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Jefferson County, PA Jail and Prison System

JEFFERSON County has 1,113 jails with an average daily population of 594 inmates with a total of 1,115 jail population. When breaking down the JEFFERSON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 10% with 109 female and 835 male inmates.
  • 1,113 Jails
  • 1,115 Prisoners
  • 255% Jail Rate

How Does Jefferson County Inmate Search Work?

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

Jefferson County Parole and Probation

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

Jefferson County Probation

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

Jefferson County Booking

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

Jefferson County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in JEFFERSON County has increased by 20% going from 929 inmates yearly to 1,115 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in JEFFERSON County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 400 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Jefferson County, PA

JEFFERSON County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Pennsylvania, yet from the total of 1,113 inmates only 1,115 are currently confined, the rest 403 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population1,3621,3361,4821,6771,1831,113
Pretrial Population51845882600432403
Confined Population1,3731,3551,4921,7091,2221,115

Jefferson County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In JEFFERSON County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 606 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 8 times more than female incarceration rate, of 48 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 34%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 45%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population231,568231,783230,549230,084229,710228,247
Rate876987798448
Count202160200182193109

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

201020112012201320142015
Population211,968211,063209,733209,514208,665208,857
Rate606548657657498400
Count1,2841,1561,3781,3761,040835

Breaking Down Jefferson County Inmates By Race

In JEFFERSON County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 67 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 84% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 22%, going from 518 to 403 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in JEFFERSON County is on average at a rate of 66 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 489 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 160 from incarceration rate in JEFFERSON County.

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

201020112012201320142015
White2181942718117867
Black51845882600432403
Latino3536243270134
Asian407407407407407407

Jefferson County Prisons and Jails

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