Patrol at 719-784-3275. 

911 Recordings: $5.00 per CD/DVD

Sex Offender Registrations: Monday through Friday (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) (Annual) $25.00; (Quarterly) $10.00 

Be sure to bring a valid government-issued photo ID, registrations on all vehicles you have access to, and if you are on probation or parole, a copy of your conditions of release.  

Sex Offender Forms: 
Registration Form
Supplemental Form
Address Addendum

Electronic Identifier Addendum
Post Secondary Education Addendum

Employment Addendum
Vehicle Addendum

For additional Registration forms in Spanish:  https://www.colorado.gov/apps/cdps/sor/info-forms.jsf

Bonding Fee: $75.00

Bike License: $2

Dog Impounds: $12.50 1st Day, $5.00 each additional day

Dog Licenses: $12.50 male/spayed female, $22.50 un-spayed females.

Frequently Asked Questions


                 Contact Us: 
Cañon City Police Department 
161 Justice Center Rd. 
Cañon City, CO 81212 

Jill Filer
Police Records Manager
Phone: 719-276-5600

Britney Lynch 
Records Technician 
Phone: 719-276-5609 
Ruth Potter
Records Technician 
Phone: 719-276-5608 

Fax: 719-276-5607 

Hours: 8am-5pm (M-F)