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Ross County, OH Jail and Prison System

ROSS County has 162 jails with an average daily population of 476 inmates with a total of 162 jail population. When breaking down the ROSS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 31% with 50 female and 101 male inmates.
  • 162 Jails
  • 162 Prisoners
  • 311% Jail Rate

How Does Ross County Inmate Search Work?

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

Ross County Parole and Probation

Ross 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 Ross county parole records and find out a lot about a parolee . Some things contained in the Ross 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.

Ross County Probation

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

Ross County Booking

Ross 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 Ross 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 Ross county booking records without any type of approval .

Ross County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in ROSS County has increased by 423% going from 31 inmates yearly to 162 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in ROSS County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 357 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Ross County, OH

ROSS County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 162 inmates only 162 are currently confined, the rest 679 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population158159161162162162
Pretrial Population528582633679679679
Confined Population158159161162162162

Ross County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In ROSS County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 371 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 2 times more than female incarceration rate, of 211 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 4%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 29%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population24,04224,06423,85523,75323,47323,462
Rate163178194211211211
Count394346505050

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

201020112012201320142015
Population29,11128,74628,43928,27728,25828,199
Rate371368364357357357
Count108106103101101101

Breaking Down Ross County Inmates By Race

In ROSS County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 264 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 61% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 29%, going from 528 to 679 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in ROSS County is on average at a rate of 1,247 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White258259262264264264
Black528582633679679679
Latino1,0391,0391,0391,0391,0391,039
Asian000000

Ross County Prisons and Jails

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