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Find inmates incarcerated in State Prisons, Federals Prisons, County Jails, Department of Corrections, and Local Sheriff Departments using InmateSearchinfo.com. We have listed step by step instructions on how to look for any inmate across any state in the US. In addition, we’ve also listed every address, phone number, and fax number of each detention facility to help you make contact quickly and easily.nationwide inmate search

How To Find Out If Someone Is In Jail

  1. Typically, the first step to find out if someone is in jail is to call the local sheriff’s office and inquiring about the person. If the person is awaiting trial, he or she would be kept temporarily in a sheriff’s or local jail before transferring to the assigned county, state, or federal prison based on the sentence.
  2. The second step is to search the state Department of Corrections website where possible. Each state maintains its own records and, when public prisoner records are available, a search through can yield significant information about the inmate. We’ve provided direct links of all DOC facilities in the US with detailed instructions on how to use them.
  3. Finally, a search through the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) database can provide information on federal inmates, if this is where they’re located.

Find out inmates incarcerated in:
1) State Prisons
2) Federal Prisons
3) County Jails
4) Department of Corrections
5) Local Sheriff’s Office/Jail Roster


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As of 2017, the InmateSearchInfo Scholarship is no longer available.

InmateSearchInfo was started with the goal of helping families and friends connect with their loved ones serving time in Jail or Prison. Carrying forward the legacy, InmateSearchInfo.com has been pleased to offer an annual scholarship to new college students.

The scholarship was last awarded in 2016 and has now been discontinued.

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