New York Inmate Search

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


Cayuga County Archives Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Inmate Search View Cayuga County records archives, including jail admissions, balloting books and barn books Search Records


Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office prisoner list, including name, age, booking date, bail, and photo. Search Records

Clinton County Historian's Office Website Employee Directory, Genealogy, Vital Records, Birth Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Clinton County Historian's Office website for general information including contact information, opening hours and links to other services. Search Records

Erie County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records View Erie County Sheriff's Office inmates by name, including booking date and facility. Search Records

Madison County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Inmate Search, Jail Records, Criminal Records View Madison County Sheriff's Office general information including news, upcoming events, services and contact information. Search Records

Monroe County Government Inmate Search Criminal Records, Inmate Search, Jail Records View Monroe County Government inmates by name, including booking date, DOB and location. Search Records

New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Hearings List Court Records, Inmate Search Search New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision parole board interview database by month and year. Search Records

New York VINELink Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search New York VINELink offender list by first or last name or by offender number. Search Records

Onondaga County Department of Corrections Inmate Search Jail Records, Inmate Search, Criminal Records Search Onondaga County Department of Corrections inmate lookup list by last name. Search Records

Orleans County Probation Department Probation Violators Warrant Search, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Orleans County Probation Department's probation violators list by name including photograph, DOB, and charge. Search Records

Suffolk County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Suffolk County Sheriff's Office general information page, including contact, sheriff biography, social media and administration. Search Records

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Sullivan County Sheriff's Office general information page, including contact, mission statement, address and telephone number. Search Records

Tioga County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Tioga County Sheriff's Office home page, including divisions, press releases, links to records, civil, jail, and other services. Search Records

Tompkins County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search, Warrant Search View Tompkins County Sheriff's Office general information page, including contact information, media releases, top warrants, and daily activity logs. Search Records

Ulster County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Ulster County Sheriff's Office, including a message from the Sheriff and latest Facebook posts. Search Records

Warren County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Warren County Sheriff's Office home page, including contact information, public notifications and important links. Search Records

Washington County Sheriff's Office Arrest Records Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records, Inmate Search View Washington County Sheriff's Office recent arrests including a photograph of the inmate, booking date, arrest date and charge. Search Records

Washington County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Washington County Sheriff's Office home page, including contact information, latest news, FAQs and quick links. Search Records

Wayne County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Wayne County Sheriff's Office general information page, news release and updates. Search Records

Yates County Sheriff's Office Website Employee Directory, Police Records, Criminal Records, Jail Records, Inmate Search View Yates County Sheriff's Office general information webpage, physical address, contact information and operating hours. Search Records

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.