San Francisco County Inmate Search

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A San Francisco County inmate record is an official record that includes information about a person arrested and held. This record contains important information, like the inmate’s name and date of birth, as well as the crime they were arrested or convicted for.

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San Francisco County Resources

San Francisco Sheriff’s Office (SFSO Inmate Locator)

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: (415) 554-7225  

Find a person in jail

Jail Seervices

Request a public record


Superior Court Criminal (Felony, Misdemeanor) 


Onsite – Yes

Request Form

850 Bryant St, Rm 101 San Francisco, CA 94103



San Francisco County Jail (Intake and Release Center)

425 7th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: (415) 553-1430



County Jail #2

425 7th Street San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: (415) 553-1430



County Jail #2 Annex

850 Bryant Street, 7th Floor San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: (415) 553-1430



County Jail #3

1 Moreland Drive, San Bruno San Bruno, CA 94066

Phone: (650) 266-7500



San Francisco County Jail Inmate Search Online

A handful of tools are available if you want to perform a San Francisco County inmate search.
Research using official websites of the state or federal prison system or the local jail.
The inmate’s name, or identification number, is essential for searching.

California State Prison VS San Francisco County Jail

Both California prisons and San Francisco County jails are used to house people. But there are major differences when it comes to them. Prison is typically for those convicted of more severe offenses, while county jail is for those charged but not convicted or convicted for less severe crimes.
The size of a prison is usually larger than that of a county jail, and both facilities have different rules.

California Prison Inmate Search

There are a handful of tools for finding someone in a federal and California state prison.  
Search for the inmate’s name on the site of the Department of Corrections of the state they are being held.
For federal records, check the federal prison database.

San Francisco County Jail Inmate Search

The first step to finding a San Francisco County jail inmate is to contact the county sheriff’s office or the local police department to inquire about the inmate.
Other is to look up inmates online using different county websites with inmate databases.

San Francisco County Jail Mugshots

If you want to view a San Francisco County mugshot of an inmate, check with either the jail or the prison where he is being held. Each facility will have its procedures for releasing your mugshots if they aren’t online already. Follow their instructions. You will be required to fill in a request form.

San Francisco County Jail Log

You can access San Francisco County jail logs by visiting the county sheriff’s office and asking for the records from their records division if the database isn’t posted on their website.

San Francisco County Jail Roster

The San Francisco County sheriff’s department will provide jail roster information. However, in some instances, you may be able to access this information manually if there’s no online posting.

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