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Detention Center

Detention Center
Take a virtual tour of the Detention Center and Training Facility

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.

About the Detention Center

The Police Department's Detention Division is overseen by Commander Jay Johnson. 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.

In 2012, a total of 2,090 arrestees were booked into the facility, and the average daily population was 59.

Directions and Mailing Address
Detention Center Monument SignThe 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


Commander Jay Johnson
Jay Johnson


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Shawn Laughlin
Interim Commander

11600 Ridge Parkway
Broomfield, CO 80021

Ph: 720.887.2000
Fax: 720.887.2001

Parking is available in the upper lot.