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

Gulf Breeze Jail

311 Fairpoint Drive, Gulf Breeze, CA, 32561 850-934-5121

El Cajon Jail

100 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon, CA, 92020 619-579-3311

El Cerrito Jail

10900 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, 94530 510-215-4400

Mojave Jail

1771 Highway 58, Mojave, CA, 93501-1901 661-824-7147

El Segundo Jail

348 Main Street, El Segundo, CA, 90245 310-524-2200

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jail

450 Bauchet Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 213-473-6080, 213-473-6100

Ridgecrest Jail

100 West California Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 760-384-5855

Elk Grove Jail

8400 Laguna Palms Way, Elk Grove, CA, 95758 916-478-8000, 916-714-5115

Emeryville Jail

2449 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA, 94608 510-596-3700

Santa Ana County Central Jail

550 North Flower Street, Santa Ana, CA, 92703-2300 714-459-2663
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