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What are Mississippi Inmate Records?

Mississippi inmate records serve as the documentation that illustrates a person's journey through the criminal justice system. These records may include things like police reports, arrest warrants, mugshots, fingerprints, DNA samples, audio and video evidence, and court records. They come from a variety of agencies, including law enforcement, courts, and confinement facilities.

The records all contain the person's name, birth date, age, race, and gender. Some may also include the person's weight, height, hair and eye color, scars, tattoos, defining marks, and other physical descriptors. Some even have the person's crime details. 

Mississippi Department of Corrections is the agency in charge of inmates and facilities, and they provide inmate records as a search on their website. Some of those records might be easy to find, but with others, you may have to visit multiple agencies to get the complete picture.

Mississippi Prison and Jail System

Mississippi has three state prisons. They also contract with three additional private prisons to hold overflow inmates. The state has 15 regional correctional facilities that act similar to local jails to hold pretrial inmates and those serving short sentences. Mississippi also has sixteen work centers to allow low-risk inmates to work outside the prison and reintegrate them back into society. The state runs three restitution centers for help with vocational training and other special interests.

The state also has dozens of county jails run by Sheriff's departments to hold arrested individuals while they enter the system and are processed.

How to Search for Inmates in Mississippi

You can easily search for an inmate on the Mississippi Department of Corrections website. Their search tool allows you to search by name or ID number. After selecting your search criteria, you enter the information and click the search button.

The results will show a list of inmates' names, ID, location, term, and offense. You can click any of the rows to see more details. You can then view a mugshot, race, height, build, entry date, gender, weight, exact location, including their unit and each offense with details pertaining to it.

You can also easily find someone in jail or prison by using the InfoTracer search tool. You will see a lot more than just criminal information.  

How to Contact, Send Money to or Visit an Inmate in Mississippi

Mississippi has three state prisons. They also contract with three additional private prisons to hold overflow inmates. The state has 15 regional correctional facilities that act similar to local jails to hold pretrial inmates and those serving short sentences. Mississippi also has sixteen work centers to allow low-risk inmates to work outside the prison and reintegrate them back into society. The state runs three restitution centers for help with vocational training and other special interests.

The state also has dozens of county jails run by Sheriff's departments to hold arrested individuals while they enter the system and are processed.

How to Search for Inmates in Mississippi

You can easily search for an inmate on the Mississippi Department of Corrections website. Their search tool allows you to search by name or ID number. After selecting your search criteria, you enter the information and click the search button.

The results will show a list of inmates' names, ID, location, term, and offense. You can click any of the rows to see more details. You can then view a mugshot, race, height, build, entry date, gender, weight, exact location, including their unit and each offense with details pertaining to it.

You can also easily find someone in jail or prison by using the InfoTracer search tool. You will see a lot more than just criminal information.  

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