North Carolina Inmate Search

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


Brunswick County Detention Center Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search Brunswick County Detention Center inmate records by name, charge description or over the last number of days. Search Records


Buncombe County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search Buncombe County inmate list by name, including photographs, arrest dates, bonds and charges. Search Records

Burke County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records, Police Records Search Burke County Sheriff Office database by name, race, sex, age, primary charge, arrest date and booking agency. Search Records

Caldwell County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Caldwell County Sheriff's Office inmate list by name, charge, attorney, docket number, bond, and days in custody. Search Records

Carteret County Jail Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Carteret County Jail's inmate list by name, including age, photographs, charge and court date. Search Records

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search Cumberland County Sheriff's office active inmates by first and last name. Search Records

Durham County Government Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Durham County Sheriff's inmate roster, listed by name, including charges and booking date. Search Records

Gaston County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records, Arrest Records Search Gaston County inmate roster by name, including photograph, charges, physical description, and bail information. Search Records

Harnett County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Harnett County inmate roster by name, including photographs, date of birth, address, and charges. Search Records

Henderson County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search Henderson County Sheriff's Office inmate list by name, age, offense and court date. Search Records

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office inmate database by name, positive identification number, jail identification number or prisoner type. Search Records

North Carolina Department of Public Safety Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search North Carolina Department of Public Safety offender database by status, name, offender number, gender, race and age. Search Records

Orange County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Orange County Sheriff's Office inmate list by name, booking date and charge. Search Records

Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification Arrests Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Police Records Search Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification mugshot database by name, gender, arrest date and/or arresting agency. Search Records

Randolph County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Randolph County Sheriff's Office inmate list, including photographs and arrest records. Search Records

Rowan County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search Rowan County Sheriff's Office inmate list by name, arrest date, primary charge and booking agency. Search Records

Sanford Police Department Arrest Records Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Sanford Police Department recent arrests by name, date and charge. Search Records

The Times News Publication Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records, Police Records View The Times News Publication Alamance County booking list, including photograph, by name and date. Search Records

Transylvania County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search Transylvania County Sheriff's Office inmate database by name or partial name. Search Records

Wake County Sheriff's Office Recent Arrests Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Police Records View Wake County Sheriff's Office recent arrests, incident, traffic, ordinance violation and citations/summons reports by date. Search Records

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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.