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Covington County, AL Jail and Prison System

COVINGTON County has 211 jails with an average daily population of 180 inmates with a total of 211 jail population. When breaking down the COVINGTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 19% with 40 female and 197 male inmates.
  • 211 Jails
  • 211 Prisoners
  • 898% Jail Rate

How Does Covington County Inmate Search Work?

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

Covington County Parole and Probation

Covington 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 Covington county parole records and find out a lot about someone . Some things contained in the Covington 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.

Covington County Probation

Along with those inmates that have been released, you might also be able to review Covington 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,Covington 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.

Covington County Booking

Covington 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 Covington 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 Covington county booking records without any type of permission .

Covington County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in COVINGTON County has increased by 955% going from 20 inmates yearly to 211 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in COVINGTON County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 1,700 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Covington County, AL

COVINGTON County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Alabama, yet from the total of 211 inmates only 211 are currently confined, the rest 1,366 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population1911811816211211
Pretrial Population1,6401,5913,4092,3891,3661,366
Confined Population1951851866211211

Covington County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In COVINGTON County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 1,372 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 5 times more than female incarceration rate, of 336 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 24%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 45%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population12,09012,15512,01011,92411,91311,832
Rate232230200268336336
Count282824324040

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

201020112012201320142015
Population11,73111,75011,64411,59711,58511,532
Rate1,3721,1151,520431,7001,700
Count1611311775197197

Breaking Down Covington County Inmates By Race

In COVINGTON County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 882 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 35% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 17%, going from 1,640 to 1,366 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in COVINGTON County is on average at a rate of 2,890 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White54343745325882882
Black1,6401,5913,4092,3891,3661,366
Latino4,9226,269815815815815
Asian000000

Covington County Prisons and Jails

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