Police Records Unit

Get a Police Record

All records requests are processed in accordance with the Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act (CCJRA), C.R.S. 24-72-301, et seq. Some reports may not be released, or may have redactions required by law.

Complete the online form below, email the completed printable form below, mail the completed printable form below and payment (money order) payable to "City of Thornton," or bring a completed form and payment (cash, money order, credit/debit cards exluding American Express) to:

Thornton Police Department
Attn: Police Records Unit
9551 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, CO 80229


**Changes due to COVID-19**

All requests need to be made via the online form, email or mail and may take longer than 3 days to process.  You will be contacted by a Police Records Specialist about payment once the request has been processed.
We encourage use of the online form below for the quickest response.


If you are looking to complete fingerprinting for any of the below reasons, please call 720-977-5558 and leave a message with your name and contact number for our Division Support Officer:

  • Court-ordered fingerprints

  • Interstate Compact

If you are looking to complete fingerprinting for any other reasons (examples listed below), please see the attached information on the Colorado Applicant Background Services (CABS) program offered by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation or go to the following link CBI - Employment Background Checks:

  • Employment background

  • Teaching licenses

  • Adoption