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  • Alameda

Pleasanton Police Blotter Weekly Arrests – View date of arrest, current inmate status, case #, arrest location and more. Located in Oakland, CA.

San Leandro Weekly Arrest Reports – View in PDF format the persons name, date of birth, case number, date of arrest, status of arrest and more. Located in Oakland, CA.

Alameda County Inmate Locator – All of the information shown for arrested/in-custody persons represents the most recent information known to the Sheriff’s Office. As individuals move through the judicial process, information may change. Located in Oakland, CA.

Berkeley Police Department Jail Information – Information about jail records such as those who have been incarcerated are available for the past 3 years and view general information about the facility. Located in Oakland, CA.

Hayward Jail – View information regarding inmate visitation, the inmate locator and basic information regarding the police department and jail. Located in Oakland, CA.

Alpine

  • Amador

Amador County Sheriff’s Office CrimeGraphics.com – View inmates, arrests, crime charts, missing persons and more the the using crimegraphics.com. Search by location and or date. Located in Jackson, CA.

  • Butte

Chico Weekly Arrest Log – View arrestee name, date of arrest, statute/ordinance, home address and more. Located in Oroville, CA.

Butte County Public Logs – View old logs and new logs of incidents. Located in Oroville, CA.

  • Calaveras

Calaveras County Bookings – View current arrests in Calaveras County. See charges, name of individual and more. Located in San Andreas, CA.

Colusa

  • Contra Costa

Antioch Police Department Adult Arrests – View recent arrests by the Antioch Police Department. View charges, names of those arrested, location of arrest and more. Located in Martinez, CA.

  • Del Norte

County of Del Norte Sheriff’s Office – Links to various resources including the Sheriff Online Information System. View the online information system to view our call logs and information about current and recently released inmates. Located in Crescent City, CA.

  • El Dorado

Current El Dorado County Inmates – View details of those who have been arrested and currently incarcerated in El Dorado county. Located in Placerville, CA.

  • Fresno

Fresno County Jail Blotter – See who has been arrested in the last 72 hours. View the persons name, charges, case number and more. Located in Fresno, CA.

  • Glenn

Glenn County Arrest Reports – View the suspect name, arrest date, arrest type, charges, arresting agency and more. Located in Willows, CA.

  • Humboldt

Humboldt County Jail Reports – View recent local arrests by opening the Daily Booking Sheet. View the MNI booking number, name of the person who was arrested, charges and more. Located in Eureka, CA.

  • Imperial

Imperial County Sheriff’s Office – Information regarding the corrections division. Links to the inmate locator at the bottom of the page.
Located in El Centro, CA.

  • Kern

Kern County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Records – Details on how to access a person’s arrest record and court information. Located in Bakersfield, CA.

Kern Sheriff Inmate Search – See who’s been arrested and held at the Kern County Sheriff’s Department. Located in Bakersfield, CA.

In Custody Inmate Search – Search by inmate number and or name to find a current list of inmates and individuals who are in custody. Located in Bakersfield, CA.

  • Kings

Kings County Inmate Locator – Find those who recently arrested in Kings County. Search by name and or booking number. Located in Hanford, CA.

  • Lake

Office of the Sheriff Recent Arrests – When you search the inmate booking log you can view: mugshots, personal information, arresting agency, charges and more. Located in Lakeport, CA.

Lassen

  • Los Angeles

Burbank Police Daily Arrest Logs – View arrests in pdf format. You can see the DOB, booking number, charges, when the person was arrested, bail amount, location of arrest and more. Located in Los Angeles, CA.

City of Glendale Crime Statistics and Booking Reports – View crime stats, police incidents and booking reports dating several years back. Located in Los Angeles, CA.

LASD Inmate List – View those who are in custody at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Located in Los Angeles, CA.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Men’s Central Jail – Many resources regarding current inmates. Located in Los Angeles, CA.

  • Madera

Madera County Jail Inmate Inquiry – Search for those who are locked up in the Madera County Jail. Search by name, booking number and or case number. View recent arrests as well as older arrests that have been archived. Located in Madera, CA.

  • Marin

County of Marin Public Arrest Log – The information displayed on these searches includes public data about persons arrested and booked into the County of Marin jail in the last 48 hours who are still in custody, and also a complete list of inmates as of the time the search is run. Located in San Rafael, CA.

  • Mariposa

Mariposa County Adult Detention Facility Information – View inmate resources such as daily booking report, VINE, CDCR inmate locator and other information pertaining to inmate services. Located in Mariposa, CA.

