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Prisons and Prisoners

Find the answers to the most commonly asked questions about prisons, jails, and inmates.

Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nay , or has been anytime since 1982, visit the Federal Bureau of Prisons . You can look up inmates in two ways: 

  • First and last name (required) and middle name, age, race, and sex (optional) 
  • Inmate number from the: 
    • Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Register 
    • D.C. Department of Corrections (DCDC)
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    • Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) 
. Or, contact the of the Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations. If you know the facility where the person is being held, call that directly.

For information about the status of a particular court case, contact the.

 directly. Review information on  to ensure your visit is a success.

For further information, contact the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

State or local correctional systems may have different procedures for visiting an inmate.


  • Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nayMoneyGram (electronically)

  • Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nayWestern Union (electronically)

  • Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nayUnited States Postal Service (money order through the mail)

Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nayIf the inmate is at a , contact that facility or the contract operator for instructions on how to send funds.

Send Money to an Inmate at a State or Local Prison

Options for sending money to inmates in state and local prisons vary. Contact the state or local correctional department for more information.

Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nay . It has  once held at Alcatraz, Leavenworth, and other federal penitentiaries. Search by name for former inmates at each location to see if they served time there. 

You can , if available. Include the following information about the inmate in your request:

  • Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nayName (including middle name or initial)

  • Date of birth or approximate age at the time of incarceration

  • Race

  • Approximate dates in prison

Federal Prison Records 1982 - Present

Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nayThe Bureau of Prisons (BOP) maintains . You can use the  to find out when a prisoner was, or is expected to be, released.

To learn more about an inmate,  to the BOP. Also include a completed .

The  provides a wealth of resources on corrections, criminology, and related fields.

State and Local Prison Records

For state and local prison records, contact the state or local corrections department

Complaints about Federal, State, and Local Prisons

Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nayYou can file a complaint about a prison, policy, or procedure. You can also file a complaint about claims of abuse.

File a Complaint About a Local, County, or State Prison

To submit a complaint about a local, county, or state prison:

  1. File a formal complaint directly with the state or local correctional facility.

  2. Contact the state Department of CorrectionsKết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nay office if the issue remains unresolved.

  3. Contact your governor.

File a Complaint About a Federal Prison

To submit a complaint about a federal prison:

  1. Kết quả xổ số minh ngọc hôm nayFile a formal complaint directly with the .

  2. File a complaint with the that oversees the facility.

  3. Contact or the , which oversees the BOP.

Give the complaint a reasonable amount of time to progress before going on to the next step. Qualified legal advice, as always, remains an option.

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Last Updated: May 11, 2020