Administrative Records staff are responsible for the retention and release of criminal justice records held by the San Miguel Sheriff's Office. This includes criminal investigations, non-criminal activity, inmate information and audio and video media. Records staff maintain Master Certification through the Colorado Certified Records Network.

Records Release

The custodian of criminal justice records must consider and balance the public and private interests relevant to the inspection of each record request. In accordance with the Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act (CCJRA), CRS § 24-72-301 to 24-72-309, our agency allows for public inspection and production of records in the custody of our office, those of which are legally allowed within the provision of the above-referenced statutes. Fees charged shall include the cost of redacting documents to remove privileged material. Fees may be waived for certain victims of crime as defined by statute.

All requests for records should be submitted on a Sheriff's Office our online Criminal Justice Record Request Form, filled out completely, and the pecuniary statement signed per Colorado Revised Statute 24-72-305.5. e search for the records.

Most records are paperless and will be emailed directly to you. Once you have filled out the Criminal Justice Record Request Form, return it in one of the following ways:

  • Email the Form to the Sheriff's Office at;
  • Fax the form(s) to 970-728-9206;
  • Bring the completed form to our office at 684 CR 63L, Telluride, CO 81435

 For questions call 970-728-4442 or email us 

Colorado Arrest Information

By state statute, our office only releases records from our agency. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the central repository of the criminal history arrest records for the State of Colorado only. You may attain this statewide arrest history by visiting CBI's website.