What Information Do You Need to Complete a Multnomah Jail Inmate Search?


Quick Answer

Searching the Multnomah County, Oregon, Sheriff’s Office website for a particular inmate only requires the inmate’s last name. A more precise search requires you to include the inmate's first name. Use the same information if you call the jail at 503-988-3689 to ask about an inmate.

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Once you are on the Multnomah County Sheriff’s website, click on Bookings. To search the booking data, enter the inmate’s first name (if known) and last name. For Search Type, the drop-down menu gives you many choices, including Now in Custody, Released Last 7 Days and Booked Today, among others.

Click Search. If the inmate you are looking for resides in the jail, you can then click on the inmate’s name, which brings you to the detailed booking information. Specifics such as the inmate’s identification number, age and gender are available here. Physical characteristics of the inmate also appear, such as race, height, weight, hair and eye color.

The arresting agency appears in the booking information, as well as the booking date, the facility at which the inmate resides and the inmate’s projected release date. The charges against the inmate also appear. Clicking on a specific charge brings up all the available information on that particular charge.

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