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Denver County, CO Jail and Prison System

DENVER County has 1,959 jails with an average daily population of 339 inmates with a total of 2,017 jail population. When breaking down the DENVER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 277 female and 1,661 male inmates.
  • 1,959 Jails
  • 2,017 Prisoners
  • 405% Jail Rate

How Does Denver County Inmate Search Work?

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

Denver County Parole and Probation

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

Denver County Probation

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

Denver County Booking

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

Denver County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in DENVER County has increased by 189% going from 699 inmates yearly to 2,017 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in DENVER County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 695 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Denver County, CO

DENVER County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Colorado, yet from the total of 1,959 inmates only 2,017 are currently confined, the rest 1,202 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population2,0352,0292,0102,1442,1781,959
Pretrial Population1,4381,3641,2801,2101,1201,202
Confined Population2,1012,1132,1132,2652,1882,017

Denver County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In DENVER County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 822 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 6 times more than female incarceration rate, of 117 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 16%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 14%.

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


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


Breaking Down Denver County Inmates By Race

In DENVER County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 268 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 78% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 16%, going from 1,438 to 1,202 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in DENVER County is on average at a rate of 582 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 710 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 147 from incarceration rate in DENVER County.

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


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