Ohio Department of Correctional Services

Court Records

State office

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Bureau of Records Management

770 West Broad Street Columbus, OH 43222
8AM-4:45PM M-F

Records Available:

Ohio inmate records are available to the public and will include biographical information like full name, date of birth, a photo, gender and race, as well as conviction information like date of admission, custody status, institution location, sentence information for each conviction, details of each conviction, projected release date and the county of commitment.

Access to Ohio Court Records

Retrieving Records

Records of currently incarcerated inmates or offenders who are under the supervision of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction are available on the department’s online Offender Search database. In addition, the database includes information about Ohio violators at large. Anyone may search the public records in the database by name, identification number, county of commitment, residential county, or activity status. Website users may also search for inmates by their next parole hearing date.


There is no fee to the general public for using the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s online database. This service is provided in the interest of the public welfare.

Years Available

The Offender Search database includes records only of offenders who are currently under the jurisdiction of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.