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How can one search for Dekalb County, GA jail inmates?

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Searches for DeKalb County, Georgia, jail inmates may be performed online or by calling the jail division at 404-298-8515, as of 2015. The online search yields more detailed information than can be obtained by telephone.

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The online DeKalb County Sheriff Inmate Lookup can be searched either by last name and at least the first letter of the inmate’s first name, or by selecting the first letter of the inmate’s last name from the Inmates by Last Name search function. The search may also be broadened to include released inmates.

After the inmate is listed in the search results, click on the inmate’s name. The next screen shows detailed information about the inmate. In addition to providing the inmate’s mug shot, the detail includes the inmate’s sex, date of birth, height and weight. If the inmate is currently incarcerated, his housing detail is included, along with the inmate’s booking date and bond information, if any. The criminal charges against the inmate, as well as any disposition of those charges, is also listed in the inmate information detail.

DeKalb County also offers an online search of the inmate’s criminal case detail through the Online Judicial System. Select Criminal Case Search, and enter the inmate’s last and first names, or the case number, if it is available. Clicking on the desired name from the search results gives more detail about the inmate’s case, including attorneys involved and future court dates.

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