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Benton County, AR Jail and Prison System

BENTON County has 371 jails with an average daily population of 653 inmates with a total of 426 jail population. When breaking down the BENTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 68 female and 341 male inmates.
  • 371 Jails
  • 426 Prisoners
  • 229% Jail Rate

How Does Benton County Inmate Search Work?

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

Benton County Parole and Probation

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

Benton County Probation

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

Benton County Booking

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

Benton County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in BENTON County has increased by 2,740% going from 15 inmates yearly to 426 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in BENTON County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 437 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Benton County, AR

BENTON County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Arkansas, yet from the total of 371 inmates only 426 are currently confined, the rest 4,959 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population352355357360366371
Pretrial Population1,0851,1391,2471,3173,1964,959
Confined Population402406409413420426

Benton County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In BENTON County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 597 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 5 times more than female incarceration rate, of 84 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 27%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 21%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population72,16073,79975,14376,69178,22781,260
Rate10610093878684
Count777470676868

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

201020112012201320142015
Population70,99673,00774,49875,97177,69878,032
Rate597609625641533437
Count424445466487414341

Breaking Down Benton County Inmates By Race

In BENTON County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 189 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 96% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 357%, going from 1,085 to 4,959 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in BENTON County is on average at a rate of 192 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 104 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 38 from incarceration rate in BENTON County.

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

201020112012201320142015
White345352361368278189
Black1,0851,1391,2471,3173,1964,959
Latino24020517214211387
Asian878787878787

Benton County Prisons and Jails

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