Monday-Friday (closed holidays)8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Records Unit can provide, upon receipt of the application and fee, public records related to the April 20, 1999, Columbine High School shootings. All remaining Columbine evidence, including the 'Basement Tapes', were destroyed in early 2011 in consideration of the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime of the FBI's 'Assessment of "the tapes'".
An Application for Columbine Documents must be completed, listing the item number and item(s) requested. All fees must be paid in U.S. currency. The application may be mailed (200 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80401), faxed (303-271-5552), or brought in person to one of the Records Unit locations.
For more information please call 303-271-5542, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(1) Sheriff's Office Final Report on the Columbine High School shootings on CD Released May 15, 2000 $15.00 (2) Littleton Fire Department video and raw helicopter footage from KCNC-TV, channel 4 on VHS tape Released April 26, 2000 $10.00 (3) Cafeteria surveillance on DVD Released June 7, 2000 $30.00 (4) "Rampart Range" footage on DVD; this footage contains graphic language Released Oct. 21, 2003 $10.00 (5) "Crowd" footage on DVD; approximately 38 minutes of crowd footage filmed by the sheriff's office crime lab outside Columbine High School after 1 p.m. on April 20, 1999. Released Feb. 26, 2004 $10.00 (6) Klebold and Harris footage on DVD; miscellaneous footage of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold retrieved from school or given to the sherriff's office by citizens. Segments dubbed onto master DVD. Released Feb. 26, 2004 $10.00 (7) Jefferson County 911 and dispatch audio on a two CD-ROM set Released Aug. 7, 2000 $25.00 (8) Denver dispatch cassette tapes containing 7 1/2 hours of communication Released March 6, 2003 $25.00 (9) Main release of reports investigative files on DVD; 11,000 pages Released Nov. 21, 2000 $30.00 (10) Additional investigative files on CD containing: Additional ancillary reports (tips, Internet, threats and connected reports) Audio cassette of Jefferson County 911 dispatch tape (missed side of tape from previous release) Two large crime scene diagrams (from CD Released Aug. 8, 2001 $15.00 (11) Printout of evidence log on CD; 200 pages long and duplicates the evidence books released later. Released April 2001 $15.00 (12) Evidence books on CD Released May 11, 2001 $15.00 (13) Crime Scene Processing Team reports and sketches on CD Released June 19, 2001 $15.00 (14) FBI Crime Scene Processing Team reports and sketches on CD Released Sept. 5, 2001 $15.00 (15) Colorado Bureau of Investigation laboratory report, five pages. Note: This report is included in the 11,000 pages of investigative files that were released later. Released May 31, 2000 $30.00 (16) CBI laboratory report on CD Released Feb. 6, 2002 $15.00 (17) Misc. items on CD containing the following: Draft search affidavit Released April 10, 2001 CD (audio) of the shoot team interviews Released April 10, 2001 Written transcript of an interview with Columbine High School Community Resource Officer Neil Gardner and the executive summary of the library investigative team Released April 10, 2001 $15.00 (18) Warrants book on CD Released June 9, 2003 $15.00 (19) Tracking sheets, investigative index and other Columbine documents on CD Released Jan. 8, 2003 $15.00 (20) Documents that show slight differences from previously released originals and documents that were inadvertently unreleased on CD; 57 pages Released 2003 $15.00 (21) FBI report of interview with Randy, Judy and Brooks Brown on CD Released May 22, 2001 $15.00 (22) Additional pages of Harris website; 1997 memo and web pages on CD Released Oct. 30, 2003 $15.00 (23) Documents seized from Harris and Klebold residences and vehicles; on CD, 936 pages in PDF format on a single CD. Released July 6, 2006 $15.00
Please contact the listed agency directly for information about obtaining copies.
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