The NY State Inmate Search page will allow you to search through the 62,000 plus inmates under the jurisdiction of the NYS Department of Corrections to find the one you are looking for. When you reach the search page you will find:
To find an inmate, click to the NYS Inmate Lookup Page.
If you are looking for an inmate that is under the jurisdiction of New York City, you will find them at the NYC Corrections page.
The New York State Department of Correctional Services is responsible
for over 60,000 inmates. I have reviewed their web site and have
provided a summary of the most important pages for families and friends
of inmates. Click to go to the NYS Department of Corrections page.
As of August, 2009 there are 67 correctional facilities plus the 916-bed Willard Drug Treatment Campus. Visit this Facility Listing page where you can find
I will be adding county jails that have online search tools below.
Fulton (Police Arrest Log)
New York City
New York Statewide Inmate Search (VINElink-incomplete)
Rikers Island Inmates
Active Arrest Warrants
Cattaraugus County-Police Blotter
Lake Placid Police
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