California Inmate Finder

California

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are responsible for keeping up-to-date records of inmates in the California state prisons. The database that the department of corrections supply the public should not be used as official records. It may contain errors in its information, and the department of corrections does not imply is correct. 

You can search for an inmate using their CDCR number or their first and last name.  Information on inmates that were recently booked, or transferring state prison, will not be available for a few days. If you have any issues with finding an inmate or want to know more on visitation schedules, you can contact the department of corrections Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 916-445-6713.

Unlike the department of corrections, city and county jails, keep their own records separate. If you are looking for an inmate in one of those jails, you will need to find the appropriate site for further details.

How to Locate an Inmate? 

When an inmate is serving out their time in a state prison, they are property of that states Department of Corrections. Every states department of corrections has their very own database that is for the public to use. You will need to do the following to find an inmate in a state prison.

Once you enter that information on the next page, you will see all the inmates matching the criteria you put in. 

Search for Inmates in California

Department Name California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Official Website http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/
Currently Incarcerated Inmates http://inmatelocator.cdcr.ca.gov/search.aspx
Location 1515 S St, Sacramento, CA 95811, United States
Phone Number 916-324-7308

Types of Correctional Facilities in California

List of Correctional Facilities in California

There are 718 jails and prisons in California.
Showing 1 – 50 of 718 results
Correctional Facility Name Type County
Alameda County Glenn Dyer Detention County Jail Alameda County
Alameda Jail City Jail Alameda County
Alameda County Santa Rita Jail County Jail Alameda County
Berkeley Police Jail Facility City Jail Alameda County
Concord Jail City Jail Alameda County
Oakland Jail City Jail Alameda County
Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center County Jail Alameda County
Alameda County Camp Sweeney County Jail Alameda County
Alpine County Jail County Jail Alpine County
Amador County Jail County Jail Amador County
Butte County Juvenile Hall County Jail Butte County
Amador County Juvenile Detention Center County Jail Amador County
Calaveras County Jail County Jail Calaveras County
Calaveras County Juvenile Hall County Jail Calaveras County
Colusa County Jail County Jail Colusa County
Antioch Jail City Jail Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County - Martinez Detention County Jail Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County - Marsh Creek Detention County Jail Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County - West Detention County Jail Contra Costa County
Richmond Jail City Jail Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall County Jail Contra Costa County
Chris Adams Girl Center County Jail Contra Costa County
Del Norte County Jail County Jail Del Norte County
Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility County Jail Contra Costa County
Bar-O Boys Ranch County Jail Del Norte County
Del Norte County Juvenile Hall County Jail Del Norte County
Placer County Juvenile Hall County Jail El Dorado County
Placer County Juvenile Treatment Center County Jail El Dorado County
Fresno County Main Jail County Jail Fresno County
Elkhorn Correctional Facility County Jail Fresno County
Fresno County North Annex Jail County Jail Fresno County
Fresno County South Annex Jail County Jail Fresno County
Fresno County Satellite Jail County Jail Fresno County
Fresno County Juvenile Justice Campus County Jail Fresno County
Glenn County Sheriff's Jail County Jail Glenn County
Glenn County Juvenile Hall County Jail Glenn County
Humboldt County Correctional Facility County Jail Humboldt County
Humboldt County Juvenile Hall County Jail Humboldt County
Regional Adult Detention Facility County Jail Imperial County
Imperial County - Herbert Hughes Correctional Center County Jail Imperial County
Imperial County Juvenile Hall County Jail Imperial County
Inyo County Juvenile Hall County Jail Inyo County
Kern County Central Receiving Facility County Jail Kern County
Kern County Lerdo Max-Med Security Facility County Jail Kern County
Kern County Lerdo Minimum Security Facility County Jail Kern County
Kern County Lerdo Pre-Trial Facility County Jail Kern County
Twin Pines Ranch State Prison Riverside County
Acton Conservation Camp #11 State Prison Los Angeles County
Alder Conservation Camp #20 State Prison Del Norte County
Antelope Conservation Camp #25 State Prison Lassen County
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