Boulder County Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: October 16, 2022
3200 Airport Rd, Boulder, CO 80301

Boulder 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 IC Solutions, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

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

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Boulder County Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 303-441-4650

The Boulder County Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 3200 Airport Rd Boulder, CO which is operated locally by the Boulder 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. Boulder County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Boulder Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.


The Boulder Boulder County Jail offers many programs to the inmates. These include:

Counseling Programs - Counseling Programs provide the following classes:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Footsteps Program For Men and Women for Co-Occurring Disorders Both Group and Individual Counseling is available to participants covering such topics as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Education Programs - Various Education Programs are available to inmates, from parenting to life skills to addiction recovery.

Health Programs - Health Programs are provided to new intakes on a weekly basis. Programs include:

  • AIDS Education (both English and in Spanish)

Library services - Library services are provided once or twice weekly include:

  • Recreational reading
  • Law Library

Living assistance - Living assistance is a voluntary program designed to help an inmate’s successful transition back into the community. Programs include:

  • Focus – Transitional Program
  • Jail to Community

Recreation - Recreation time allows for the following:

  • Active Recreation
  • Passive Recreation

Religious Programs - Religious Programs are provided for inmates which include:

  • Bible Study
  • Catholic Church Services
  • Church Services (English and Spanish)
  • Set Free Ministries
  • Shekinah
  • Sunday Services
  • Vine Life

Safehouse - Safehouse is a program of counseling and referral. Subjects include:

  • Progressive Alliance for Non-Violence
  • Individual Counseling and Consultation available to Women with Domestic Violence Charges.
  • Educational Class Offered once a week for Women here on Domestic Violence of Assault Charges (mandatory participation).

Substance Abuse programs - Substance Abuse programs sets goals, objectives, and components of treatment:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Phoenix Project
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Educational Classes listed under Education Programs

Yoga & Meditation - Yoga is provided for inmate well being

  • Prison Dharma Network

Inmate Locator

Boulder County Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Colorado. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

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.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Boulder County Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 303-441-4650.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Boulder County Jail - Visitation

Visits must be arranged 24 hours in advance. A limited number of visitation slots are available. To set up an inmate visitation call 303-441-4600. If you have been incarcerated in any jail within the last six months (or 180 days), you will not be allowed to visit.

Pre-registration for Visitors - Video Visitation is now available for registration and scheduling of video visits. Video Visitation is an easy way to visit with your inmate from home over the internet by using your home computer. Video visits are available to you during normal business hours, but also available in the evenings, on Holidays, and over the weekend. The cost is $12 per 30 minute visit (Depending on their status, some inmates may get 45-minute visits; the cost is still $12).

To ensure the best quality video visitation experience, please click on the following link before registering or scheduling a visit. Go to, (scheduling instruction guide) select Boulder County Jail, CO, choose Visit At Home (Remote) and follow the 5 steps to register, test your system, set up and add funds to your account and set up your system for an in-home visit.

To contact IC Solutions Technical Support regarding video visitation issues, call 1-888-646-9437.

The Boulder County Jail continues to offer face-to-face Security Visits at the jail. Prior to scheduling Security visits at the jail, visitor(s) must pre-register with Reception at the jail during normal business hours, which are Monday through Thursday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Fridays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Excluding County Holidays.

Visitation appointments must be made one day in advance of the scheduled appointment. Call Friday to schedule a Monday visit.


You must bring a valid photo I.D., with the date of birth, and you will be required to clear the metal detector. Inmates are eligible for 1 visit per week, Monday through Friday. A parent or legal guardian must accompany children under 18 years of age.

Inmates can have up to 2 visitors at one time for Security Visits.

To schedule an appointment for a visit taking place at the jail call 303-441-4600 – option 2, Monday through Thursday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

There are No Security Visits at the Jail on Weekends

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