California has a couple of different types of federal correctional facilities. First, there are ten federal prisons in California, and then there are three management offices for a total of thirteen federal facilities in the state. Federal prisons in California hold felons who have broken federal laws inside the state of California.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FOB) is the agency in charge of California federal prison inmate records. They have a user-friendly website with an inmate locator feature on it. This way, the general public can conduct a California federal prison inmate search at any time of day or night. This government agency owns and operates all federal prisons throughout the United States.
California has two residential reentry management field offices that act as a liaison between the federal prisons and other law enforcement agencies to assist inmates who are being released soon.
The residential reentry field office in Long Beach has jurisdiction over Central California and Southern California. The Western Regional Office provides administrative support to the FOB and 21,011 Offenders.
California also has ten federal prisons spread throughout the state. The list of each is as follows with some details about the population, custody level, and the number of inmates held there: