Inmate Search Instructions
- The person you are searching for was recently arrested and you believe they are being held somewhere in this state.
- Because the person you are looking for was recently arrested, if they are in custody, it is likely that they are in a city or county jail.
- Jail Exchange can assist you with the following two options.
- Use VINELINK Inmate Search, a nationwide Inmate Search tool.
- If this is a state where VINELINK does operate, choose any City or any County from the list below and proceed to Step 3.
Note: VINELINK does not operate in the following states: Indiana, Kansas, Maine and South Dakota.
Further, VINELINK only operates in a limited capacity (some counties) in the following states: Arizona, Georgia, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and West Virginia.
- If you cannot find the inmate because VINELINK does NOT operate in this state or the county where the inmate is you are searching for, make a short list of the major Cities or Counties where the person was last known to be.
- Choose the City or County you believe is the most likely from the list below and proceed to Step 3.