One of the few free searches on the internet is for inmates in jail and prison. Below you'll find the searches and lookups available from official websites or those provided with population reports to post online. Other ways to find someone in custody are to call using the phone numbers found by clicking the button on your right marked "Search Jail".
Search all jails in North Carolina
Find all county jails
plus more about those listed here with any alternate search options that are available. "Search Jails" if you don't see your county. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges, 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 North Carolina
There are 100 counties in North Carolina, most with jails of thier own operated by the Sheriff's Department. Those who contract other counties or have multiple locations are noted. NCDOC has nearly as many prison units listed with facilities spread across the state.
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