To find an inmate who is incarcerated in the Santa Barbara County Jail system, go to VineLINK.
Click on the blue “Offender” tab on the upper left side of the page.
Click “Continue” for the disclaimer. Because you are only seeking information and not registering for notifications, it is fine to click continue.
Select “Choose Agency” and use the dropdown menu to highlight and click on Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
Inmate Information Available for Viewing
Click on the inmate’s name to view:
- Offender ID
- Date of Birth
- Custody Status
- Scheduled Release Date
SANTA BARBARA CRIMINAL COURT CASE SEARCH
It is possible you would like to learn more about the inmate’s criminal court case. This can be done in a few easy steps.
Start by going to the Santa Barbara County Superior Court Search page and clicking “Yes” to the usage agreement, then clicking “Continue”.
Click on “Criminal Calendars”.
Enter applicable information on the left side of the page including:
Defendant’s first and last name.
A court date range (Otherwise you will list many court dates to look through to find the case)
Use the “Sort By” dropdown menu and select the appropriate category.
Scroll down the list until you see the case which will list:
- Date and Time of Hearing
- Case Number
- Defendant’s Name
- Hearing Purpose
- Judge’s Name
- Department (Courtroom location)
To learn how the criminal process works within the Santa Barbara Criminal Court system, click here.
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 Santa Barbara County inmate search, inmate lists, inmate roster, arrest reports and/or booking information for the Santa Barbara County Main Jail in the city of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County in the state of California.
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