Each law enforcement agency in California maintains a list of registered drug offenders in that particular jurisdiction. For example, the Merced Police Department maintains a list of registered drug offenders for Merced, CA.Continue Reading
There is no California law requiring the list of registered drug offenders to be made available online as of December 2014. States like Tennessee, Minnesota, Montana and Illinois have made their drug offender registry available online for public access.
As in the case of the Merced Police Department, the registry for drug offenders in California is accessible only to investigators and members of law enforcement. The information is not meant for public disclosure.Learn more about Public Records
As of 2015, federal law prohibits all local, long-distance and wireless telephone service providers from releasing a customer's records without authorization, unless a law enforcement agency requests the data using the approved method. The regulations also prohibit the release of a user's records to the user without proper identification.Full Answer >
According to the California Public Records Act of 1968, all public records in California are available to the public except those specifically exempted by case or statutory law. Specific public records available to the public include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, divorce records and adoption records.Full Answer >
The Idaho Department of Correction website features an Offender Search, which allows the user to search for offenders currently under IDOC jurisdiction. The search includes those incarcerated, on parole or on probation, as well as a listing of felonies of each offender.Full Answer >
The Louisiana Department of Corrections does not publish an updated list of inmates, but it does provide a database of offenders in custody that allows searching for individuals by name or identification number. Inmates incarcerated at Angola State Prison are listed under the Louisiana State Penitentiary.Full Answer >