NY State Inmate Search

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:

  • Identifying and location information
  • Crimes of conviction
  • Sentence terms and release dates


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.

New York Department of Corrections

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.

New York State Correction Facility Information

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

  • address and phone number
  • security level
  • links to a map and driving directions

New York County Jail Inmates

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)
Oneida County
Onondaga County
Rikers Island Inmates
Westchester County

Active Arrest Warrants
Cattaraugus County-Police Blotter
Chemung County
Lake Placid Police
Madison County
Oneida County
Steuben County
Warren County
Ulster County




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