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Defiance County, OH Jail and Prison System

DEFIANCE County has 151 jails with an average daily population of 255 inmates with a total of 151 jail population. When breaking down the DEFIANCE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 24 female and 122 male inmates.
  • 151 Jails
  • 151 Prisoners
  • 619% Jail Rate

How Does Defiance County Inmate Search Work?

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

Defiance County Parole and Probation

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

Defiance County Probation

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

Defiance County Booking

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

Defiance County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in DEFIANCE County has increased by 790% going from 17 inmates yearly to 151 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in DEFIANCE County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 980 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Defiance County, OH

DEFIANCE County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 151 inmates only 151 are currently confined, the rest 9,181 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population143142143141139151
Pretrial Population12,33911,29610,16310,0749,3039,181
Confined Population144142144141139151

Defiance County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In DEFIANCE County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 991 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 5 times more than female incarceration rate, of 200 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 1%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 5%.

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


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


Breaking Down Defiance County Inmates By Race

In DEFIANCE County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 412 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 declined by 26%, going from 12,339 to 9,181 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in DEFIANCE County is on average at a rate of 450 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Defiance County Prisons and Jails

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