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Miami-dade County, FL Jail and Prison System

MIAMI-DADE County has 4,153 jails with an average daily population of 641 inmates with a total of 4,153 jail population. When breaking down the MIAMI-DADE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 7% with 297 female and 3,609 male inmates.
  • 4,153 Jails
  • 4,153 Prisoners
  • 229% Jail Rate

How Does Miami-dade County Inmate Search Work?

Miami-dade County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Miami-dade county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Miami-dade County Parole and Probation

Miami-dade County Parole

Parole is when a criminal is allowed to leave prison early because they have behaved well while serving their time. A parole board makes the decision on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can acquire Miami-dade county parole records and find out a lot about a person . Some things contained in the Miami-dade county parole documents may be information about their court ruling and their crimes. You might also find details about where they were held and the stipulations of their parole.

Miami-dade County Probation

Along with those criminals that have been released, you might also be able to review Miami-dade county probation records showing men and women who didn't go to jail but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come without limits . Probationers must visit with a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Miami-dade county public records will show the inmate crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling judge department details who sentenced them. Along with that information , you may see headshots , fingerprints, physical details about the inmate , and other details.

Miami-dade County Booking

Miami-dade county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Miami-dade county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Miami-dade county booking records without any type of allowance .

Miami-dade County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in MIAMI-DADE County has increased by 140% going from 1,730 inmates yearly to 4,153 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in MIAMI-DADE County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 404 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Miami-dade County, FL

MIAMI-DADE County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Florida, yet from the total of 4,153 inmates only 4,153 are currently confined, the rest 655 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population5,7645,4945,2284,6834,9804,153
Pretrial Population738712715720666655
Confined Population5,7705,5005,2354,6904,9804,153

Miami-dade County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In MIAMI-DADE County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 632 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 12 times more than female incarceration rate, of 32 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 36%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 21%.

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


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


Breaking Down Miami-dade County Inmates By Race

In MIAMI-DADE County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 89 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 86% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 11%, going from 738 to 655 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in MIAMI-DADE County is on average at a rate of 154 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

Miami-dade County Incarceration Rates by Race, for 2010-2015 years


Miami-dade County Prisons and Jails

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