State Prisons in idaho

Clicking on any of the Idaho facilities below will direct you to an information page with Inmate Search, Visitation, Mail, Phone, Email, Most Wanted and FAQ for families and friends.


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Idaho Department of Corrections - Prisons and Inmate Search

Idaho maintains their own state prison system, 14 facilities which consists of every security level; maximum, medium, and minimum, as well as community reentry centers that prepare inmates for life outside of prison.

The Idaho Department of Correction is where offenders are sent that have been convicted of felony crimes of murder, rape, assault, serious thefts and drug related offenses. These are offenses of at least one year, and all the way up to life imprisonment. Idaho also has a death row with almost 10 murderers at any one time, waiting to be executed.

The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections oversees three detention centers for juvenile offenders who have been convicted of serious crimes and sentenced to detention, or are awaiting their court dates.

To search for an inmate or juvenile offender, or learn how to communicate with an inmate in the Idaho Department of Correction or Department of Juvenile Corrections, start by choosing from the list of facilities below.

Each prison you click on below will provide specific, detailed information about the facility's: 

  • inmate search,
  • location,
  • contact information,
  • directions,
  • inmate visitation,
  • mail,
  • phone accounts,
  • money accounts,
  • commissary,
  • texting and emailing where available, and
  • inmate tablet rental where available.