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Court Services:


Located in the El Paso County courthouse the Court Services Section is part of the Detention Operations Division and is divided into the Court Unit and the Transport Unit. This section is responsible to insure the public’s safety by providing security in 38 court rooms, moving inmates to and from court in a safe, secure, and timely manner and arresting and processing remands in accordance with prescribed directives and applicable laws. Further, to provide safe and secure vehicular transportation for inmates to and from court, between local detention facilities, State Hospital, Department of Corrections facilities and other law enforcement jurisdictions throughout the state and as directed by the courts.



Transport Unit:


The Transport Unit is comprised of 1 Sergeant, 12 Sworn Deputies, and 1 Civilian support personnel


Court Services Control Room (Metro)

The Transport Unit is responsible for the transport of inmates from the Criminal Justice Center (CJC) to the El Paso County Courthouse. The Transport Unit is additionally responsible for the transport of individuals throughout the State of Colorado. These transports include trips to the Department of Corrections facilities as well as any individuals arrested by other Counties on El Paso County Warrants. The Transport Unit is also responsible for transport of inmates to scheduled medical appointments outside the CJC facility.



Court Unit:


The Court Unit is comprised of 1 Sergeant, 32 Sworn Deputies, and 2 Civilian support personnel.


Court Services - Pat Search

The Court Unit escorts all incarcerated individuals to court for their scheduled appearances. From initial Advisements to Motions to Trials and finally Sentencing the Court Unit insures that the inmates are in the proper court at all designated times. The Court Unit provides transport for all juvenile inmates from Spring Creek Detention Center to the appropriate juvenile courts. They ensure courtroom safety for court staff, the general public and the incarcerated individuals. The Court Unit is responsible for arrest and processing of any individual with an active warrant or one that is remanded into the custody of the Sheriff at the direction of the Courts, this includes juveniles.


Court Services Front Desk (Courthouse)

The Court Services Section keeps very involved in Community Partnerships and Fund Raising Efforts. Some of the organizations that the Section actively participated in were the Colorado Special Olympics, Kid Power, Back to School Drive and the Komen Cancer Society. Court services personnel conducted tours of the Court House for Schools, Civic organizations and continue our tradition of professional and dedication to the Community of El Paso County.



Transport Statistics for totals for 2011:


  Total Amount of Transports between CJC and the Court House
  Total Trips
4,219
  Total Inmates Transported
19,901
  Arrests from Warrants in Colorado Adult
666
  Arrests from Warrants in Colorado Juvenile
65
Amount of trips for Writ Transports from State And Federal Detention Facilities
1,186
  Total number of Inmates transported on Writs
2,340
  Transports to the State Hospital
124
  Medical Transports
171
  Annual Court Unit Statistics for 2011
  Amount of Inmates escorted into Court: District
12,535
  County
5,774
 
  Number of Courts Scheduled for Year
  District
2,170
  County
2,302
 
  Juveniles transported to the CJC
7
  Individuals arrested at the Court House and Transported to CJC
2,683
  Total amount Adults
2,362
  Total amount Juvenile
319
  Total Amount of Warrants Served
1,755
  Total Amount of Domestic Violence Hearings
1,595
  Alcohol Evaluations
198

To find out more about the Operations Division, click on any of the links located below.

Operations Division – Sections & Units
  

   Sheriff's Office Facilities Information

Office of the Sheriff
27 East Vermijo Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Phone:719.520.7100

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Metro Detention Facility
210 South Tejon Street
Colorado Springs, CO. 80903

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Criminal Justice Center
2739 East Las Vegas
Colorado Springs, CO. 80906
Phone:719.390.2000

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Directions to each of our facilities can be found by clicking here.

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