ALERT: Colorado is on a statewide Stay-at-Home order (effective March 26-April 11) asking residents to stay home unless they are performing critical activities. All City of Commerce City facilities and rec centers remain closed to the public through April 17. Visit for updates.

Background Records

If you need a background check or criminal justice report:

Commerce City policy governing access to criminal justice records

Court Records

If you need a court records search or records:

  • You must appear in person at the court office, located at the Commerce City Civic Center, during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday)
  • Bring a valid photo ID or driver’s license. We will search your name and date of birth in our system.

Court records are destroyed four years after a case is closed. We cannot provide information about records that were closed four or more years ago. If you do not have a record with Commerce City Municipal Court, you will be issued a letter stating that.

Information Outside of Commerce City

We can only provide information about Commerce City Municipal Court records and cannot provide information about police reports or tickets that were issued for appearance in other courts.