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Potter County, PA Jail and Prison System

POTTER County has 42 jails with an average daily population of 410 inmates with a total of 42 jail population. When breaking down the POTTER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 0% with 0 female and 32 male inmates.
  • 42 Jails
  • 42 Prisoners
  • 407% Jail Rate

How Does Potter County Inmate Search Work?

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

Potter County Parole and Probation

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

Potter County Probation

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

Potter County Booking

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

Potter County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in POTTER County has increased by 320% going from 10 inmates yearly to 42 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in POTTER County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 599 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Potter County, PA

POTTER County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Pennsylvania, yet from the total of 42 inmates only 42 are currently confined, the rest 2,439 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population394143454442
Pretrial Population1,3331,2201,1111,2991,8992,439
Confined Population394143454442

Potter County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

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

201020112012201320142015
Population5,3855,3585,3225,2665,1195,065
Rate000000
Count000000

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

201020112012201320142015
Population5,5615,5715,5495,4645,3435,339
Rate713731755787702599
Count404142433832

Breaking Down Potter County Inmates By Race

In POTTER County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 300 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 88% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 83%, going from 1,333 to 2,439 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in POTTER County is on average at a rate of 1,250 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White358370385402354300
Black1,3331,2201,1111,2991,8992,439
Latino1,0421,0421,0421,0421,0421,042
Asian000000

Potter County Prisons and Jails

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