Find a Parolee

Get real-time information concerning parolees supervised by the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
Average Time of Transaction Less than 5 Minutes
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Parolee lookup is intended to provide the public with information on the status of certain individuals currently and formerly under community supervision.

Who is listed?

  • Current parolees
  • Certain former parolees under supervision since the early 1970’s

Who is not listed?

  • Youthful offenders and those who have had their convictions set aside by the court.
  • Individuals under supervision as a result of a court order placing them on Strict and Intensive Supervision Treatment. 

*Correction Law 752 and Executive Law 296(15) prohibit discrimination in hiring or for the issuance of any license by reason of prior criminal conviction unless there is a direct relationship between the previous criminal offense (s) and the specific license or employment sought; or the issuance of the license or the granting of the employment would involve an unreasonable risk to the property or to the safety or welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

Rules and Regulations 
Learn more about the specific rules of Community Supervision in New York State. 
Office of Victim Assistance
Learn more about how you can register as a victim 

Family Guide
A helpful guide for family members to understand more about the New York State correctional system. 
Other Documents of Interest
Miscellaneous documents including  facility directives, news and media information, department records, research studies, and publications. 
How to
How to

Refer to this step by step process to lookup a parolee: 

1.    Gather accepted identifying information (See list below)

2.    Open the form

3.    Complete the form

4.    Refer to glossary section for more information

Ready? Have with you:

  • Department Identification Number (DIN). A DIN is assigned to an inmate upon admission into a correctional facility and used throughout an inmate’s term of commitment. You can obtain the number from the inmate or use the name search capability. For more assistance you may call (518) 457-5000.

  • New York State Identification Number (NYSID). A NYSID is a unique identifier assigned to an individual by the Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).  

  • Last name, first name
  • Birth year (only to be used with last and first names)
You can access the lookup tool at specific times: 
12:00am to 11:45pm, Monday to Friday 
12:30am to 11:30pm, Weekends 

Call us Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

(518) 457-5000

New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision 1220 Washington Ave, Building 2 Albany, New York 12226-2050