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California Department of Corrections

Court Records

State office

Dept of Corrections

Corrections & Rehabilitation ID Unit

PO Box 942883 Sacramento, CA 94283-0001

Records Available:

CDCR offers the public access to inmate records that include location of incarceration, current status, personal identifying information to help properly locate the correct inmate, when the inmate was admitted and the projected release date.

California  Court Record Availability

The state provides no online searching, however a private company offers free web access to some county DOC records at

Access to California Court Records

Retrieving Records

The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) maintains an online Inmate Locator on its website. Members of the public may use this database for their own safety and welfare, but the CDCR advises that this database is only for informational purposes. Inmates may be located by name, CDCR number, age, or admission date. Victims may request notification of the release, escape, or death of an inmate by calling the Victim and Survivor Rights and Services Department at 877-256-6877.