Adams County CO Detention Facility

County Jail

Last Updated: April 03, 2024
150 N 19th St, Brighton, CO 80601
Mailing Address
PO Box 5001, ,

Adams Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is HomeWAV, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is AccessCorrections. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Adams County CO Detention Facility

You can support your loved ones at Adams Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 303-655-3494.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Adams County CO Detention Facility so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Adams Co Jail is a detention center located at 150 N 19th St Brighton, CO which is operated locally by the Adams County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Adams County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Brighton Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Colorado here.

The Jail Division of the Adams County Detention Facility is dedicated to ensuring a secure and humane environment for individuals in custody. Its primary responsibilities include managing inmate movement, behavior, and transportation.

This division consists of various sections and units, each serving specific functions,

Booking: This unit is responsible for processing and recording incoming inmates. It handles the initial intake procedures, including documentation and identification.

Court Security: Ensuring safety and order within courtrooms during legal proceedings involving inmates is the primary role of this unit. It oversees security measures to maintain a secure environment during court appearances.

Civil Unit: The Civil Unit handles civil matters and administrative tasks within the detention facility. This includes managing paperwork, processing legal documents, and handling inquiries related to civil issues.

Detectives: This unit conducts investigations into incidents and crimes that occur within the facility. Detectives gather evidence, interview witnesses, and collaborate with law enforcement agencies to maintain security and address any unlawful activities.

Transport: Responsible for inmate transportation, this unit coordinates movements to and from court appearances, medical appointments, and other necessary destinations. It ensures inmates are transported safely and securely.

Bonding: The Bonding unit facilitates the release of inmates who have met bail or bonding requirements. It manages the necessary paperwork and procedures for inmates to secure their release.

Court Services: This unit coordinates inmate appearances in court and provides assistance during legal proceedings. It ensures that inmates are properly represented and supported throughout the legal process.

Programs: The Programs unit oversees educational, vocational, and rehabilitation initiatives aimed at preparing inmates for reintegration into society. It provides opportunities for skill development, education, and counseling to facilitate successful reentry into the community.

Jail Records: Responsible for maintaining comprehensive records of inmate activities, including bookings, releases, and disciplinary actions. This unit ensures accurate and up-to-date documentation of all inmate-related processes.

Supervised Release: Managing programs for inmates eligible for supervised release or alternative sentencing options falls under this unit's purview. It oversees the implementation and monitoring of supervised release plans to support successful reintegration into the community.

Technical Services: Providing technical support for facility systems and equipment is the primary responsibility of this unit. It ensures that all technical systems, such as security cameras and communication devices, are operational and effective in maintaining facility security.

Each section and unit within the Jail Division plays a vital role in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of the Adams County Detention Facility, with a focus on safeguarding the well-being of both inmates and staff members.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Colorado. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Adams County CO Detention Facility.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Homewav is the Jail's new remote video visitation system. Friends and family can create an account at or by downloading their free mobile app available on the Apple Store of Google Play. Simply select the facility, and inmate, and add money to the account. The inmate will then be able to initiate video calls with the account holder.

Video calls are $0.20 per minute with a maximum call length of thirty minutes.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.