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Erie County, OH Jail and Prison System

ERIE County has 1,293 jails with an average daily population of 714 inmates with a total of 1,301 jail population. When breaking down the ERIE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 4% with 46 female and 1,198 male inmates.
  • 1,293 Jails
  • 1,301 Prisoners
  • 211% Jail Rate

How Does Erie County Inmate Search Work?

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

Erie County Parole and Probation

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

Erie County Probation

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

Erie County Booking

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

Erie County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in ERIE County has increased by 128% going from 570 inmates yearly to 1,301 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in ERIE County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 395 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Erie County, OH

ERIE County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 1,293 inmates only 1,301 are currently confined, the rest 950 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population1,3651,3391,2711,2781,2861,293
Pretrial Population782820761820882950
Confined Population1,3701,3631,3131,3091,3051,301

Erie County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In ERIE County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 406 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 27 times more than female incarceration rate, of 15 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 3%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 57%.

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


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


Breaking Down Erie County Inmates By Race

In ERIE County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 93 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 90% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 21%, going from 782 to 950 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in ERIE County is on average at a rate of 561 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 423 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 165 from incarceration rate in ERIE County.

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


Erie County Prisons and Jails

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