Texas Inmate Search

You can go to the online Texas Inmate Search Page and put in the last name and at least the first letter of the first name. The next screen will give you a list of Texas prison inmates, their TDCJ numbers, projected release date and unit of assignment. (Don't forget to disable your pop up blocker or it won't work!)

Texas Inmate Search by Email

You can also receive Texas inmate search information by email.The following information is available but be specific in your email what you are requesting:

  • TDCJ number
  • Offender location
  • Offense of Conviction
  • Current incarceration: offense, county and court of conviction
  • Projected Release Date:

(Projected release date is determined by the offense date and the nature of the offense. Offenses committed prior to 9-1-96, that are by Law eligible for Mandatory Supervision, will be released on their projected release date if they are not paroled.

Offenses committed 9-1-96 or after, that are by Law eligible for Mandatory Supervision, will be released at the discretion of BPP. For Texas inmates not approved for release by BPP, or that are not eligible for Mandatory Supervision, the projected release date will be their discharge date).

E-mail to this address:classify@tdcj.state.tx.us
Use the offender's full name and 7-digit TDCJ number. If you do not know the TDCJ number, provide the exact date of birth (if date of birth is not known, provide their approximate age and county of conviction).
Please include Texas inmate's name in subject line of e-mail.

There is no charge for this service.

TDCJ inmate search requests by telephone can be made asking for general information or parole status for Texas inmates. 

Offender Locator/General Information Line - Huntsville, (936) 295-6371, or (800) 535-0283.

Offender parole review status line (prior to being voted by the BPP to be released) - Board of Pardons and Paroles status line at (844) 512-0461.

Offender parole release status line (after being voted by the BPP to be released) - Parole Division status line in Austin (512) 406‑5202. Must have TDCJ or SID# or date of birth.

Texas Public Sex Offender Registry

To access this site, please click here.

Texas Department of Corrections

Do you realize there are over 5000 pages on the website of the Texas Dept of Corrections? I have selected the most helpful information about Texas inmates for you and have put them on the Important Info Page on the TDCJ website.

Texas Death Row Inmates

As of January, 2017 there were 243 Texas inmates on death row. 237 are men and 6 are women. The TDCJ website has a listing of inmates on death row as well as a lot of historical information concerning the death penalty in Texas. See the Texas Death Row Information Page.

Texas Criminal Records

If you are interested in investigating criminal records in Texas, click here. You can find options for free and paid searches.

Texas County Jails

City of Arlington
City of Baytown
City of Beaumont
Bell County
Bexar County
Brazoria County
Brazos County
Cameron County
Collin County
Comal County
Coryell County
Dallas County
Denton County
Ector County
El Paso County
Galveston County
Gregg County
Harris County
Hemphill County
Kerr County
Kerr County (Jail Bond Records)
Lamar County
Lubbock County
Midland County
Montgomery County
Potter County
Smith County
Tarrant County
Tom Green County
Travis County
Upshur County
Williamson County
Wood County

Active Arrest Warrants

City of Austin
City of Plano
City of Waco

Upshur County

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