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 Medical Facility (CMF)

1600 California Drive, Vacaville, CA, 95696 707-448-6841

California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC)

Prison Road, Represa, CA, 95671 916-985-8610

Orange County Theo Lacy Facility (TLF)

501 City Drive South, Orange, CA, 92868 714-935-6940

Wasco State Prison-Reception Center (WSP)

701 Scofield AvenuePO Box 7700, Wasco, CA, 93280-8800 661-758-8400

Orange County Central Women's Jail

550 North Flower Street, Santa Ana, CA, 92703 714-834-5955, 714-834-4666

Orange County Intake Release Center (IRC)

550 North Flower Street, Santa Ana, CA, 92703 714-834-5955, 714-834-4666

California Institution for Women (CIW)

16756 Chino-Corona RoadPO Box 6000, Corona, CA, 92878 909-597-1771

Taft Correctional Institution (CI) - MTC (for BOP)

1500 Cadet Road, Taft, CA, 93268 661-763-2510

Sacramento County - Main Jail (ICE)

651 I Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814 916-874-6752

California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) - Norco

5th Street & WesternPO Box 1841, Norco, CA, 92860 951-727-2683
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