List Of Prison Facilities in Delaware

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Delaware. The state of Delaware has 49 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



314 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Delaware has a staggering imprisonment rate of 314 per 100,000 people. A total of 3,118 people are currently incarcerated in Delaware. 10,150 other convicts are on probation and 373 are on parole. View recent arrests in Delaware.

Search any prison in Delaware using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Delaware Prison and Jail System

Delaware has 16 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Delaware also has 20 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. 13 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Delaware

Delaware Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Delaware By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 10,150
Parole 373
Life Sentence 692
Total Incarcerated 3,118

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 3,024
Female 94

How To Use The Delaware Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Delaware has never been easier, we have 49 prisons in Delaware. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Delaware. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Delaware

You can visit an Inmate in Delaware only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Delaware DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Using Debit / Credit Card at,, Western Union, Moneygram
  2. Using Debit or Credit Card at Facility kiosks.
  3. Money Order By Mail (USPS only), You will need to send a filled up Remitter Form with the money order.
  4. Cashiers Check by mail, You will need to send a filled up Remitter Form attached in the mail.
  5. Using Phone: Touch pay and Jpay allows you to send money to your inmate's trust fund. Call 1-800-574-5729 to send money through Jpay, Or use Touchpay by calling 1-866-232-1899. [Service fee might be applicable].

Contact An Inmate in Delaware by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Delaware

49 Facilities in Delaware are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Delaware

This is full list of prisons in Delaware. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Delaware