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Russell County, AL Jail and Prison System

RUSSELL County has 230 jails with an average daily population of 259 inmates with a total of 230 jail population. When breaking down the RUSSELL County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 10% with 24 female and 196 male inmates.
  • 230 Jails
  • 230 Prisoners
  • 591% Jail Rate

How Does Russell County Inmate Search Work?

Russell County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Russell county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Russell County Parole and Probation

Russell County Parole

Parole is when an incarcerated person is allowed to leave their sentence early because they have followed the rules while serving their time. A parole board rules on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can review Russell county parole records and find out a lot about a parolee . Some things contained in the Russell county parole files may be information about their punishment and their crimes. You might also get to review details about where they were held and the terms of their parole.

Russell County Probation

Along with those parolees that have been released, you might also be able to review Russell county probation records detailing men and women who were not incarcerated but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come without some rules . Probationers must see a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Russell county criminal records will show the criminal’s crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling justice department details who sentenced them. Along with that facts , you may see images , fingerprints, physical details about the probationer , and other details.

Russell County Booking

Russell county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Russell county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Russell county booking records without any type of approval .

Russell County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in RUSSELL County has increased by 334% going from 53 inmates yearly to 230 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in RUSSELL County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 1,008 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Russell County, AL

RUSSELL County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Alabama, yet from the total of 230 inmates only 230 are currently confined, the rest 694 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population294323350359329230
Pretrial Population1,0999031,1731,284949694
Confined Population294323350359329230

Russell County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In RUSSELL County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 1,489 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 8 times more than female incarceration rate, of 121 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 32%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 49%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population18,39418,71019,26219,93620,00219,778
Rate239278254231175121
Count445249463524

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

201020112012201320142015
Population16,98917,78019,14019,74319,45919,446
Rate1,4891,4341,6721,4331,2641,008
Count253255320283246196

Breaking Down Russell County Inmates By Race

In RUSSELL County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 496 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 29% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 37%, going from 1,099 to 694 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in RUSSELL County is on average at a rate of 164 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White704875896527578496
Black1,0999031,1731,284949694
Latino8068115158151249
Asian000000

Russell County Prisons and Jails

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