West Virginia Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for custody and management of federal prisoners serving sentence in West Virginia 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.
Q. How to find if someone is currently detained at West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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.