Arizona Inmate Search

Arizona

The Arizona Department of Corrections describes their vision “to see safer communities through effective corrections. Their mission is to serve and protect the people of Arizona by securely incarcerating convicted felons and to provide structured programming to support inmate accountability and successful community reintegration”

The Arizona Department of Corrections offers several Arizona inmate search options for to find the inmate you are looking for.

Arizona Department of Correction Inmate Locator

The Arizona Department of Corrections manages and operates all the state prison in Arizona.

To search for an inmate in the Arizona Department of Corrections, click on this link.

From here, you will go to the inmate search page, enter in the inmate’s first and last name, and search.

You will see an inmate list, and you can choose the inmate you are looking for.

VINELink

VINELink serves as a third-party company that allows you to search for inmates in Arizona. In addition to the website, you can access VINELink by calling toll-free 1-800-247-9763.

VINELink is the online portal to VINE, America’s leading victim notification network which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year, VINELink provides the most current and reliable information regarding inmate custody status changes and criminal case information.

On the website, users can create an account or conduct an inmate search as a guest. You will need to know the inmate’s ID number or full name to search for him or her.

Once you find the inmate you are looking for, you will see his or her full name, his or her mugshot, his or her charges or convictions, and the jail where he or she is serving time.

Find an Inmate Search Engine

Another resource you can use for an Arizona prison search is the Federal Bureau of Prison’s Find an Inmate search engine. From 1982 to present, this website contains records on inmates that are currently incarcerated or have been incarcerated in Arizona.

You can either search by the inmate’s name or the inmate’s number (DCDC number, FBI number, INS number, or BOP register number).

Just like VINELink, you will be able to find out where the inmate is serving time and his or her charges or convictions.

Search Correctional Facilities by Types

To find out who’s in jail in Arizona, you can also search for the inmate in the type of prison that he is she is in. Here are four types of jails in Arizona:

  1. City Jails

City jails are jails in a larger city where inmates serve time awaiting a court date or for shorter sentences (usually less than a year)

  1. County Jails

County jails are jails in a larger city where inmates serve time awaiting a court date or for shorter sentences (usually less than a year)

  1. State Prisons

State prisons are prisons where inmates go after they have been convicted of a crime. Inmates spend longer than a year (usually) in state prisons.

  1. Federal Prisons

Federal prisons are operated under the jurisdiction of a federal government as opposed to a state or provincial body. Federal prisons are used for convicts who violated federal law.

  1. Private Facility

A private prison, or for-profit prison, is a prison operated by a third party that is contracted by a government agency.

When you are looking at a specific jail or prison, go to the inmate search page on the website and search for the inmate, using their first and last name. You will usually see the inmate’s name, mugshot, birthdate, charges, and other information.

Search Specific Jails in Arizona

You can also search for inmates by searching the specific jails in Arizona. Each jail website has an inmate jail roster so you can find out who’s in jail and where they are serving time.  You can either search the jail roster, or you can search for a specific person. Go here to search specific jails in Arizona.

Once you find the jail where the inmate is serving time, search for him or her on the inmate search roster. When you find who you are looking for and click on his or name you will see his or her mugshot, charges, date of booking, and additional information.

If you are looking for an inmate in Arizona, you have plenty of options to find him or her. If you cannot find the inmate on one search, try another one. If an inmate you know is serving time in Arizona, you will find him or her through one or more of these databases.

Public Records Online Search

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Arizona Department of Corrections Offender Lookup

Arizona Department of Corrections manages and operates all the state prison in Arizona.
To search for an inmate in Arizona Department of Corrections follow the steps given below:
1

Navigate to inmate search page

2

Enter all valid data in the required fields.

3

Click on ‘Search’ button.

Arizona DOC Information

Authority Arizona Department of Corrections
Website link
Inmate Search link
Address 1601 W. Jefferson, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone 602-542-5497

List of Jails and Prisons in Arizona