  • Mendocino

Fort Bragg Weekly Booking Log – On the booking report you can view the arresting officer name, name of the person who was arrested, booking number, charges, location of arrest and more. Located in Ukiah, CA.

Mendocino County Sheriff Inmate Inquiry – Search by Name, Booking Number, Date or Date Range. Booking information is only available for 30 days prior to the current date. Located in Ukiah, CA.

  • Merced

Merced County Sheriff Inmate Search – For use by the public you can search for those who have been arrested by name, date etc. Located in Merced, CA.

Modoc

Mono

  • Monterey

Monterey County Sheriff’s Patrol Log – View report number and incidents. Located in Salinas, CA.

Marina Crime Logs – Marina Police Department incident reports. View several years back. Located in Salinas, CA.

Monterey County Inmate List – View information about individuals who have been detained and are being held in Monterey County Sheriff’s Office. Located in Salinas, Ca.

  • Napa

Napa County DOC – Click the link to view the public reports of those who are in custody with the Napa County Department of Corrections. Located in Napa, CA.

  • Nevada

Nevada County Sheriff’s Jail Log – View information about those who were arrested in the past 30 days. Located in Nevada City, CA.

  • Orange

Huntington Beach Police Department Arrests – PDF – View name, residence of the person who was arrested, charges, time and more. Located in Santa Ana, CA.

Placentia Arrest Logs – View information about those who have been recently arrested. Located in Santa Ana, CA.

Anaheim Civic Alerts – View the latest press releases by the Anaheim Chief of Police. See who was arrested, charged and other alerts. Located in Santa Ana, CA.

Orange County Inmate Records – Several link resources are listed to view recent arrests and other inmate information. Located in Santa Ana, CA.

Orange County Inmate Information Services – Locate an inmate, review visitation policies, access arrest logs and more. Located in Santa Ana, CA.

Anaheim Police Who’s in Jail – Search for those who are in custody by name. Located in Santa Ana, CA.

  • Placer

City of Roseville Jail Bookings – View crime mapping, historical data and jail bookings. The jail bookings are at the bottom in pdf format. Once you view the recent arrests you can see if the person is still in custody, what the person has been charged with, description of the individual, jail and booking id, arresting agency and bail amount. Located in Auburn, CA.

Placer County 24 Hour Bookings and Release Report – View booking #, booking date, release date and more. Located in Auburn, CA.

Placer County In Custody Reports – View charges, docket number, court date and other information regarding those who have been arrested and who are in custody. Located in Auburn, CA.

Plumas

  • Riverside

Riverside County Sheriff Press Release – Recent news and events. Located in Riverside, CA.

Riverside Sheriff Inmate Information System – Access the Jail Information Management System to view information about those who are currently incarcerated. Located in Riverside, CA.

  • Sacramento

Sacramento County Inmate List – Use the inmate information system to search for people who are in custody. You can look up inmates by name and or search by XREF number. Located in Sacramento, CA.

San Benito

  • San Bernardino

Arrest Log Summaries and Statistics – The California Government Code specifies that certain items within an adult arrest “booking application” for are releasable as public information. These adult arrest logs contain only the items deemed as public information. Located in San Bernardino, CA.

San Bernardino Inmate Locator – Search for inmates by booking number, name and or search by release date for those who are no longer in custody. Located in San Bernardino, CA.

  • San Diego

La Mesa Police Department Logs – View name, charge, bail amount and more. Located in San Diego, CA.

Who’s in Jail in San Diego County – This online resource allows you to search for inmates in the Sheriff’s custody. Virtually all public information about the inmate is available in this area of the site. The inmate’s housing location, charges, next court date, and projected release date (if known) are available by visiting Who’s in Jail. Located in San Diego, CA.

Who’s in Jail in Chula Vista – Search for people who are locked up at the Chula Vista City Jail and the San Diego Sheriff’s Office. Located in San Diego, CA.

  • San Francisco

San Francisco Inmate Locator – To search for a person in custody, please enter the SFNO, or the booking number, or the last name and first name. Located in San Francisco, CA.

  • San Joaquin

San Joaquin County Sheriff – See who’s in custody. All charges and bails shown for arrested/in custody persons represent the most recent information known to the Sheriff’s Department. As individuals move through the judicial process, charges and bail amounts may change. Located in French Camp, CA.

Who’s in Custody – Search for individuals who may have been arrested or who are currently in the San Joaquin County Jail pending court appearances or who may be serving out a jail sentence. Located in French Camp, CA.

