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Walker County, AL Jail and Prison System

WALKER County has 270 jails with an average daily population of 242 inmates with a total of 270 jail population. When breaking down the WALKER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 36 female and 228 male inmates.
  • 270 Jails
  • 270 Prisoners
  • 647% Jail Rate

How Does Walker County Inmate Search Work?

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

Walker County Parole and Probation

Walker 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 Walker county parole records and find out a lot about a parolee . Some things contained in the Walker 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.

Walker County Probation

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

Walker County Booking

Walker 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 Walker 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 Walker county booking records without any type of approval .

Walker County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in WALKER County has increased by 864% going from 28 inmates yearly to 270 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in WALKER County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 1,104 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Walker County, AL

WALKER County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Alabama, yet from the total of 270 inmates only 270 are currently confined, the rest 1,504 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population163197230308270270
Pretrial Population1,8591,9261,9721,7261,5041,504
Confined Population173215257308270270

Walker County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In WALKER County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 923 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 6 times more than female incarceration rate, of 171 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 20%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 14%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population21,99621,79721,50821,35121,06620,823
Rate1501611729171171
Count33353723636

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

201020112012201320142015
Population21,65921,43721,11420,87720,64620,645
Rate9231,0121,108571,1041,104
Count20021723412228228

Breaking Down Walker County Inmates By Race

In WALKER County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 582 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 61% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 19%, going from 1,859 to 1,504 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in WALKER County is on average at a rate of 650 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White44549154137582582
Black1,8591,9261,9721,7261,5041,504
Latino705681687504336336
Asian000000

Walker County Prisons and Jails

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