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Intake and Release:


Mission


To ensure all Intake and Release responsibilities are accomplished in accordance with accepted professional standards and as prescribed in Colorado Revised Statue (C.R.S.) 17-26-103. In addition, Section maintains required records, ensures accountability and security of inmate funds and their personal property, and enters initial victim information into Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) system in support of C.R.S. 24-4.1-302 through 24.4.1-304.


  COMMIT/RELEASE STATISTICS FOR CJC IN 2010

Commit Statistics for 2010

25,063


Released Inmates in 2010

20,701



Commit Statistics by Month
Release Statistics by Month
January
2124
1779
February
1799
1590
March

2236

1861
April
2086
1712
May
2064
1724
June
2129
1788
July
2293
1816
August
2294
1730
September
2196
1752
October
2105
1685
November
1892
1621
December
1845
1643


Administrative Unit:


All inmate records are maintained with a staff of five Administrative Technicians. Records are updated for every court appearance, as well as, any new charges, bond changes or holds generated by approximately 40 different courts. Unit technicians are also responsible for administratively managing inmates being held for other agencies and for ensuring these agencies are correctly billed for housing.


Requests for copies of verification of incarceration letters can be obtained by calling (719) 390-2145 Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Specific inmate information may be obtained between 6:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. and bonding information is available 24 hours a day seven days a week.



Bookkeeping Unit:


Mission


The mission of the Bookkeeping Unit is to process all incoming and outgoing inmate funds. Funds credited to an inmate's account can be used to purchase commissary items, pay fines to courts, pay for cash bonds, and to pay work release fees.


Inmate Accounts


Funds can be posted to an inmate’s account at the Criminal Justice Center. Funds are required to be in the form of a Money Order, a Cashier's Check or Travelers Check made payable to "Inmate Name/EPSO" and must contain the name and address of the person depositing the funds. United States Currency is also accepted at the front window of the Criminal Justice Center. Funds can be posted 24 hours a day at the Criminal Justice Center.


Inmates can receive funds for bonds, fees, commissary or work release fees through Western Union Quick Collect.


Commissary Purchases


In order for an inmate to purchase commissary items, funds must be deposited to their account not later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday for inmates housed in A,B,C,D wards and 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday for inmates housed in E,F,G wards.


Bonds


Bonds can be posted at the Criminal Justice Center facility 24 hours a day. All bond funds must be in the form of United States Currency, Travelers Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order. In addition, all bonds require a $10.00 processing fee.


Release of Funds


Inmates can release funds in the form of a check. The person receiving the funds must have a valid picture ID in order to receive the funds. Funds are released 24 hours a day.


Work Release Fees


Inmates sentenced to a Work Release Program are charged a $22.00 a day fee. All fees must be paid weekly. Inmates driving a vehicle will be charges $1.00 a day for parking.



Inmate Property Unit:


All inmate property is inventoried during pre-admit processing. Property is then re-inventoried and controlled and accounted for by a staff of five Property Technicians.


No property is accepted for an inmate once they are formally booked into the Criminal Justice Center with the exception of prescription glasses, certain pre-approved prescription medications and clothes for jury trials. However, an inmate, upon completion of a Personal Property Release form, can release property. The person receiving this property must have a valid picture identification card.


Property can be picked up 24 hours a day.



Pre-Admit Unit:


The Pre-Admit Unit is responsible for the initial processing and accounting of all inmate property and monies. In addition, Pre-Admit Technicians check to ensure the arresting agency charging documents are proper and in order; verify and deposit all funds into the inmates account; verify inmate property as inventoried by the arresting officers; check for additional wants and warrants with the National Crime Information Center/Colorado Crime Information Center (NCIC/CCIC); and take inmate identification photos.


The unit is responsible for initial entry of victim notification information into the Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) system in support of C.R.S. 24-4.1-302 through 24.4.1-304.



Booking Unit:


The Booking Unit is responsible for processing the inmate into the facility. Specific questions are asked of each inmate and entered into the computer system. A review of all the paperwork is completed and checked again for accuracy. The inmate is seen by medical personnel as well as fingerprinted by a Colorado Springs City ID technician.



Warrants Unit:


The Warrants Unit is responsible for verifying wants and warrants of all inmates. They make necessary contacts and arrangements for any fugitive from justice warrants, any out of county warrants as well as any extraditions of inmates.



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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