How Can You Look up Who Is in the Orange County Jail?

Information about inmates housed in the Orange County, California jail can be found online at by hovering the mouse over the "How Do I" link at the top of the home page, then clicking on "Locate an Inmate" under the "Get Inmate Information" heading. This directs users to the inmate search page. Only inmates currently in custody or who have been released within the preceding 30 days are listed.

Search results on the OCSD website can be filtered by the inmate's name, age and gender. Alternatively, click "List Inmate Names" to search all inmates, men only or women only using the first letter of the inmate's last name. To find address information, as well as visitation hours and days for Orange County jail facilities, navigate to the "Visitor Information" page of the website. Additional details about each facility are also available by clicking the "Divisions/Jail Operations Area" link at the top of the page.

The FAQ link provides answers to questions about posting bail and bond for someone else and the release process time frame, as detailed on the website. Additional question and answer topics include adding money to an inmate's account, inmate commissary, whom to contact for court date information and when is charge and bail information released after an inmate is booked.