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Prisons and Prisoners

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnFind the answers to the most commonly asked questions about prisons, jails, and inmates.

, or has been anytime since 1982, visit the Federal Bureau of Prisons . You can look up inmates in two ways: 

  • First and last name (required) and middle name, age, race, and sex (optional) 
  • Inmate number from the: 
    • Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Register 
    • D.C. Department of Corrections (DCDC)
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    • Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) 
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền . Or, contact the of the Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations. If you know the facility where the person is being held, call that directly.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnFor information about the status of a particular court case, contact the .

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền  directly. Review information on  to ensure your visit is a success.

For further information, contact the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnState or local correctional systems may have different procedures for visiting an inmate.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền by:

  • MoneyGram (electronically)

  • Western Union (electronically)

  • United States Postal Service (money order through the mail)

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf the inmate is at a , contact that facility or the contract operator for instructions on how to send funds.

Send Money to an Inmate at a State or Local Prison

Options for sending money to inmates in state and local prisons vary. Contact the state or local correctional department for more information.

Prison Records

You can find federal prison records by date. For state and local prison records, contact the state or local corrections department

Federal Prison Records 1982 - Present

The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) maintains . You can use the  to find out when a prisoner was, or is expected to be, released.

To learn more about an inmate,  to the BOP. Also include a completed .

Federal Prison Records 1870 - 1981

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnThe National Archives and Records Administration maintains early . It has  once held at Alcatraz, Leavenworth, and other federal prisons. Search by name for former inmates at each location to see if they served time there. 

You can , if available. Include the following information about the inmate in your request:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnName (including middle name or initial)

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnDate of birth or approximate age at the time of incarceration

  • Race

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnApproximate dates in prison

Complaints about Federal, State, and Local Prisons

You can file a complaint about a prison, policy, or procedure. You can also file a complaint about claims of abuse.

File a Complaint About a Local, County, or State Prison

To submit a complaint about a local, county, or state prison:

  1. File a formal complaint directly with the state or local correctional facility.

  2. Contact the state Department of Corrections office if the issue remains unresolved.

  3. Contact your governor.

File a Complaint About a Federal Prison

To submit a complaint about a federal prison:

  1. File a formal complaint directly with the .

  2. File a complaint with the that oversees the facility.

  3. Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnContact or the , which oversees the BOP.

Give the complaint a reasonable amount of time to progress before going on to the next step. Qualified legal advice, as always, remains an option.

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Last Updated: April 6, 2021

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