How do I find out if someone was arrested?

The quickest way to find out if someone was arrested is to first identify where you think they might be held...

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CITY OR COUNTY JAIL

Locate the state, then the city or county where you think they are being held.


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STATE PRISON

Locate the state where you think they are being held.


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FEDERAL PRISON

You must first go to any Federal Bureau of Prisons facility.


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How do I find out if someone was arrested?

The quickest way to find out if someone was arrested is by first locating the County or City Jail where you think they were arrested.

 

When you are on the jailexchange page of the jail of the facility you think they are being held, click on the link for either ‘Recent Arrests’ or ‘Inmate Search’.

 

If this does not give you the information you are seeking, call the phone number listed and ask for assistance.

 

Arrests are public information and the police are required to give out this information.

 

Begin your search for an inmate, arrestee, or locate any jail or prison here:

 

 

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