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Rhode Island Inmate Search

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) is a state agency of Rhode Island operating record state prisons. Rhode Island Criminal Record has its headquarters at 40 Howard Avenue Cranston, RI 02920. The Adult Correctional Institution (ACI) or ACI inmate consists of seven prison buildings located on the grounds of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, five for males and two for females. The ACI is located in Cranston and has an operational capacity of 3,854. The mission of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) is to contribute to public safety and record state prisons and criminal records by maintaining a balanced correctional system of institutional and community programs that provide a range of custodial options, supervision and rehabilitative services in order to facilitate successful offender reentry.

A Rhode Island inmate’s criminal record is created by police officers and correctional staff. It begins when someone is first arrested, and a RAP sheet is filled out with the suspect’s name, address, physical description, birth records and crime details. After that, anything that happens in the inmate’s life is recorded into the file. Files are updated daily as the inmate goes to trial by either the lower or superior court, is sentenced, moved to a different state facility, county jail, or receives medical care. The State of Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) is the agency in charge of inmate records, and they store them online in a database making it easy for others to perform a state of Rhode Island inmate search at any time by having every local jail’s inmate details available.

How Do I Find An Inmate In Rhode Island?

To do a DOC Rhode Island inmate search is easy. Information like an inmate’s public record on the most adult criminal cases may be accessible on the public portal database maintained by the Rhode Island State judiciary. A search can be initiated by clicking on the ”smart search” box and typing the name of the party of interest in the box provided. You can also contact the (RIDOC) to obtain any information about person visitation rules, specific incarcerated individuals, posting bail or the offender’s custody status changes and other vital records.

Finding someone in a Rhode Island prison or local city jail is very easy due to the fact that the state uses a unified justice system. All prison inmates, including pretrial detainees, birth record, complaint, long-term inmates sentenced to life and all others in between are housed in the same seven facilities. The State of Rhode Island Department of Corrections maintains, and stores criminal records and keeps them all online, making it easy to look up a criminal records Rhode Island inmate. Follow these simple instructions to use the Rhode Island inmate locator tool and find someone in prison or jail in Rhode Island:

  1. Visit the State of Rhode Island Department of Corrections website.
  2. Agree to the disclaimer by clicking on the “I Agree” button.
  3. Enter the inmate’s last name, inmate ID, first name, name type, race, sex, age, or last known town of residence.
  4. Click the “Search” button.
  5. Review the results which show in a table. You will see the inmate’s ID, name, race, gender, age, and facility.
  6. You can click on “Inmate Details” in any row to see more information about each one.

If you are interested in looking up someone’s jail records, arrest records, incarceration details, convictions, other criminal histories, and public records, try the Infotracer tool. All of these options are available if you want to do a state of Rhode Island inmate search. 

Where Are Rhode Island Inmates Housed?

Most states have state-run facilities, like a federal prison and local jail to hold pretrial detainees. Rhode Island, however, uses a unified justice system, and they house all inmates under the same facilities. They have seven state prisons that hold long and short-term inmates. They also have two juvenile detention center facilities which are operated and run by district courts, the State of Rhode Island, Department of Children, Youth and Families.

Rhode Island uses seven state prisons which a correctional officer will secure to hold both short-term and long-term inmates. They also have an intake center where inmates are brought in and evaluated for appropriate living arrangements and programs suited specifically to them. Here are some of the main security prisons that Rhode Island has.

  1. Anthony P. Travisono Intake Service Center (ISC). – The Anthony P. Travisono Intake Service Center (ISC) is a maximum-security facility that serves as Rhode Island’s jail for male offenders. Rhode Island is one of six states that have unified systems, incorporating the jail and state prison into one department. The south wing of the facility was constructed in 1982 by, officers while the north wing was constructed in 1992. Inmates housed at the ISC fall into several categories: pretrial detainees, newly sentenced inmates who are awaiting classification to other facilities and sentenced protective custody. The ISC has a total inmate bed capacity of 1,148. The length of time an inmate remains housed in awaiting trial status at the ISC is approximately 25 days; this translates into a constant turnover of the inmate population. The facility processes approximately 1,292 commitments per month. An average of approximately 120 inmates are sent to court daily, and approximately 50 inmates per week are processed and transferred to other facilities within the Department of Corrections’ Adult Correctional Institutions.
  2. John J. Moran Medium Security Facility – The John J. Moran Medium Security Facility is a medium-security state men’s prison in Cranston, Rhode Island, owned and operated by the Rhode Island Department of Corrections. The facility opened in 1992, and has an operational capacity of 1006 prisoners.
  3. Donald Price Medium Security Facility – The Donald Price Facility was constructed in 1929 and opened in 1932. This facility was originally designed and first used to house youthful offenders. The facility closed per the mandate of the General Assembly in light of the state’s fiscal situation and its inmates have been moved to other facilities, primarily to the John J. Moran Medium Security Facility.

How Do You Contact An Inmate In Rhode Island?

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections recognizes that the experience of having a loved one or friend incarcerated is difficult and can be very stressful. We have attempted to centralize the most sought-after offender-related inmate record information under one heading in the hopes of making your experience go more smoothly. In order to communicate with their family inmate needs a prepaid calling account which needs to be registered with the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RI DOC). Once the account is generated, families of an inmate can deposit the money order into their account which they can use to buy commissary and to make calls to their loved ones. Families need to contact the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RI DOC), Cranston, Bristol County, Rhode Island to know the registered carrier and the details of their inmate. Once an account is created for inmates they can start communicating with their loved ones.

How To Contact The Rhode Island Department Of Corrections?

Securus and the RIDOC now offer an automated way for the public and inmates to get inmate-specific and general facility information directly over the phone without the wait! Access updated information 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling: 401-414-2871.

How Do You Find Out The Release Date Of An Inmate In Rhode Island?

If you’re a victim of a crime or a concerned citizen and want to know some information about their release, You can find details about an inmate’s record release date by contacting the (RI DOC), Records & ID: Phone: (401) 462-3900. Bail Information: Phone: (401) 462-2261. TTD: (401) 462-5180.

Can I Send A Care Package To An Inmate In Rhode Island?

You can send your Inmates Care packages containing the items requested by them, due to security reasons you cannot send the package directly to your inmate. Contact Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RI DOC), Cranston, Bristol County, Rhode Island to check the provider associated with the care packages.

What Can You Send Inmates In Rhode Island Prisons?

Inmates in Rhode Island are allowed to receive books and magazines sent directly from a reputable publisher like Amazon.com. All books must be paperback editions. All publications including magazines must not contain nudity or describe how to manufacture alcohol, drugs, or weapons.

How Do I Apply For Visitation For An Inmate In Rhode Island?

Inmates are required to complete a Visitor Registration form and submit it at Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RI DOC), those who are approved on this form will be allowed to visit. All approved visitors must show a valid ID before visiting. All visitors must be 18 years of age.

What Are The Visitation Rules?

Visits are a privilege, not a right and this privilege may be approved, denied, suspended or revoked by RIDOC administration. Any visitor who violates any state law, DOC policy or facility-specific rule/procedure or poses a threat to a facility’s security may have his/her visiting privilege suspended or revoked.

Each facility warden determines the facility’s visiting schedule including the day and time for visits, the location and length of visits, the number of weekly visits per inmate and the number of visitors any inmate may have at any one visit. Each facility’s schedule is different.