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Prison records are an important component of the organization of prisons throughout the world. In addition, jail records provide the public with valuable information about offenders and the crimes that they have committed. Prison records have always been public records. Any individual has the right and the ability to access criminal records about another person.

However, unless an individual knows specific personal information about that person he/she is searching for in a criminal record database, it may be difficult for him/her to locate accurate information about that individual. There are a variety of different ways that an individual can obtain access to jail records. The first is by contacting government departments. This process can be very tedious and take a great deal of time. Advances in technology have made it much easier for individuals to access prison records.
Today, an individual can utilize an online database in order to gain access to a prison record. There are many different databases that list information about current and former inmates. An individual can try to search information provided by a specific prison, if he/she knows what prison and convict was contained in. However, online databases allow an individual to search all of the existing prison systems, by simply entering the name and age of the person being searched.

A prison record may contain personal information about an inmate, the crime that he/she committed, and details about his/her conviction and sentence. While many of these databases are free, some require an individual to pay for access to criminal records.

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