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How do you view mugshots of inmates in West Virginia jails?

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View mugshots of inmates in West Virginia jails by accessing the official website of the West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority and using the site's inmate lookup tool. The search tool provides basic information about individuals currently incarcerated inside the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility, including booking photos or mugshots.

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To access the lookup tool, visit Rja.wv.gov, and click Inmate Search from the top menu. The lookup tool allows searches by the inmate's partial or full surname. The first name is optional. Provide the required information, and click Search. If the search is successful, the page shows the full name and current location of the inmate and the inmate's booking photo or mugshot. Clicking More Info displays more information, such as booking date, date of birth, race, height and weight. It also shows the court order list that includes the name of the issuing agency, case number, bail type and bond amount.

Some Internet resources, such as Arre.st, provide mugshots of people arrested and incarcerated in a West Virginia jail or correctional facility. Most of the information from these sites is taken from law enforcement agency sites. Information from these sites may be outdated or inaccurate. Booking photos are pre-trial photos of arrested individuals and do not imply that a person is guilty of a crime.

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