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Lorain County, OH Jail and Prison System

LORAIN County has 418 jails with an average daily population of 728 inmates with a total of 418 jail population. When breaking down the LORAIN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 11% with 45 female and 297 male inmates.
  • 418 Jails
  • 418 Prisoners
  • 211% Jail Rate

How Does Lorain County Inmate Search Work?

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

Lorain County Parole and Probation

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

Lorain County Probation

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

Lorain County Booking

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

Lorain County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in LORAIN County has increased by 257% going from 117 inmates yearly to 418 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in LORAIN County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 300 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Lorain County, OH

LORAIN County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 418 inmates only 418 are currently confined, the rest 659 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population422421419418418418
Pretrial Population784742709659659659
Confined Population422421419418418418

Lorain County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In LORAIN County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 336 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 7 times more than female incarceration rate, of 45 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 10%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 2%.

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


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


Breaking Down Lorain County Inmates By Race

In LORAIN County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 138 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 79% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 16%, going from 784 to 659 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in LORAIN County is on average at a rate of 62 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Lorain County Prisons and Jails

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