California Inmate Search

Records of inmates serving their sentence in California state prisons are maintained by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). The DOC maintains a centralized inmate database which one can easily search(refer the guide below). However, county jails, police jails, city jails in California maintains the inmate recordsindividually and one need to refer their websites for details. Read the instructions below to lookup inmate information across all prison types.

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California inmate search

DOC manages and operates all the state prison in California

To search for an inmate in DOC follow the steps given below:

  1. Navigate to DOC inmate search page - Link
  2. Enter inmate name, id, age, gender and date of birth in the required fields
  3. Click on “Submit” button

On the next page, you can see the list of all inmates matching the criteria.

AuthorityCalifornia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
Inmate Search//
Address1515 S St, Sacramento, CA 95811, United States
Phone+1 916-445-4950

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Jails and prisons in California

There are 852 jails and prisons in California

California Correctional Institution (CCI)

24900 Highway 202PO Box 1031, Tehachapi, CA, 93581 661-822-4402

California State Prison, Corcoran (CSP-COR)

4001 King AvenuePO Box 8800, Corcoran, CA, 93212-8309 559-992-8800

North Kern State Prison (NKSP)

2737 West Cecil AvenuePO Box 567, Delano, CA, 93216-0567 661-721-2345

San Quentin State Prison (SQ)

1 Main Street, San Quentin, CA, 94964 415-454-1460

Pleasant Valley State Prison (PVSP)

PO Box 8500, Coalinga, CA, 93210 559-935-4900

Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP)

3000 West Cecil Avenue, Delano, CA, 93216 661-721-6300

California State Prison - Centinela (CEN)

2302 Brown Road, Imperial, CA, 92251-0731 760-337-7900

High Desert State Prison (HDSP)

475-750 Rice Canyon RoadPO Box 750, Susanville, CA, 96127 530-251-5100

Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJD)

480 Alto Road, San Diego, CA, 92179 619-661-6500

California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC)

44750 60th Street West, Lancaster, CA, 93536-7620 661-729-2000
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