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

United States Penitentiary (USP) - Lompoc Medium

3901 Klein Boulevard, Lompoc, CA, 93436 805-735-2771

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Herlong Medium

741-925 Access Road A-25, Herlong, CA, 96113 530-827-8000

Los Angeles - LA County Jail-Pitchess Detention North

29320 The Old Road, Castaic, CA, 91384 213-473-6100

Contra Costa County - Martinez Detention

1000 Ward Street, Martinez, CA, 94553 925-335-4600

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Lompoc Low

3600 Guard Road, Lompoc, CA, 93436 805-736-4154

Otay Mesa Detention Facility (ICE) - CCA

7488 Cazada De La Fuente, San Diego, CA, 92143 619-671-8750, 619-671-8724

United States Penitentiary (USP) - Atwater High

1 Federal Way, Atwater, CA, 95301 209-386-0257

Elmwood Main Jail Complex

150 West Hedding Street, San Jose, CA, 95110 408-299-8890

United States Penitentiary (USP) - Victorville High

13777 Air Expressway Boulevard, Victorville, CA, 92394 760-530-5000

Orange County Central Men's Jail

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