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Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Search

How to Search for an Inmate in Alachua County Florida

To locate an inmate within the Alachua County Jail system in Gainesville, Florida, go to the Alachua County Inmate Lookup page. 

There are two methods to search:

  • List All Inmates
  • Search by Name

LIST ALL INMATES

  • Click on “List All Inmates”.
  • Currently incarcerated inmates will be listed in alphabetical order by last name.
  • Scroll to through the list until you find your inmate.

SEARCH BY NAME

  • Enter the inmate’s last name and click “Search”.

TIP: To narrow your search, enter last name, comma, first initial or name without any spaces and click “Search”.

All inmates whose names begin with the letters you entered will be listed.

AVAILABLE INFORMATION ABOUT THE INMATE

Click on the inmate’s name to view:

  • Inmate Name
  • Visitation Schedule Link (Top left and blue)
  • Booking Date
  • POD Location
  • Charges
  • Bond Amount
  • Case Number
  • Arresting Agency
  • Click on the “Mugshot” blue-link to the right of the name to view the mugshot.

ALACHUA COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT CASE SEARCH

If you want to know more about this inmate’s criminal case go to the Alachua County Court Case Search.

  • Click on “Click Here to Search”.
  • Now choose “Case/Name Information”.
  • You can search by name or case number.

Search by Name

  • Enter the defendant’s last name.
  • Enter the defendant’s first name.
  • Case Type dropdown menu: “Criminal”.
  • Click on “Submit”.

TIP: You do not have to enter a first name, but it will narrow your search results to do so.

Search by Case Number

  • Enter the complete case number.
  • Case Type dropdown menu: “Criminal”.
  • Click on “Submit”.

TIP: If you enter a file from and to date it will narrow the search instead of pulling up very old cases.

AVAILABLE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CASE

Click on the defendant’s listed name to open a new page and view:

  • Case/Name Information
  • ID #:      
  • Last Name          
  • First/Middle Name         
  • Date of Birth
  • Case Number
  • Note
  • Case Type Group            
  • File Date Range - 
  • Case Type Group (Should be “Criminal”)
  • Search Date

With more than 9,000 jails and prisons across the country, trying to locate an inmate can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. On this page, you will find the Alachua County inmate search, inmate lists, inmate roster, arrest reports and/or booking information for the Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center in the city of Gainesville, Alachua County in the state of Florida.

With a minimal amount of information about the inmate and some patience, on jailexchange.com you can:


Recent Arrests and/or Pre-trial Inmates in Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center

If you are certain your inmate is in Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center, or at the very least in Alachua County, go to this page to search for them.

If the Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center inmate search website is not currently online or up to date, call for assistance in locating your inmate.

The Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center is "open" 24-hours-a-day. When you call, give the staff member the name of who you are looking for and a birthdate or age if you have it. That person will let you know if your inmate is there.

At minimum you will need a first and last name. If you can provide the middle name or initial that is even better. In a perfect world you will also have the inmate's birthdate, but if not, an estimated age will help.

If you are not sure what county jail the inmate is located in, it helps to at least know the geographic area. Knowing what state the inmate is in is good; knowing which county is even better.

In some cases, there will be more than one possibility. Use patience and check them all. Go here to get started on a search for any jail in the state of Florida or go to this page to begin a search for all jails in the United States.

If your inmate has been charged but not yet convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony, he or she will most likely be held in Alachua County within the county where the crime occurred. If you only have the city name, look up the city's police department, call and ask them if they keep inmates at a local jail or send them to the county jail. If they are sent to the Alachua County Jail, either look them up here or call for assistance.

Recently convicted felons are sometimes held at Alachua County Jail until transport to a Florida State Prison is available. Inmates sentenced to less than one year incarceration or those convicted to serve time for misdemeanors will do their time in the Alachua County Jail system.

Jailexchange.com has a complete page of all available information to assist families and friends of inmates in Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center and every other jail, prison and juvenile detention center in America.


How to find an Inmate already convicted of a felony and sentenced in the state of Florida

State Inmate

Most states have Department of Corrections websites that allow you to type in a felon's first and last name and pull up inmates in that state. Go to this page for inmates in Florida. If you need to find an inmate in another state prison system, go here.

When you click next to the inmate's name or on a link, it will show you which jail or prison the inmate is housed in. If the inmate is no longer incarcerated, but is on parole/probation or discharged, it will tell you that as well. In addition, many state prison inmate pages show recent mug shots.

Federal Inmate

The federal prison system has its own inmate locator called the Bureau of Prisons Inmate Locator.

Type in the inmate's name and it will tell you where he or she is incarcerated and their projected release date. It also lists released federal prison inmates and the date they were released.

Federal inmates who are moved from one prison to another will show as "No longer in federal custody" on the system until they reach their next federal prison destination. This movement can take a few days to several months to complete, so keep checking back to find out where the inmate was taken.

ICE Inmates

The ICE Detainee Lookup allows friends, family members and interested parties to locate illegal and/or undocumented immigrants that are in the United States without permission.

They are held in detention centers approved by Immigration Custody and Enforcement until their hearing or date they are deported back to their home country.

To look up the detainee, users need the full legal name the person used upon their arrest and the country the person claimed they originated from. It helps to also have the "A-number", which is the number that ICE assigned to them upon their detention, which you can use instead of attempting to type the detainee's name.

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