Jefferson County Inmate Search

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Jefferson County, KY Jail Inmate Search

JEFFERSON COUNTY is located in Kentucky with an average daily population of 1295. The county has approximately 1512 confined in facilities with 1336 male and 176 female prisoners. That means that 88% of the confined population are male, and 12% are female.









(Average Daily Population)

How Does Jefferson County Inmate Search Work?

Inmate records for Jefferson County are freely accessible. All detention facilities in Jefferson County are governed by the Freedom of Information Act which provides publicly available information about inmates in the county.

Jefferson County Parole and Probation

Jefferson County Parole

If a prisoner has adhered to the regulations while serving their term, they may be granted parole and be released early. Who is granted parole and who is not is decided by a parole board. You may learn a lot about a parolee by looking through the Jefferson County parole records. There may be information regarding their sentence and offences in the Jefferson County parole files. You could also get to look through information regarding their detention location and parole conditions.

Jefferson County Probation

You should also be able to access Jefferson County probation records, which list men and women who were placed on probation rather than being imprisoned, in addition to those parolees who have already been freed. There are regulations that come with being on probation. In addition to adhering to other conditions, probationers are required to meet their probation officer once per week. Typically, Jefferson County criminal records will list the inmate's offences, probationary term, and the specifics of the justice department that sentenced them. You may also be able to view photographs, fingerprints, the probationer's physical characteristics, and other information in addition to these facts.

Jefferson County Booking

When researching statistics on whether or not a stranger has been arrested, Jefferson County bookings can help. A perpetrator's Jefferson County booking record is basically created when an officer arrests them, fills out the necessary papers, and places them in an imprisonment cell. It could also contain information such as fingerprints, photographs, physical characteristics, their name and address, the officer in charge, the specifics of the crime, the scene, and any trucks that were involved. The general public can access the copies of a person's Jefferson County booking records without requiring any kind of authorization.

Jefferson County Confined Population Statistics

In the past 6 years, the confined population in JEFFERSON COUNTY has dropped by 27.38% from 2082 each year to 1512 inmates. Men are still confined about 1336 per 100,000 U.S. residents annually in JEFFERSON COUNTY, despite the fact that women are the group confined at the fastest rate of growth.

Inmate Population in Jefferson County, KY

JEFFERSON COUNTY has only 1512 of the 2076 inmates are actually put in jail; the other 564 are under supervision; they are not currently confined.

Jefferson County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Population 2752 2986 2692 n/a 1748 2076
Confined Population 2082 2345 2063 n/a 1219 1512
Non Confined Population 670 641 629 n/a 529 564

Jefferson County Confined Population by Gender

In JEFFERSON COUNTY, there are 1336 confined male inmates for every 100,000 male U.S. residents, and 176 confined female inmates for every 100,000 female U.S. citizens. The confined population of male prisoners dropped by 24.60% between 2016 and 2021, while the confined population of female dropped by 43.23%.

Jefferson County Female Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Females 310 459 373 290 127 176
Females Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Female ADP 319 380 406 n/a 212 170

Jefferson County Male Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Males 1772 1886 1690 1486 1092 1336
Males Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Male ADP 1674 1836 1969 n/a 1287 1125

Breaking Down Jefferson County Inmates By Race

In JEFFERSON COUNTY, the average confined population for White inmates is 735 per 100,000 white citizens, which is 0.81% lower than the confined population for Black or African American inmates. The number of Black or African American inmates who were confined went from 966 to 741 for every 100,000 black population of the United States between 2016 and 2021. The average Hispanic or Latino confined population in JEFFERSON COUNTY is 30 per 100,000 Hispanic Americans, while the average Asian confined population is 4 per 100,000 Asian Americans, accounting American Indian/Alaska Natives for just 2 residents of the county's confined population.

Jefferson County Confined Population by Race, for 2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
White Inmates - Confined 1060 1328 1090 n/a 572 735
Black or African American Inmates - Confined 966 983 924 n/a 613 741
Hispanic or Latino Inmates - Confined 43 30 38 n/a 26 30
American Indian/Alaska Natives Inmates - Confined 3 3 5 n/a 3 2
Asian Inmates - Confined 10 1 4 n/a 5 4
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Two or more Races Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Not Known (Race) Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0

Jefferson County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Westport Group Home

Address: 8300 Westport Road, Louisville, KY, 40242

Phone: 502-425-1517

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St. Matthews City Jail

Address: 3940 Grandview Avenue, St. Matthews, KY, 40207

Phone: 502-893-9000

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Shively Jail

Address: 1800 Park Road, Shively, KY, 40216

Phone: 502-448-6181

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Prospect Jail

Address: 9200 U.S. Highway 42, Prospect, KY, 40059

Phone: 502-228-1150

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Metro Youth Detention Center

Address: 700 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY, 40202

Phone: 502-574-6177

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Louisville Community Correctional Center

Address: 316 East Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY, 40202

Phone: 502-574-7507

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Louisville Metro Department of Corrections

Address: 400 South Sixth Street, Louisville, KY, 40202

Phone: 502-574-2167

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Louisville City Jail

Address: 600 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY, 40202

Phone: 502-574-8477

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Jefferson County Jail

Address: 400 S. Sixth Street, Louisville, KY, 40202

Phone: 502-574-2167

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Jefferson Jail

Address: 10410 Taylorsville Road, Jeffersontown, KY, 40299

Phone: 502-267-0503

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Forest Hills City Jail

Address: 2401 Merriwood Drive, Forest Hills, KY, 40299

Phone: 502-261-0348

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Bancroft City Jail

Address: PO Box 22401, Bancroft, KY, 40242

Phone: 502-425-8369

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Audubon Youth Development Center

Address: 8711 LaGrange Road, Louisville, KY, 40242

Phone: 502-429-7287

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Anchorage Jail

Address: 1306 Evergreen Road, Anchorage, KY, 40223

Phone: 502-245-4654, 502-244-0562

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