Arkansas Inmate Search
The Arkansas Department of Corrections “seeks to provide public safety by carrying out the mandate of the courts. Within their facilities, they seek to provide a safe, humane environment for staff and inmates; strengthen the work ethic through teaching of good habits; and provide opportunities for staff and inmates to improve spiritually, mentally and physically.”
If you know someone who is serving jail time in Arkansas, but are not sure how to locate him or her, here are some steps you can take. The Arkansas Department of Corrections offers several Arkansas inmate search options for to find the inmate you are looking for.
Arkansas Department of Correction Inmate Locator
The Arkansas Department of Corrections manages and operates all the state prison in Arkansas.
To search for an inmate in the Arkansas 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.
Find an Inmate Search Engine
Another resource you can use for an Arkansas inmate search is the Federal Bureau of Prison’s Find an Inmate search engine. This website contains records on inmates that are currently incarcerated or were released from 1982 to present.
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.
VINELink is a third-party website where you can search for inmates in Arkansas. In addition, you can access VINELink by calling toll-free 1-800-247-9763 to create an account.
VINELink is the online portal to VINE, America’s leading victim notification network. Accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year, VINELink provides the most reliable information regarding custody status changes and criminal case information.
On the website, searchers can create an account or conduct an inmate search as a guest. The inmate’s ID number or full name must be provided to find 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.
Search Correctional Facilities by Types
To find out who’s in jail in Arkansas, 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 Arkansas:
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)
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)
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.
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.
When you are looking at a specific jail or prison, go to the inmate search page and search for the inmate, using the first and last name. You will usually see the inmate’s name, mugshot, birthdate, charges, and other information.
Search Specific Jails in Arkansas
You can also search for inmates by searching the specific jails in Arkansas. 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 for specific jails in Arkansas.
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 more information.
If you are looking for an inmate in Arkansas, 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 Arkansas, you will find him or her through one or more of these databases.
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Arkansas Department of Corrections Offender Lookup
Arkansas Department of Corrections manages and operates all the state prison in Arkansas.
To search for an inmate in Arkansas Department of Corrections follow the steps given below:
Navigate to inmate search page
Enter all valid data in the required fields.
Click on ‘Search’ button.