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Etowah County, AL Jail and Prison System

ETOWAH County has 450 jails with an average daily population of 230 inmates with a total of 699 jail population. When breaking down the ETOWAH County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 66 female and 568 male inmates.
  • 450 Jails
  • 699 Prisoners
  • 679% Jail Rate

How Does Etowah County Inmate Search Work?

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

Etowah County Parole and Probation

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

Etowah County Probation

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

Etowah County Booking

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

Etowah County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in ETOWAH County has increased by 3,395% going from 20 inmates yearly to 699 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in ETOWAH County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 1,729 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Etowah County, AL

ETOWAH County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Alabama, yet from the total of 450 inmates only 699 are currently confined, the rest 1,348 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population366450444437467450
Pretrial Population1,0162,0591,9441,8321,8441,348
Confined Population723759754749774699

Etowah County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In ETOWAH County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 1,565 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 9 times more than female incarceration rate, of 196 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 10%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 46%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population34,72334,76934,67934,41734,08233,747
Rate363302255209293196
Count126105897210066

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

201020112012201320142015
Population33,67633,53533,29633,13932,89132,859
Rate1,5651,9772,0092,0372,0801,729
Count527663669675684568

Breaking Down Etowah County Inmates By Race

In ETOWAH County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 556 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 59% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 33%, going from 1,016 to 1,348 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in ETOWAH County is on average at a rate of 4,939 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White250426553683751556
Black1,0162,0591,9441,8321,8441,348
Latino2,2741,6864,4387,2165,4903,591
Asian000000

Etowah County Prisons and Jails

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