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The Weld County Sheriff's office is committed to the safety and well-being of citizens. If you have been a victim of a convicted offender sentenced to the Weld County Jail for a crime listed under C.R.S. title 24, the Victim's Rights Act, please read this notice carefully. This notice will help you understand your rights at the post-sentencing stage of the criminal justice process.

Empowering you to make the decision to continue with notices regarding the offender

The state of Colorado recognizes that some victims want to continue receiving incarceration information about their offender after sentencing, while others do not; the statute specifically allows for the victim to make this decision. In the event that you want to continue with notifications and the Rights defined at the post-sentencing stage, it is important that you notify the Victim Services Unit of the Weld Sheriff's Office in writing using the registration form at the bottom of this page.

Please remember to KEEP US INFORMED of ANY changes in your address, email address and all phone contact information to ensure you receive timely notifications. By doing so, you help us in providing you the notifications and information you need. You can email any changes to your contact information to victimservices@co.weld.co.us or register for automatic release notification at http://www.vinelink.com/

legal rights at the post-sentencing stage of the criminal justice process
  • Upon request, to be informed when a person accused or convicted of the crime is released from custody, is paroled, escapes or absconds from probation or parole.
  • Upon written request, to be informed of and heard at any reconsideration of sentence, parole hearing, or commutation of sentence;
  • Upon written request, to be informed when a person convicted of a crime against the victim is placed in or transferred to a less secure correctional facility or program or is permanently or conditionally transferred or released from any state hospital;
  • To be informed of any rights which the victim has pursuant to the constitution of the United States or the State of Colorado.
  • To be informed of the process for enforcing compliance with the Victim Rights Act.

In an effort to keep you well informed of an offender's status, please take a moment to consider the following:

When you register on-line for post sentencing notifications, you will be enrolled into the auto-mated notification system. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation of such via text or email.

Weld County jail Calculation of good time and estimated release dates

Offenders may be awarded Earned Time each month, typically 10-12 days every month. This can bring the Time Served Date(s) much sooner than you would expect. Earned Time cannot exceed 30% of the offender's sentence.

Please know that our mission at the Weld County Sheriff Office is to provide effective public service with honor and integrity. Our Victim Services Unit is here to support you through the many challenges that people often experience when they have fallen victim to a crime of violence. You may reach the on-call victim advocate by calling 970-350-9600 and as for the on-call Weld Sheriff's Office Victim Advocate. In emergencies, remember to always call 911.

For more information, questions, community resources, or guidance with safety planning, please contact the Weld County Victim Services Unit at victimservices@co.weld.co.us

Victim Notification Program Enrollment Form

Weld County Jail

Victim Notification program enrollment Form

For Crime Victims resulting in their offender serving a sentence at the Weld County Jail

Under CRS 24-4.1-101, the Victims’ Rights Act (VRA), victims of specific crimes have the right to be notified of certain changes in the status of the offender in their cases such as transfers and release. If you are the victim of a crime as outlined in the VRA, and your offender has been sentenced in your case to incarceration at the Weld County Jail, you may choose to opt-in for notifications post sentencing. To opt in, please fill out and return this form; you be enrolled in the automated victim notification system. The information you provide will be confidential.

Upon successful registration, you will receive a confirmation text or email.

Offender's Name:

 
Offender's Date of Birth:

 
Your Name:

 

Are you the named victim (or the guardian of the named victim) in the crime for which this offender is convicted of and serving a sentence? Yes No

Choose one:

Please notify me by text message at this number

 
Please notify me by email at this email address: 

 

***Note, it is your responsibilyty to notify the Weld County jail victim services unit of any changes to your contact information. Please allow for 3 business days for registration and contact the Weld Sheriff's Office VSU with any questions at victimservices@co.weld.co.us

 



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Contact Information

Weld County Sheriff

Deborah Calvin - Victim Services Director

1950 O ST Greeley, CO 80631
email: dcalvin@co.weld.co.us
phone: (970) 397-5935


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