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

San Diego Correctional Facility - CCA

PO Box 438150, San Diego, CA, 92143-8150 619-661-9119

San Bernardino County - Glen Helen Female Rehabilitation

18000 West Institution RoadPO Box 9490, Devore, CA, 92427 909-473-3689

Fresno County Juvenile Justice Campus

3333 East American, Fresno, CA, 93725 559-600-3996

Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) - San Diego

808 Union Street, San Diego, CA, 92101 619-232-4311

San Mateo County - Maguire Correctional Facility

300 Bradford Street, Redwood City, CA, 94063 650-363-4000 ext 6071

Kern County Lerdo Minimum Security Facility

17635 Industrial Farm Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93308 661-391-7802

San Diego County - Central Jail (SDCJ)

1173 Front Street, San Diego, CA, 92101 619-610-1647

San Bernardino County - Central Detention Center

630 East Rialto Avenue, San Bernardino, CA, 92415-0025 909-384-9059

Santa Clara County Jail - North

150 West Hedding Street, San Jose, CA, 95110 408-299-3438, 408-299-2306

San Diego County - Las Colinas Detention Facility Women (LCDRF)

9000 Cottonwood Avenue, Santee, CA, 92071 619-402-1312
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