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Yakima City Jail Inmate Search

How to Search for an Inmate in Yakima County Washington

To find an inmate within the Yakima County Jail system in Yakima, Washington, go to the Yakima Jail Roster.

All inmates will be listed on the right side of the page.

Under the list use the button to choose:

  • Order by First Name
  • Order by Last Name
  • Scroll down the list until seeing your inmate.
  • Click on the inmate’s name to open and view:
  • Inmate’s Name
  • Booking Number
  • Date Incarcerated
  • Current Location
  • ID Number
  • Planned Release Date (If Available)

NOTE: The planned release date can change at any time, depending on a number of factors.

YAKIMA COUNTY INMATE BAIL

There are two ways to get the inmate out of jail to await court hearings.

CASH BAIL

You can pay the entire cash bail amount to the appropriate courthouse during normal business s hours. Once the inmate appears at all hearings and the case is adjudicated, you may make a written request to the court to have your money returned, minus any applicable fees.

BAIL BOND

If you cannot afford the entire cash amount, you can contact a local bail bond company. This company will ask you to pay a percentage of the total cash amount (usually 10 percent) and a small fee for processing. The company then promises the court that if your inmate is released to await court he/she will appear as ordered. If the inmate fails to appear, the bond company will pay the entire amount to the court. You do not get the 10 percent or the fee back after the case is over. This is how the company makes its money.

NOTE: If this happens, the bond company will have the right to sue you for that amount if you signed for the bond.

YAKIMA COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT CASE SEARCH

If you want to find out more about this criminal case go to the Washington State Court Case Search page.

  • Select “Search Case Options” under “Search a Case” on the left side of the page.
  • Click on “Accept” the disclaimer. If you do not click on it, the search will not continue.
  • Choose “District and Municipal Name Search”.
  • Enter the defendant’s last and first name.
  • Use the “Court Name” dropdown menu to choose Kitsap County.
  • Use the “Case Type” dropdown menu to select “Criminal Felony”. Or if it is a misdemeanor, choose “Criminal Non-Traffic”.
  • Select a filing year from the next menu.
  • Type in the displayed security code.

Click on “Search” to view:

  • Defendant’s Name
  • Court Name
  • Case Number
  • Judgment (If Available)

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 Yakima County inmate search, inmate lists, inmate roster, arrest reports and/or booking information for the Yakima City Jail in the city of Yakima, Yakima County in the state of Washington.

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 Yakima City Jail

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

If the Yakima City Jail inmate search website is not currently online or up to date, call (509) 575-3571 for assistance in locating your inmate.

The Yakima City 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 Washington 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 Yakima 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 Yakima County Jail, either look them up here or call (509) 575-3571 for assistance.

Recently convicted felons are sometimes held at Yakima County Jail until transport to a Washington 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 Yakima County Jail system.

Jailexchange.com has a complete page of all available information to assist families and friends of inmates in Yakima City 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 Washington

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 Washington. 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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