West Virginia Regional Jails
Inmates in West Virginia are most commonly held in "regional jails" that are shared, supported and staffed by several counties; there are 11 seperate facilities below. To find which regional jail is used for your county, place your mouse over the abbreviation and it will tell you the name of the jail holding that county's prisoners. For the page listing the inmate search options at any of these, click the button to the right.
Search for inmates in West Virginia
Find inmates housed in the jails and prisons listed here. More searches are added when available, if you don't see the facility you're looking for, press the "Inmate Search" button. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges filed, arresting agency and requirements necessary for release.
- Local authority within state boundaries that governs smaller communities.
- Detention facility with criminal detainees awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences.
- Person in the custody of law enforcement for alleged illegal activity. Prisoner or convict.
More about corrections in West Virginia
Jails are operated and overseen by West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, a central agency which serves all counties in the state. One inmate search serves all of them. The counties are marked with the jail used. The addresses and phone numbers accompany the jail's acronym that can be found following the title. 11 WV DOC prisons are listed location and contact information.
Other West Virginia specific pages