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Cortez, Colorado Jail and Mugshot Information

Cortez is a city in Montezuma County, Colorado. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.38 square miles (16.51 sq. km). The City of Cortez had a population of approximately 8,482 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Cortez, Colorado is Karen Sheek. Karen Sheek can be contacted by email at ksheek@cityofcortez.com.

Karen Sheek, Mayor
Cortez City Mayor’s Office
City of Cortez
123 Roger Smith Ave.
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 564-4008 (City Clerk)
Fax: (970) 565-8172
Email: ksheek@cityofcortez.com
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Cortez City Mayor

Violent crime rate in 2017 in Cortez: 99.0; U.S. Average: 214.8
Violent crime rate in 2016 in Cortez: 79.9; U.S. Average: 216.3

Facts about crime in Cortez, Colorado:

  • The overall crime rate in Cortez is 21% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.13 daily crimes that occur in Cortez.
  • Cortez is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cortez you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cortez has increased by 11%.


Cortez, Colorado Police Station Information

Cortez Police Department

The Cortez Police Department has 28 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 10,000 people.

Roy Lane, Chief of Police
Cortez Police Department
608 N Park Street
Cortez, CO 81321
Email: rlane@cityofcortez.com
Phone: (970) 565-8441 or (970) 565-8451 (Chief)
Fax: (970) 565-0455
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Administration)

Cortez Police Dept

Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Cortez, Colorado.

Nowlin, Sheriff
Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office
730 East Driscoll Street
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-8452 or (970) 564-4986 (Sheriff)
Fax: (970) 565-3731
Emergency: 911

Montezuma County Sheriff

Montezuma County Jail Information

Montezuma County Jail has 104 jail beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Montezuma County Jail
730 East Driscoll Street
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 564-4971
Fax: (970) 565-4348

Montezuma County Jail

Police Records Request in Cortez, Colorado

Police records can be obtained from the Records Section/Department of the Cortez Police Department during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Police Records Request Form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Police Records Request Form:

Cortez Records Request

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Cortez Police Department
608 N Park Street
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-8441 or (970) 565-8451 (Chief)
Fax: (970) 565-0455
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Administration)

Cortez Police Records

Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the City’s Open Records Request Form. The completed application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

Cortez Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Linda L. Smith, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Cortez
City Hall
123 Roger Smith Ave.
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: 970-564-4008
Fax: 970-565-8172
Email: lsmith@cityofcortez.com
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cortez Public Records
Cortez City Clerk

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