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Meigs County, OH Jail and Prison System

MEIGS County has 27 jails with an average daily population of 864 inmates with a total of 28 jail population. When breaking down the MEIGS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 20% with 6 female and 22 male inmates.
  • 27 Jails
  • 28 Prisoners
  • 178% Jail Rate

How Does Meigs County Inmate Search Work?

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

Meigs County Parole and Probation

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

Meigs County Probation

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

Meigs County Booking

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

Meigs County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in MEIGS County has increased by 827% going from 3 inmates yearly to 28 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in MEIGS County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 295 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Meigs County, OH

MEIGS County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 27 inmates only 28 are currently confined, the rest 596 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population252626272727
Pretrial Population710706671596596596
Confined Population262627282828

Meigs County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In MEIGS County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 278 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 4 times more than female incarceration rate, of 73 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 6%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 22%.

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


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


Breaking Down Meigs County Inmates By Race

In MEIGS County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 179 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 70% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 16%, going from 710 to 596 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in MEIGS County is on average at a rate of 250 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Meigs County Prisons and Jails

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