In California, inmates can be in county jail, state prison, or in federal prison. You will need to know which agency has custody of the person you are trying to locate.
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
People who are in California prison are in the custody of the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation. There is a centralized state prison inmate locator available here or click the picture. You will need to know the inmate number or the last name of the person you are trying to locate.
Once you locate the inmate, use the CDCR Locator Map below to find information and the location of each facility.
Federal Inmate Locator
The Federal Bureau of Prisons runs the federal prison system for the entire country. The federal inmate locator is available here or by clicking the picture.
Sacramento County Inmate Locator
People who were arrested in Sacramento County will generally be housed by the Sacramento County Sheriff at the downtown main jail or the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center (RCCC). The Sacramento County Sheriff website has an inmate locator that shows everyone in Sacramento County jail and is available here or by clicking on the picture.
Sacramento Main Jail
The Sacramento Main Jail is located at 615 I Street, Sacramento CA 95814
Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center (RCCC)
RCCC is located at 12500 Bruceville Road, Elk Grove, CA 95757
Yolo County Inmate Locator
Yolo County has two facilities to house inmates. Most are housed at the Monroe Detention Center.
Visitation Instructions for Monroe Detention Center can be found here.
Monroe Detention Center is located at 140 Tony Diaz Dr, Woodland, CA 95776.
Placer County Inmate Locator
Placer County houses inmates at the Auburn Main Jail. Placer County maintains a list of in custody inmates that can be found here.
Auburn Main Jail
2775 Richardson Dr., Auburn CA 95603
El Dorado County Inmate Locator
El Dorado County houses inmates at the Placerville Jail and the South Tahoe Jail. El Dorado County maintains a list of in custody inmates that can be found here.
El Dorado County Jail in Placerville is located at 300 Forni Road, Placerville, CA 95667
El Dorado County Jail in South Lake Tahoe is located at 1051 Al Tahoe Blvd South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Solano County Inmate Locator
Solano County houses inmates at the Justice Center Detention Facility and the Claybank Detention Facility. Solano County maintains a booking log that can be found here.
Solano County Justice Center Detention Facility is located at 500 Union Avenue, Fairfield, California 94533
Solano County Claybank Detention Facility is located at 2500 Claybank Road, Fairfield, California 94533
San Joaquin County Inmate Locator
The San Joaquin County Jail is located at 999 W Mathews Rd, French Camp, CA 95231