Virginia Inmate Search
Virginia Inmate Search

Virginia Inmate Search | VADOC Inmate Lookup | VA Inmate Locator

Virginia State Department of Corrections (VADOC) provides a centralized inmate search database of those incarcerated in Virginia (VA) state prisons, while the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) maintain records about offenders in federal prisons.

However, there are 3 more correction facilities which are decentralized and keep convict records individually. For instance, the local county sheriff office is responsible for county jails and while respectively city police departments taking care of city jails and police jails record. A simple guide on how to find an incarcerated inmate can be found here.

How To Locate An Inmate in State Prison?

In order to lookup for a specific inmate you need to know at least these three details:

First/Last Name of the Inmate
Date of birth
Inmate Number (ID)

Virginia State Department of Corrections (VADOC) manage all the records of state prisons in Virginia (VA). You can easily find an inmate through official (VADOC) website. Their online database have records about every inmate in the state prisons across entire Virginia (VA). This saves you a lot of time, since you don’t need to go through the numerous documents and files or physically visit (VADOC) itself.

Note: To look for an inmate in other correction facilities please refer directly to Federal Prisons or City, Police and County Jails.

Total Inmates in Virginia (VA) By Year

We Found a Total Of 420 Incarceration Facilities in The State Of Virginia (VA):

Total Incarcerated Individuals
66,503 Total Individuals in Prisons & Jails
37,813 Inmates in Prisons
28,690 Inmates in Jails
448 Incarceration Rate in Prisons (per 100,000)
450 Incarceration Rate in Jails (per 100,000)
55,472 Inmates on Probation
1,576 Inmates on Parole
2,577 (6.7) Life Sentenced (% of Inmates)
1,338 (3.5) Life Without Parole (% of Inmates)
48 Juvenile Life Sentenced Without Parole
1,576 Individuals in Private Prisons
Incarceration by Gender
34,704 Men Imprisoned
3,109 Women Imprisoned
Incarceration by Rate & Ethnicity
280 White Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
1,386 Black Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
116 Hispanic Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
Current Juveniles in Custody
1,227 Total
615 Committed
609 Detained
3 Diverted
147 Custody Rate for Juveniles (per 100,000)
59 Custody Rate for White (per 100,000)
410 Custody Rate for Black (per 100,000)
143 Custody Rate for Latino (per 100,000)
0 Custody Rate for American Indians (per 100,000)
5 Custody Rate for Asians (per 100,000)
Incarceration Racial & Ethnic Ratios
5.0 Black to White Ratio
0.4 Hispanic to White Ratio
Felony Disenfranchisement
508,680 (7.81%) Disenfranchised Individuals (% of Individuals)
271,944 (21.90%) Disenfranchised African Americans (% of Individuals)
Total Incarceration Facility Expenses
1,366 In Millions