Criminal Offender Searches
Offender Public Information Search / Inmate Locator - Search by name or inmate ID for up-to-date information on North Carolina state prison inmates, probationers, and parolees. This database from the NC Department of Public Safety and the former NC Department of Correction contains historical information back to 1972. Does not include county jail information. Includes special search tools for Escapes/Captures, Absconders, Inmate Releases and provides bulk downloads of data for statistical analysis.
Automated System Query (ASQ) - This search tool queries the same NCDPS database as the public offender search above, but allows you to create specialized reports based on criteria that you select. Returns counts and demographic information on offenders but not specific offender identities.
NC SAVAN Search - As part of North Carolina's commitment to support victims of crime, NC SAVAN (North Carolina Statewide Automated Victim Assistance and Notification) provides free, confidential notifications about an offender's custody status to victims, their families and their circles of support. County jail inmates, state prisoners, probationers, parolees, and registered sex offenders are all included in this service. Notifications can be received via phone call, email, text message or TTY for the hearing impaired.
NC Sex Offender Registry - This database shows residential locations of registered sex offenders in North Carolina. Maintained by the State Bureau of Investigation,
Interstate Compact Offender Tracking - This search tool from the Interstate Commission on Adult Offender Supervision provides information on probationers or parolees whose supervision has been transferred to another state.
Law Enforcement Search - Search NCDPS Adult Correction database by last name or ID for up-to-date information on North Carolina inmates, probationers and parolees. Create offender photo lineups and access offender information for law enforcement investigators.