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Putnam County, OH Jail and Prison System

PUTNAM County has 288 jails with an average daily population of 250 inmates with a total of 288 jail population. When breaking down the PUTNAM County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 18% with 53 female and 228 male inmates.
  • 288 Jails
  • 288 Prisoners
  • 663% Jail Rate

How Does Putnam County Inmate Search Work?

Putnam County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Putnam county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Putnam County Parole and Probation

Putnam County Parole

Parole is when an incarcerated person is allowed to leave their sentence early because they have followed the rules while serving their time. A parole board rules on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can review Putnam county parole records and find out a lot about a parolee . Some things contained in the Putnam county parole files may be information about their punishment and their crimes. You might also get to review details about where they were held and the terms of their parole.

Putnam County Probation

Along with those parolees that have been released, you might also be able to review Putnam county probation records detailing men and women who were not incarcerated but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come without some rules . Probationers must see a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Putnam county criminal records will show the criminal’s crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling justice department details who sentenced them. Along with that facts , you may see images , fingerprints, physical details about the probationer , and other details.

Putnam County Booking

Putnam county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Putnam county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Putnam county booking records without any type of approval .

Putnam County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in PUTNAM County has increased by 586% going from 42 inmates yearly to 288 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in PUTNAM County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 1,050 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Putnam County, OH

PUTNAM County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 288 inmates only 288 are currently confined, the rest 1,148 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population312312359316308288
Pretrial Population1,8911,4121,9031,1911,4201,148
Confined Population315312359316308288

Putnam County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In PUTNAM County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 1,184 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 4 times more than female incarceration rate, of 242 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 11%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 37%.

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


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


Breaking Down Putnam County Inmates By Race

In PUTNAM County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 626 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 45% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 39%, going from 1,891 to 1,148 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in PUTNAM County is on average at a rate of 230 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Putnam County Prisons and Jails

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