Inmates in federal prisons may be located for free on the Federal Bureau of Prison's website. As of 2015, users can visit Bop.gov and search under the Inmates heading. State prisons often have similar inmate locator websites, depending on the state, and are also free.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons, the Department of Corrections and many county sheriff's offices provide online inmate locators that online users can access for free. The search tool is often accessible on the official website of the respective agencies.
To search for an inmate in a particular state, use that particular state's inmate search service, unless the inmate in question is in federal prison. For example, the state of New York lets the public search for an inmate by name, Department Identification Number or New York State Identification Num
There are several reasons why an inmate's name does not appear on the state's inmate search site. The inmate may be on parole or probation, was released earlier or is no longer in custody, or is incarcerated in another state. The inmate may also be in a federal prison.
Free online inmate searches are available from several sources. VINELink, or the Victims Information and Notification Everyday network, has information for most states. The Department of Corrections in many states has an inmate search portal with varying amounts of information on offender status.
As of 2015, the Georgia Department of Corrections includes a Find an Offender tool at DCOR.State.GA.US. To use this tool, agree to the terms of service, and search for an inmate by a Georgia Department of Corrections ID or case number.
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 jail
Prison inmates can be searched using online tools at the county, state and federal level. Federal inmates throughout the country can be searched using the tool at the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) website. Inmates can be searched by an identifying number or name.
Prison inmate records for all 50 states are available for free on Records.com and federal inmate information is available through the Federal Bureau of Prisons inmate locator. Using Records.com provides links to each state’s department of corrections website, from which you can find a prison inmate
To search for prison inmates in Florida, simply enter the prisoner's information into the Inmate Population Information Search form located on Florida's Department of Corrections site. Once the information is entered, you can make a search according to the inmate's offense category, county of commit