Free California Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Lookup Service

California Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for custody and management of federal prisoners serving sentence in California prisons. It also manages federal offenders on probation and parole. It maintains online database of list of offenders currently in prison, fugitives, recent releases, absconders and escapes.


California Federal Inmate Search

Q. How to find if someone is currently detained at California Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)?

  • Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) maintains an online database of all the arrested prisoners. The list is updated weekly. To search for an inmate visit California Federal inmate search. You would need inmate's Name/Age/Sex and other information for the search.

What if you are not able to find the inmate in California Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)?

  • It means the inmate is transferred to other federal prison facility or is released from jail. Check Nationwide Federal inmate search page for more details on how to search for inmate.

What are the visitation rules of California Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)?

  • Any individual with valid government ID and who isn’t on felony probation is allowed to visit an inmate. Children below 18 years, must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

  • For more information one can call on (202) 307-3198.


Name Type County

United States Penitentiary (USP) - Atwater High

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Merced County

California City Low Correctional Institution (CI)

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Riverside County

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Dublin Low

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Alameda County

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Herlong Medium

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Lassen County

United States Penitentiary (USP) - Lompoc Medium

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Santa Barbara County

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Lompoc Low

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Santa Barbara County

Residential Reentry Management (RRM) - Long Beach

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Los Angeles County

Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) - Los Angeles

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Los Angeles County

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Mendota Medium

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Fresno County

FCI - Mendota Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Fresno County

Residential Reentry Management (RRM) - Sacramento

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Sacramento County

Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) - San Diego

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) San Diego County

Taft Correctional Institution (CI) - Low & Camp - MTC (for BOP)

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Kern County

United States Penitentiary (USP) - Victorville High

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) San Bernardino County

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Victorville Medium I

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) San Bernardino County

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Victorville Medium II

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) San Bernardino County

Otay Detention Facility (ICE)

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) San Diego County

FCI - Dublin Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Alameda County

FCI - Herlong Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Lassen County

USP - Lompoc Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Santa Barbara County

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Terminal Island Low

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Los Angeles County

USP - Atwater Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Merced County

FCI - Victorville Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) San Bernardino County