Prisons and prisoners
Learn how to locate prisoners and get prison records. Find out how to send money or visit someone in prison. And learn the process for filing a complaint about a prison.
How to look up prisoners and prison records
You can search for prisoners and prison records based on when and where someone was incarcerated. Find out how to look up federal, state, or local prison records.
How to visit or send money to a prisoner
If you know someone who is in prison, you may be able to support them by visiting or sending them money. Find out how to support someone in federal or state prison.
File a complaint about a state or federal prison
You can file a complaint about a prison, policy, procedure, or abuse of someone in prison. Learn where to direct your complaint and what steps to take.
State departments of corrections
Contact your state department of corrections about state and local prisons and prisoners.