  • San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office Recent Arrests – Lookup inmates that are currently in custody. Located in San Luis Obispo, CA.

  • San Mateo

San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office – View information regarding the Maguire Correctional Facility and it’s inmates. You can sign up for alerts, view crime data, view the events calendar and more. Located in San Mateo, CA.

Santa Barbara

  • Santa Clara

Santa Clara Police Arrest Log – View name, DOB, charges, arrest date, case number and location of arrest. Located in San Jose, CA.

City of Mountain View Recent Arrests – Links to resources so you can view the arrest log. Located in San Jose, CA.

Santa Clara County Find an Inmate – To obtain inmate booking information, you must provide the Booking Number (CEN), the Person File Number (PFN), or the Name and either Date of Birth OR Booking Date of the inmate. Located in San Jose, CA.

  • Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz County Arrest Logs – View in pdf format the name of the individual arrested, charges, bond amount and more. Located in Santa Cruz, CA.

Shasta

Sierra

  • Siskiyou

Siskiyou Custody Division – Once you have accepted the information in the disclaimer you can search the Jail Inmate Management System by name or see who is in custody at the current time. Located in Yreka, CA.

  • Solano

Solana County Jail Bookings Search – The information displayed on these searches includes public data about persons arrested and booked into the Solano County jail, within the last 7 days. Booking data is updated at midnight every 24 hours. Located in Fairfield, CA.

  • Sonoma

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Crime and Arrest Reports – View the daily crime and arrest log from the Sheriff, Windsor Police Department and the Sonoma Police Department. Located in Santa Rosa, CA.

Sonoma Sheriff Jail Inmate Search – View information about those who are currently in custody. Located i Santa Rosa, CA.

  • Stanislaus

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department Who’s in Jail – Find out who’s in jail in Stanislaus County. Located in Waterford, CA.

  • Sutter

Sutter County Inmate List – Use the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office inmate search to find people who are in custody in Sutter County. Located in Yuba City, CA.

  • Tehama

Current Inmates in Tehama County – View scheduled release date, bond amount, name, booking date, mugshot and charges. Located in Red Bluff, CA.

  • Trinity

Trinity County Sheriff News – Recent arrests, warrants served and other news and events involving the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department. Located in Weaverville, CA.

  • Tulare

Tulare County Active Inmates – Search for convicts and current inmates by jacket number and or first and last name. Located in Visalia, CA.

  • Tuolumne

Sonora Police Department CrimeGraphics.com – View crime, missing persons, arrests and other incidents on the map. Search by date. View mugshots and other details about those who were arrested in the area. Located in Sonora, CA.

Tuolumne County Custody Division – See who’s locked up and view information pertaining to inmate services. Located in Sonora, CA.

  • Ventura

Ventura County Inmate Search – Information is only available for inmates who are currently in custody or have been released in the last 7 days. Located in Ventura, CA.

  • Yolo

City of Davis Daily Arrest And Activity Log – View the police blotter to see what type of calls the police went on. Also see who was arrested and more. Located in Woodland, CA.

Yolo County Sheriff’s Office – The California VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. You can also view basic information about the jail. Located in Woodland, CA.

  • Yuba

Yuba County Inmate Search – Agree to the disclaimer and then you can see who’s in custody. View bail amounts, criminal charges, name etc. Located in St Marysville, CA.

 

 

 

CDCR Inmate Locator – This search will only return adult inmates currently in a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) institution. Search by inmate number or name.

California Fingerprint Background Checks – The California Department of Justice (DOJ) is mandated to maintain the statewide criminal record repository for the State of California. In this capacity, sheriff, police and probation departments, district attorney offices, and courts submit arrest and corresponding disposition information. The DOJ uses this information to compile records of arrest and prosecution, known as “RAP sheets,” for individuals and disseminates the information for law enforcement and regulatory (employment and licensing) purposes.

California Judicial Branch – Search criminal court cases by name etc.

California Megans Law Sex Offender Registry – This website provides information on registered sex offenders pursuant to California Penal Code § 290.46 so that members of the public can better protect themselves and their families. The information on this site is extracted from the California Sex and Arson Registry (CSAR), the State’s repository for sex offender information. The information in the CSAR is provided to local law enforcement agencies by the sex offender during the registration process. Find sex offenders near you in California.

https://www.bop.gov/inmateloc/

Locate the whereabouts of a federal inmate incarcerated from 1982 to the present.