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The Municipal Court function is composed of the Court Administration Department, Judicial Department, the City Attorney's Criminal Justice Division and the Public Defender's Office. The Court Administration Department oversees the administrative services of the Municipal Court function. The Judicial Department presides over the municipal courts. The City Attorney's Criminal Justice Division is responsible for the prosecution of violations of municipal ordinances and regulations. The primary function of the Public Defender's Office is to represent indigent defendants of the city of Aurora.

The Municipal Court handles a wide variety of offense violations, but not all tickets that are written in the city of Aurora are written into the Aurora Municipal Court.  For more information on the types of tickets/charges handled at the Aurora Municipal Court, please visit the
Tickets & Summons section.

Aurora Municipal Court and Detention Center is located at 14999 E. Alameda Parkway
General Court Information: 303-739-6444

The Aurora Detention Center is a 72-hour Adult Holding Facility and has a maximum capacity of 220 detainees. The Detention Staff works closely with the Aurora Police Department, the Aurora City Marshals, the Arapahoe and Adams County Detention Facility, as well as other jurisdictions, to house and transport detainees in preparation for their court appearances.

For information call 303-739-6194

General Court Information 303-739-6444
  • Case Information: 303-739-6444
  • Probation: 303-739-6488
  • Marshal: 303-739-6470
  • Court Administration: 303-739-6440
  • Public Defender: 303-739-6555
  • Case Scheduling: 303-739-6456
  • Jury Commissioner: 303-739-6454
  • Teen Court: 303-739-6544
  • City Attorney - Prosecutor Office: 303-739-7810
  • Gateway Battered Women's Shelter: 303-739-7826
Court Telephone Numbers
  • Office of the Presiding Judge: 303-739-6535
  • Transcript Requests: 303-739-6502
  • Wedding Ceremony Information: 303-739-6535
  • FAX 303-739-6682
City of Aurora Colorado -- 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy -- Aurora, CO 80012            Access Aurora: 303-739-7000