To locate an inmate in the Fairfax County Jail system, go to VineLINK and follow these steps:
- Click on the blue “Offender” tab in the upper left side of the page.
- Select “Choose Agency” and use the dropdown menu to highlight and click on Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.
The site provides two search methods:
- Search by Offender Number
- Search by Name
Search by Offender Number
- Enter the offender number into the search box.
- Click on “Search”.
*NOTE*- The number must be accurate or your search results will be wrong.
Search by Name
- Enter the inmate’s last name.
- Enter the inmate’s first name.
- Click on “Search”.
*TIP* - If you are unsure of the inmate’s full name or the spelling of the name, click on the “Partial Last Name Search” box before clicking on “Search”.
Enter the first three letters of the last name and the first letter of the first name.
The system will list all inmates whose names begin with those letters. If you have the exact birthdate of the inmate, you can narrow your search by entering it in the appropriate box.
Fairfax County Inmate Information Available for Viewing
Click on the inmate’s name to view:
- Offender ID
- Date of Birth
- Custody Status
- Location of Offender
- Booking Date
TO READ MORE ABOUT AN INMATE’S FAIRFAX COUNTY CRIMINAL CASE
Go to Virginia Online Case Information, enter the security code text to the box and click on “Agree”. If you do not agree, your search will not proceed.
Select “Fairfax County General District” from the “Court” dropdown menu on the left top side of the page.
Under “Traffic/Criminal”, select your search method from:
- Name Search
- Case Number Search
- Hearing Date Search
- Service/Process Search
Searching by name – if your search fails, clear the fields and enter only the first two or three letters of the defendant’s first name.
If the name is common and many appear on the list, clear search fields, re-enter information and include the middle name.
Try a “Wildcard Search” on the last name by entering the first two or three letters followed by an *. This will list all defendants whose last name begins with the letters you entered.
Cases can take up to two weeks following issuance to enter the system.
Do not use the back button or your search will time out.
AVAILABLE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS FAIRFAX COUNTY CASE:
Once you locate the case, click on the case number to view:
- Fairfax County Defendant’s Name
- Case Number
- Filed Date
- City/State of Residence
- Defense Attorney’s Name
- Defendant’s Race, Birth Month and Day, Gender
- Criminal Charges
- Case Type (Felony Class, etc.)
- Any Amended Charges
- Hearing Date and Time
- Hearing Results
- Hearing Courtroom
- Plea Information
- Final Disposition
- Sentence (If Applicable)
- Probation Information (If Applicable)
- Pay Dates
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 Fairfax County inmate search, inmate lists, inmate roster, arrest reports and/or booking information for the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center in the city of Fairfax, Fairfax County in the state of Virginia.
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