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

Escalon Jail

2040 McHenry Avenue, Escalon, CA, 95320 209-838-7093, 209-691-7300

Escondido Jail

1163 North Centre City Parkway, Escondido, CA, 92026 760-839-4722

Kern County James G. Bowles Juvenile Hall

1831 Ridge Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93305 661-868-4300

Sierra County Jail

100 Courthouse SquarePO Box 66, Downieville, CA, 95936-0066 530-289-3700

Etna Jail

448 Main Street, Etna, CA, 96027 530-467-3400

Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP)

5950 Lake Earl Drive, Crescent City, CA, 95531 707-465-1000

Eureka Jail

604 C Street, Eureka, CA, 95501 707-441-4060

Corcoran Jail

1031 Chittenden Avenue, Corcoran, CA, 93212 559-992-5151

Exeter Jail

100 North C Street, Exeter, CA, 93221 559-592-3103

Kings County Juvenile Center

1424 Forum Drive, Hanford, CA, 93230 559-582-3211
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