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Davis County Jail Inmate Search

How to Search for an Inmate in Davis County Utah

To locate an inmate within the Davis County Jail system in Layton, Utah, go to the Davis County Inmate Roster.

There are two ways to search this roster.

  • Filter the Roster
  • Search by Name

Filter the Roster

Select your preference of search using the choices along the top of the roster.

  • When Booked
  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Gender
  • Age

TIP: Last Name is the most common choice.

  • Click on the arrow to the right of your selected method.
  • A dropdown menu will allow you to choose ascending or descending order.
  • The roster will be sorted according to your selections.
  • Scroll down the list until you locate your inmate’s name.

Search by Name

  • To the right of the roster there are two search boxes.
  • Enter the inmate’s last name.
  • Enter the inmate’s first name.
  • Click on “Filter”.

TIP: You can also enter the first letter or two of the names and the system will list all inmates whose names start with the letters you provided.

Available Inmate Information

Once your inmate is listed you can view:

  • When Booked
  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Gender
  • Age

Highlight the inmate’s name and click the gray “Details” button under the search boxes to open and view:

  • Davis County Mugshot
  • Inmate’s Full Name
  • Booking Number
  • Name
  • Booking Date
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Arresting Agency
  • Housing Unit

NOTE: Information for the roster is updated several times a day. If you cannot a recently arrested inmate, wait a couple of hours and try your search again.


The Standard-Examiner provides a mugshot search option.

Click in “Search Mugshots”.

Enter the inmate’s name in the search box.

Click in “Apply”.

Click on the mugshot to open it larger and view the booking date and charges.


The Davis County Justice Court oversees Class B & C Misdemeanors and Infractions.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

If you wish to go to the hearing it will be held at:

Davis Justice Complex

Courtroom #2

800 West State Street

Farmington, Utah 84025

If you wish to mail to the court, address it to:

Davis County Justice Court

P.O. Box 618

Farmington, Utah 84025

Call (801) 451-4488 for additional assistance.

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 Davis County inmate search, inmate lists, inmate roster, arrest reports and/or booking information for the Davis County Jail in the city of Farmington, Davis County in the state of Utah.

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 Davis County Jail

If you are certain your inmate is in Davis County Jail, or at the very least in Davis County, go to this page to search for them.

If the Davis County Jail inmate search website is not currently online or up to date, call 801-451-4200 for assistance in locating your inmate.

The Davis County Jail 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 Utah 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 Davis 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 Davis County Jail, either look them up here or call 801-451-4200 for assistance.

Recently convicted felons are sometimes held at Davis County Jail until transport to a Utah 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 Davis County Jail system.

Jailexchange.com has a complete page of all available information to assist families and friends of inmates in Davis County Jail 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 Utah

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 Utah. 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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