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Cuyahoga County, OH Jail and Prison System

CUYAHOGA County has 2,152 jails with an average daily population of 585 inmates with a total of 2,192 jail population. When breaking down the CUYAHOGA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 301 female and 1,802 male inmates.
  • 2,152 Jails
  • 2,192 Prisoners
  • 261% Jail Rate

How Does Cuyahoga County Inmate Search Work?

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

Cuyahoga County Parole and Probation

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

Cuyahoga County Probation

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

Cuyahoga County Booking

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

Cuyahoga County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in CUYAHOGA County has increased by 82% going from 1,203 inmates yearly to 2,192 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in CUYAHOGA County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 448 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Cuyahoga County, OH

CUYAHOGA County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 2,152 inmates only 2,192 are currently confined, the rest 442 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population2,1392,0652,3742,2312,2552,152
Pretrial Population642570694565642442
Confined Population2,1572,0912,3902,2402,2692,192

Cuyahoga County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In CUYAHOGA County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 503 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 6 times more than female incarceration rate, of 71 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 11%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 27%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population437,486435,185432,153430,598428,576425,467
Rate565579706971
Count243241342301294301

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

201020112012201320142015
Population408,405406,822404,895404,231401,878402,103
Rate503449527455517448
Count2,0541,8252,1321,8412,0771,802

Breaking Down Cuyahoga County Inmates By Race

In CUYAHOGA County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 140 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 68% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 31%, going from 642 to 442 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in CUYAHOGA County is on average at a rate of 295 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 146 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 52 from incarceration rate in CUYAHOGA County.

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

201020112012201320142015
White102100119121129140
Black642570694565642442
Latino204145160156161649
Asian13646137137137137

Cuyahoga County Prisons and Jails

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