California Inmate Search

Perform a free California public inmate records search, including inmate rosters, lists, locators, lookups, inquiries, and active jail inmates.


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About Inmate Search

What is an Inmate Search?

An Inmate Search provides detailed information about a current or former inmate. Federal, state, and local prison systems are required to document all prisoners and maintain records on every inmate. An Inmate Search can locate an inmate, provide personal information about the individual, and it may include the inmate's offenses and sentence.

Inmate records contain personal information about incarcerated individuals, including the inmate's full name and any aliases, their age, race, and sex, and information relating to their incarceration. This includes the inmate's prison registration number, location, any prior incarcerations, release date, and in some cases, details relating to the inmate's convictions.

There are a number of reasons to perform an Inmate Search. Screening inmate records can be an important part of a background check. Employers, law enforcement agencies, and individuals may perform an Inmate Search to learn if a potential employee, suspect, or neighbor has been incarcerated. This information can be useful to assess a former inmate's threat to public safety.

An Inmate Search can also help families stay in touch with incarcerated loved ones. The search results include contact information for the institution that is currently holding the inmate. Inmates may be transferred or receive a new release date, and Inmate Searches can ensure that family members have up-to-date contact information. Inmate Searches can also help family members learn how to make visitations or send money to incarcerated individuals.

Inmate records are an important tool for prisons and jails. They are used to track prisoners, monitor their sentences, and collect demographic information. Prisons, sociologists, and criminal researchers can use inmate records to understand trends in criminal behavior and aid law enforcement. Inmate Searches are an important way to collect inmate records.

In the United States, there are separate federal and state prison systems. When performing an Inmate Search, it is important to use the correct inmate locator database. The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), for example, provides an online inmate locator that only includes federal inmates. If an inmate has been transferred between state and federal prisons, it may be necessary to perform more than one Inmate Search.