California Corrections Launches Online Inmate Locator

Source: Government Technology | California | October 20, 2010

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has launched a new online database that will for the first time allow the general public to locate each of California’s 170,000-plus inmates who are housed in state penitentiaries.

The Inmate Locator website is searchable by last name and first name, as well as corrections identification number. For each prisoner, the database lists the person’s age, admission date and the facility in which he or she is incarcerated, and also includes driving directions to the facility. The database is updated weekly.

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