The government of the state of Ohio handles the prisoners, in a very professional manner. Ohio department of corrections inmate search is the part of an effort for better public service. The relatives or friends of a prisoner, or even a lawyer or a journalist can acquire information from the Ohio department of corrections inmate search website.
The web address is http://www.drc.state.oh.us/OffenderSearch/Search.aspx. Actually, the Ohio department of corrections inmate search page is the Offender search part of the department of rehabilitation and correction of the government of Ohio.
In this webpage, you can see that, there is a menu bar at the top. This menu bar contains, agency policies, organizations, facilities, offender information, programs and services and information menus. Go to offender information menu, and then offender search, you will reach the above URL.
If you want to know the administrative rules and the policies, of department of rehabilitation and correction's policies, then click at the agency policy in the menu bar. From the long list of PDF files, you will be able to know all the administrative information regarding the rules and procedures required, for the imprisoned guy.
For the information, as mentioned above, go to offender information menu and then to the offender search. This will take you to the desired page.
Now, in this page, you can see that, there are search bars for Last name, first name of the person you are looking for. At the right hand side, you can see that some directions are given. One point says that you can search only with the last name.
Search by the “county of commitment” list will able you to gather information of prisoners who were sentenced from that county you have selected.
Then, there is the list of residential county of the offender and the search bar of Zip code.
If you search by residential or zip code then, the website says, you will get a list of prisoners under ‘APA supervision' or violators at large. APA supervision includes convicts who are under a parole or on post release control or observation. If any detainee escapes from APA supervision then, he or she is a violator at large.
There is a search bar with days, months and years, for the date of parole hearing. It is the date of court hearing for a parole.
Next is the bar of prisoner number. Put the prefix for male prisoners. A and R is for the male detainees and W for the woman detainees. The page informs us that, most male detainees have the prefix, A. Now, put the six digit number.
Fill up all the information and you will be able to get the detainee's information you are looking for. It is easy to collect information of prisoners of Ohio.