The Detective Division investigates, apprehends, and prepares prosecution of criminal offenders for the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

The division is comprised of the Crimes Against Persons Section, Crimes Against Property Section, Crime Lab, Joint Terrorism Task Force, Safe Street Task Force, Property and Evidence Unit, North Metro Task Force, and Victim Advocates.

Property and Evidence information

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Sex Offender Registrations: Please call 720-322-1202.

​Registration days: Tuesday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

​New and birthday registrations are done by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

​Re-registrations hours are Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Detective Division hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. excluding holidays when work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Main telephone number for the Detective Division is 720-322-1202.​

​For information about towed vehicles call 720-322-1212.

Fraudulent Check Form

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Identity Theft Information Packet

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Identity Theft Form for Submittal

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Online Sex Offender Searches (SOTAR)

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Online Sex Offender Searches (CBI)

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Sexually Violent Predator Notices

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Victim Services Unit

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Division Chief
Dirk Budd
(303) 654-1850

Administrative Assistant to the Chief
Judy Najera
(720) 322-1212

John Bitterman
(720) 322-1206

Commander (Lab/Property Evidence)
Shane Heiter
(720) 322-1269