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Knox County, OH Jail and Prison System

KNOX County has 99 jails with an average daily population of 526 inmates with a total of 118 jail population. When breaking down the KNOX County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 5% with 6 female and 109 male inmates.
  • 99 Jails
  • 118 Prisoners
  • 295% Jail Rate

How Does Knox County Inmate Search Work?

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

Knox County Parole and Probation

Knox 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 Knox county parole records and find out a lot about a person . Some things contained in the Knox 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.

Knox County Probation

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

Knox County Booking

Knox 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 Knox 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 Knox county booking records without any type of allowance .

Knox County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in KNOX County has increased by 462% going from 21 inmates yearly to 118 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in KNOX County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 623 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Knox County, OH

KNOX County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 99 inmates only 118 are currently confined, the rest 1,289 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population939597999999
Pretrial Population1,3221,3131,2981,2891,2891,289
Confined Population115116117118118118

Knox County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In KNOX County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 599 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 17 times more than female incarceration rate, of 37 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 4%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 18%.

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


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


Breaking Down Knox County Inmates By Race

In KNOX County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 227 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 82% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 3%, going from 1,322 to 1,289 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in KNOX County is on average at a rate of 659 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Knox County Prisons and Jails

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