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

Search by prison types

Select the type of prison

Jails and prisons in California

There are 852 jails and prisons in California

Dos Palos Jail

1546 Golden Gate Avenue, Dos Palos, CA, 93620 209-392-2176

Yreka Jail

412 West Miner Street, Yreka, CA, 96097 530-841-2300

Imperial County Juvenile Hall

1398 Sperber Road, El Centro, CA, 92243 760-312-5500

City of Downey Jail - GEO

10911 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, CA, 90241 562-861-0771

Yuba Jail

1545 Poole Boulevard, Yuba City, CA, 95993 530-822-4664

Inyo County Juvenile Hall

201 Mazourka Canyon Road, Independence, CA, 93526 760-878-0425

Dublin Jail

100 Civic Plaza, Dublin, CA, 94568 925-462-1212

East Bay Regional Park District Police Jail

17930 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley, CA, 94546 510-881-1833

Yucaipa Jail

34282 Yucaipa Boulevard, Yucaipa, CA, 92399 909-790-3105

East Palo Alto Jail

141 Demeter Street, East Palo Alto, CA, 94303 650-853-3160
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