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Montgomery County, PA Jail and Prison System

MONTGOMERY County has 495 jails with an average daily population of 457 inmates with a total of 564 jail population. When breaking down the MONTGOMERY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 7% with 37 female and 479 male inmates.
  • 495 Jails
  • 564 Prisoners
  • 326% Jail Rate

How Does Montgomery County Inmate Search Work?

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

Montgomery County Parole and Probation

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

Montgomery County Probation

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

Montgomery County Booking

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

Montgomery County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in MONTGOMERY County has increased by 230% going from 171 inmates yearly to 564 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in MONTGOMERY County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 660 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Montgomery County, PA

MONTGOMERY County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Pennsylvania, yet from the total of 495 inmates only 564 are currently confined, the rest 447 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population543540546739536495
Pretrial Population465486498709415447
Confined Population573553574863580564

Montgomery County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In MONTGOMERY County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 610 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 14 times more than female incarceration rate, of 46 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 8%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 38%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population81,17181,98580,74279,69978,99079,759
Rate756087927146
Count614970735637

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

201020112012201320142015
Population74,55774,86073,58972,30171,44772,529
Rate610652685993612660
Count455488504718437479

Breaking Down Montgomery County Inmates By Race

In MONTGOMERY County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 196 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 56% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 4%, going from 465 to 447 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in MONTGOMERY County is on average at a rate of 253 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 285 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 73 from incarceration rate in MONTGOMERY County.

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

201020112012201320142015
White183175221235217196
Black465486498709415447
Latino1819143670222193
Asian238238238238238238

Montgomery County Prisons and Jails

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