Federal Inmate Locator

Federal Inmate Locator: Find any Federal Prisoner easily


Federal Inmate Records

Federal Inmate Locator

  • Persons convicted of violating Federal laws
  • Type and Description of Offense
  • Dates of Disposition and Conviction
  • Duration of Sentence and Release Date
  • Parole and Probation Information
  • and much more …
Step 1 How to find a federal inmate Take in consideration: Only persons convicted of violating
federal laws are sent to federal prisons. Federal laws are laws of the
United States. Other persons are incarcerated in
Step 2 How to find a federal inmate The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) provides a web site at
www.bop.gov. There you will find an Federal Inmate Locator. More information
on this topic you will find in theBureau of Prisons (BOP)-Section on this website.
Step 3 How to find a federal inmate On the BOP-Website there are two searchboxes:+ Search by Name: First & Last name are required (exact match!)+ Search by ID-Number: Can be found on any typFill out and click on the
Step 4 How to find a federal inmate With luck it appears a list of names together with the
federal prisons where they’re being held.
Step 5 How to find a federal inmate Very often people do not find the person they are looking
for. In this case with high probability the person that they are looking for
is being held in a state correctional facility and not a federal
penitentiary.+ If you do not find the right person, go to our

State Prison Inmate Locator
Website (Click here).+ You need more information and more details? Look at the

Inmate Records Providers
on this Website.


Search Federal Inmates with BOP

There are two
possibilities, to locate a Federal inmate incarcerated from 1982 to present:
1.) Search by NameSearched inmate’s first and last name are required.Please not: Federal inmate´s names must be an exact match (i.e. John Doe
will not find Jon Doe)!
2.) Search by ID-Number: Recommended (will return a
better match then searching by Name).You may take one of the following possible numbers:Register Number, DCDC Number, FBI Number, INS Number.You can find an inmate´s ID-Number on any type of record or written

search federal inmate by name

search federal inmate by ID-Number
And there ist one
possibility, to locate a Federal inmate released before 1982:
For Federal Inmates released before 1982 the Bureau of
Prisons have to research records by hand. Write to:Federal Bureau of PrisonsOffice of Communications and ArchivesAttn: Historic Inmate Locator Request

320 First St., N.W.

Washingten, DC 20534

The following information ist required to initiate any
research:1. inmate name (including middle name/initial)2. date of birth3. approximate age at time of incarceration

4. race approximates dates in prison

For faster processing you can provide the following information:

register number, aliases, crime and name of prison where confined.


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Easily locate Federal Inmates and Correctional
Facilities – Search Results may include:


Bureau of Prisons BOP

Other Resources (Criminal-Records.org)
1. Inmates First & Last Name2. Register #3. Inmates Age4. Inmates Race

5. Inmates Sex

6. Inmates Release Date (Actual or Projected)

7. Location (Correctional Facility

1. Inmates First & Last Name2. Inmates Mugshot Photo3. Inmates Date of Arrest4. Inmates Date of Conviction

5. Inmates IDOC Number

6. Inmates Prison Location (Correctional Facility)

7. Inmates Court Records

8. Inmates Past Criminal History

and much more …


Relevant and useful Information about Federal
Prison Inmates

Who is a Federal Prisoner? Only persons convicted of violating Federal laws are sent to Federal
prisons. Federal laws are laws of the United States. To this rule, there are
very few exceptions. More about Federal Inmates
Who is responsible for the custody of Federal Offenders? The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), an agency of the U.S. Department of
Justice, was established to take care of Federal Inmates. Today, the Bureau
is accountable for more than 204.000 Federal Inmates.
Where are the Federal Prison Facilities? The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) consists of 115 institutions. In
addition, the Bureau consists of 6 regional offices, 2 staff training
centers, and 28 community corrections offices. BOP´s Central Office (headquarters)
is located in Washington. DC. More about Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
Federal Institutions housing female Offenders There are 27 facilities that currently house female inmates. Only 6 of
these Institutions (the "Big Six" – Alderson, Bryan, Carswell, Danbury,
Dublin, and Tallahassee) are occupied by women only. All other 21 Federal
facilities have mixed populations. Get more information about female Federal
Quick Facts about Federal Inmates Some quick facts about Inmate Population, Inmate Breakdown, Sentences
Imposed and Types of Offenses. Also have a Look at the Weekly Population
Report, updated every Thursday at 12.00 a.m.
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