The NJDOC provides an inmate search tool for locating inmates held in New Jersey state prisons.

Visiting hours for most jails occur on evenings and weekends. There were over 1,240,000 reported violent crimes in the United States in 2017.

Using the inmate locator tool, you can search for individuals in New Jersey prisons and correctional facilities by name and SBI (state identification) Number. To visit an inmate in a New Jersey state prison, first read the facility’s visitation handbook. These locations include CVS pharmacies and Walmart stores. Results are based upon available information from state, county and municipal databases, and may not include some or all of the above details. The five ways to send money to inmates in New Jersey prisons through JPay are: When sending a money order to an inmate in a New Jersey state prison, mail along a deposit form (Spanish version) to: JPay does not charge processing fee for funds sent by money order. Of those, 142 were granted. bail, charges, etc., please feel free to call our main number and one of our staff members will be happy to assist you. For a county jail administered by a Sheriff’s Office, visit the website of this local law enforcement agency to find an inmate search tool. These records contain details of each inmate’s offense, security risk, transfer, incarceration, and release. - OR - Option 2: You can search the inmate database by selecting an identifier from the drop down list, or entering a value in the field provided.

The state’s Department of Corrections contracts inmate fund transfers to JPay. Intimidate or harass another, or who otherwise misuses that information. To send money by phone, call (800) 574-5729 to speak to a live agent. Besides state-run correctional facilities, New Jersey also has county jails.

State prisons under the administration of NJDOC no longer receive money orders on behalf of inmates. Since Essex County Jail is a county jail, inmates residing here have been arrested and are currently awaiting trial, or have been convicted of a misdemeanor offense and are currently serving a prison term of typically no more than 1 year, or have been sentenced to a state or federal prison on a felony conviction and are currently waiting to be transferred. It should be noted that the records of offenders who have been paroled or released are not updated after they leave the custody of the correctional facility, therefore, no presumption should be made that any offender listed as paroled from a correctional facility remains under active supervision. Your access and use of a report is subject to our, New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJDOC), Credit/debit card deposits over the phone.

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If a county jail does not provide an online inmate locator, you can enquire about an inmate in the facility by visiting or calling the jail using the contact information provided in the List of New Jersey County Jails. .css-yvvbn4{display:block;font-size:48px;font-style:normal;}@media (max-width:539px){.css-yvvbn4{font-size:36px;}}Instant Accessto State, County and Municipal Records. They also offer online and phone deposit options through third-party payment processors.

American Correctional Association Accreditation. Even when under the management of county Sheriff’s Offices/Departments, New Jersey county jails are headed by wardens. Jails and prisons also keep information describing inmates’ arrival, stay, and release. The jail can generally deny visitations to those arriving late, those who are intoxicated or wearing inappropriate clothing, or those not otherwise approved to attend. Personal inmate records are identifying information such as name, age, sex, inmate number, and booking photo. The purpose of the inmate Look Up is to provide public safety and welfare while providing community access to selected offender information, consistent with the spirit and intent of the New Jersey Open Public Records Act (OPRA). Any person who uses the information contained hereinto threaten Intimidate or harass another, or who otherwise misuses that information, may be subject to criminal prosecution of civil liability.

Visit the county jail page on the county’s or Sheriff’s Office’s website to find information about funding inmates’ commissary accounts. Some New Jersey county jails provide inmate search tools online. The NJDOC provides a complete list of New Jersey State Prisons on its website including their contact information and descriptions.

Between 2006 and 2010, approximately 3.4 million violent crimes went unreported. NOTE: Questions/comments concerning offender information posted on this site must be addressed in writing to: Union County Department of Corrections ATTN:  Sergeant K. Pizzarelli 15 Elizabethtown Plaza Elizabeth, NJ 07207.