The Arapahoe County Jail houses offenders from across the county
Did you know that the Jail was originally build to hold 360 inmates and today it regularly houses 1,100 inmates. Additionally, the booking area was build to hold 29 offenders and now regularly holds 80 inmates. Nearly all individuals who commit a crime in Arapahoe County await their trials and sentencing in the Jail.
Most people have little knowledge about the Jail, but it is a critical component of our community safety. We know that feeling safe is extremely important to 94% of our citizens.