Where Can You Search for Tennessee Inmates?


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The Tennessee Department of Corrections provides an inmate search tool for felony offenders currently or previously incarcerated inside a Tennessee state prison. The websites of many county sheriffs' offices in the state may also provide an inmate look-up tool for individuals detained in county jails due to misdemeanor offenses.

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Where Can You Search for Tennessee Inmates?
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To access the inmate locator, visit the Tennessee DOC homepage, and click FOIL – Offender Search under Agency Services. Click Search Now under the Felony Offender Information header. Online users may look up state prison inmates by name, TOMIS ID or state ID.

If searching for jail inmates, visit a particular county's sheriff's office department, and use an inmate locator if applicable. Some counties also publish a complete inmate roster list, while others provide offender search tools to look up inmates inside county jails.

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