Detention Center


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The Detention Division supports the mission and values of the Police Department by securely and humanely maintaining custody of those citizens under our supervision and by preparing them for re-integration into the community through services and programs.

The Police Department's Detention Division is overseen by Commanders Tom Hartmann and Shawn Laughlin. The Detention Center, which opened on November 15, 2001, currently operates 80 beds, and an additional 138 beds are held in reserve for when the need arises. Only adults are housed in the Detention Center.

Directions and Mailing Address


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The Broomfield Detention Center's mailing address is 11600 Ridge Parkway, Broomfield, CO 80021. Ridge Parkway runs south from State Highway 128 (Interlocken Loop), 3.2 miles west of State Highway 121 (Wadsworth Parkway). The Detention Center is the last building on the right. Public parking is available in the upper parking lot.
Click here for a map to the Detention Center