Department Of Corrections Lookup Service in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC) is responsible for custody and management of prisoners serving sentence in Massachusetts prisons. It also manages offenders on probation and parole in Massachusetts. It maintains online database of list of offenders currently in prison, fugitives, recent releases, absconders and escapes.

Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC) manages and maintains law and order across 1 State Prisons.


Inmate Search:

Address :

200 Arlington Street, 2 nd Floor, Suite 2200. Chelsea, MA 02150


(617) 660-4600



(617) 660-4613

Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC) Website User Guide

Q: How to find if someone is currently detained at Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC)?

Step 1: Massachusetts does not offer an online Inmate search service. In order to search for an inmate in Massachusetts DOC, you will need to call (877) 421-8463 and enter the information of the inmate (First Name/Last Name/Age). Alternatively, you will have to use VINE (

Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC) Website

Q: What if you are not able to find the inmate in Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC)?

Q: What if you are still unable to find any results?

Q: What are the visitation rules of Massachusetts DOC?

Q: What are the rules to contact an inmate of Massachusetts DOC?

Q: How can you send money to an inmate at the Massachusetts DOC? ?

Q: How can you reach out to the Massachusetts DOC Victim Information Notification System?

Q: For any other questions you can reach the Massachusetts DOC

Massachusetts Jurisdictional Statistics

Massachusetts DOC has a research team which published inmates statistics. Please check the 2019 research report available here to get the latest detailed representation of the DOC programs, activities and trends such as inmate population, demographics and personnel turnover.