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Requests for background checks can be made anytime in person at the Records Counter. Background checks consist of arrest records from the Mesa County Sheriff's Office ONLY.

To process a background check, you must bring a valid picture ID and a completed request form. These requests are usually processed while you wait.

Fee: $5.00/person

We accept the following methods of payment to pay fees:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money Order
  • All major credit cards are accepted with an additional fee.
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Contact information

Records Lobby


215 Rice Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501


970-244-3500 - option 2

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)



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