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Clay County, AL Jail and Prison System

CLAY County has 79 jails with an average daily population of 172 inmates with a total of 95 jail population. When breaking down the CLAY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 43% with 41 female and 51 male inmates.
  • 79 Jails
  • 95 Prisoners
  • 919% Jail Rate

How Does Clay County Inmate Search Work?

Clay County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Clay county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Clay County Parole and Probation

Clay County Parole

Parole is when an inmate is allowed to leave jail early because they have shown remorse while serving their time. A parole board decides on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can obtain Clay county parole records and find out a lot about someone . Some things contained in the Clay county parole records may be information about their sentence and their crimes. You might also see details about where they were held and the rules of their parole.

Clay County Probation

Along with those inmates that have been released, you might also be able to review Clay county probation records illustrating men and women who didn’t go to prison but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come for free . Probationers must check-in a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Clay county inmate records will show the person crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling court department details who sentenced them. Along with that details , you may see mugshots , fingerprints, physical details about the person , and other details.

Clay County Booking

Clay county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Clay county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Clay county booking records without any type of permission .

Clay County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in CLAY County has increased by 3,067% going from 3 inmates yearly to 95 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in CLAY County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 1,203 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Clay County, AL

CLAY County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Alabama, yet from the total of 79 inmates only 95 are currently confined, the rest 1,744 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

Clay County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population1019997797979
Pretrial Population2,3272,1572,0161,7441,7441,744
Confined Population1019997959595

Clay County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In CLAY County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 1,653 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 1 times more than female incarceration rate, of 942 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 27%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 37%.

Clay County Female Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Population4,5344,4694,3284,3524,3244,286
Rate689772872942942942
Count313538414141

Clay County Male Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Population4,3574,2814,2344,2404,2674,257
Rate1,6531,5181,3701,2031,2031,203
Count726558515151

Breaking Down Clay County Inmates By Race

In CLAY County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 969 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 44% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 25%, going from 2,327 to 1,744 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in CLAY County is on average at a rate of 822 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

Clay County Incarceration Rates by Race, for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
White966969980969969969
Black2,3272,1572,0161,7441,7441,744
Latino600692677714714714
Asian000000

Clay County Prisons and Jails

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