VISOR is a free, computer-based service that will allow you to check on an offender’s custody status either in a county or state facility, and to register to receive automatic notification when an adult in custody (AIC) is released or transferred.
How do I use VISOR?
Register online at: Home (oregon.gov)
Email VISOR: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leave a voicemail for VISOR: 888-749-8080
You may locate an AIC using basic information such as the name and booking number of the offender.
- A series of computer prompts will assist you in locating an offender.
- VISOR will give you the AIC’s custody information and invite you to register for free notification by phone call, email, or text if the status changes of the AIC
- Click on the following link where you can conduct a statewide search of offenders and register to receive notifications of a change in custody status of the offender: Home (oregon.gov)
How do I register with VISOR?
You will need to provide:
- A telephone number or email
- Search for the AIC you want to register for
- Choose a preferred notification delivery method
You may create an account in VISOR if you wish. Creating an account will allow you to choose how and when you receive notifications, it will allow you view recent notifications that were sent to you, allow you to change your personal information, and allow you to unregister.
You also have the option to remain anonymous when registering instead of creating an account.
Important VISOR Facts
- VISOR will send you a notification when the AIC you registered for is released, transferred, escapes, or is deceased.
- All registrations and personal information with VISOR are, and will remain, confidential.
- You may register more than one phone number or email.
Victim Assistance Services
Crime Victim’s Compensation
Oregon Department of Justice
1162 Court St. SE, Salem, OR 97310
Linn County Mental Health Services
445 SW 3rd Ave, Albany, OR 97321
VISOR website/portal has many resources listed for victims’ assistance
NOTE: Do not depend on the VISOR service as your only protection. If you feel that you may be at risk, take precautions as if the offender has already been released.
VINE is no longer being used as of October 31st, 2023.