Idaho Inmate and Arrest Records Search
A person committing an offense in Idaho or any other state would face imprisonment. If the offense is minor, then imprisonment is for less than a year and the offender is sent to county jail under the jurisdiction of the local county authorities. Those committing serious offenses, where the imprisonment duration is more than a year are sent to state prisons. All state prisons in Idaho are maintained by the Idaho Department of Correction.
If you are a victim and want to keep track of the offender, there are ways to be notified of the same. If you know someone in jail and want to find out about them, it is possible to do so. You can search for inmates of prisons online through official websites as well as through third-party sites. This will help you track a prisoner and find out in which prison the person is lodged at present.
Searching for Idaho State Prison Inmates Online
To search for inmates, you need to use either the last name of the prisoner or the unique IDOC number of the prisoner. You can even type the first three letters of the name to search. Using the first name also can help you find an exact match. Once you type the details and click on search, you will find the exact match or all names matching your search query. Names of discharges prisoners are also shown for information.
You can click on the record of the person whose name matches to view the complete record. The details shown on this page will include:
- a) Name and prisoner ID
- b) Supervising district and officer with a phone number (for those on probation)
- c) Prison address and contact details for prison inmates.
- d) Age of prisoner
- e) Status of prisoner
- f) Offense, sentencing county, case number, and sentence satisfaction date
- g) Parole hearing date is also mentioned in the record
The information provided through this search page is only the basic information. Additional information is provided only on request by contacting the department. The department can be contacted through https://forms.idoc.idaho.gov/Forms/RequestForInformation for requesting more details.
Victims can visit https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/initMap.do to register for notifications, whereby they would get information on the status change of prison inmates, include release dates.
Using Third-Party Sites
The official website allows you to find prisoners in state prisons. If you want to find someone in the county jail, then you need to contact the county authorities. A website like Writeaprisoner.com will be helpful as it has complete information on all prisons with their web page links. This will be very helpful to find official websites of state prisons and county jails in Idaho, as well as other states.
Inmate information can be found even on third party sites like Searchquarry.com. This site has compiled information from various sources and makes it available for the public on payment of a fee. You can search for prison inmates by typing their names. When you find a matching record, you can access it from the site, along with other public records of that person.
How to Find out if Someone is in Jail by Phone or Fax
In case of any problem finding out inmate details online or if additional information is required, one can contact the Idaho Department of Correction. The number to be called is (208) 658-2000. There is no fax number. An online form can also be filled to get more details. The form can be filled by visiting https://forms.idoc.idaho.gov/Forms/RequestForInformation
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