Dorchester County Inmate Search

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Dorchester County, SC Jail Inmate Search

DORCHESTER COUNTY is located in South Carolina with an average daily population of 1004. The county has approximately 1038 confined in facilities with 917 male and 74 female prisoners. That means that 88% of the confined population are male, and 7% are female.









(Average Daily Population)

How Does Dorchester County Inmate Search Work?

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

Dorchester County Parole and Probation

Dorchester 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 Dorchester County parole records. There may be information regarding their sentence and offences in the Dorchester County parole files. You could also get to look through information regarding their detention location and parole conditions.

Dorchester County Probation

You should also be able to access Dorchester 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, Dorchester 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.

Dorchester County Booking

When researching statistics on whether or not a stranger has been arrested, Dorchester County bookings can help. A perpetrator's Dorchester 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 Dorchester County booking records without requiring any kind of authorization.

Dorchester County Confined Population Statistics

In the past 6 years, the confined population in DORCHESTER COUNTY has dropped by 31.71% from 1520 each year to 1038 inmates. Men are still confined about 917 per 100,000 U.S. residents annually in DORCHESTER COUNTY, despite the fact that women are the group confined at the fastest rate of growth.

Inmate Population in Dorchester County, SC

DORCHESTER COUNTY has only 1038 of the 1063 inmates are actually put in jail; the other 25 are under supervision; they are not currently confined.

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

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Population 1520 1453 1416 n/a 958 1063
Confined Population 1520 1453 1416 n/a 958 1038
Non Confined Population 0 0 0 n/a 0 25

Dorchester County Confined Population by Gender

In DORCHESTER COUNTY, there are 917 confined male inmates for every 100,000 male U.S. residents, and 74 confined female inmates for every 100,000 female U.S. citizens. The confined population of male prisoners dropped by 33.74% between 2016 and 2021, while the confined population of female dropped by 37.82%.

Dorchester County Female Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Females 119 143 156 125 80 74
Females Under 18 0 1 1 0 0 5
Female ADP 115 102 138 n/a 127 80

Dorchester County Male Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Males 1384 1283 1237 1231 878 917
Males Under 18 17 26 22 16 0 42
Male ADP 1259 1303 1252 n/a 1155 924

Breaking Down Dorchester County Inmates By Race

In DORCHESTER COUNTY, the average confined population for White inmates is 332 per 100,000 white citizens, which is 68.77% lower than the confined population for Black or African American inmates. The number of Black or African American inmates who were confined went from 809 to 680 for every 100,000 black population of the United States between 2016 and 2021. The average Hispanic or Latino confined population in DORCHESTER COUNTY is 17 per 100,000 Hispanic Americans, while the average Asian confined population is 1 per 100,000 Asian Americans, accounting American Indian/Alaska Natives for just 4 residents of the county's confined population.

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

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
White Inmates - Confined 472 456 512 n/a 348 332
Black or African American Inmates - Confined 809 839 862 n/a 592 680
Hispanic or Latino Inmates - Confined 197 24 40 n/a 12 17
American Indian/Alaska Natives Inmates - Confined 0 2 0 n/a 1 4
Asian Inmates - Confined 3 2 1 n/a 2 1
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 39 130 1 n/a 3 4

Dorchester County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Summerville City Jail

Address: 300 W 2nd N Street, Summerville, SC, 29483

Phone: 843-851-4100

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St George City Jail

Address: 601 South Parler Avenue, St George, SC, 29477

Phone: 843-563-3643

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North Charleston City Jail

Address: 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC, 29406

Phone: 843-740-2812

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MacDougall Correctional Institution

Address: 1516 Old Gilliard Road, Ridgeville, SC, 29472

Phone: 843-688-5250, 803-737-3036

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Dorchester County Jail

Address: 101 Sears Street, St. George, SC, 29477

Phone: 843-563-0259

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Coastal Regional Evaluation Center

Address: 331 Campbell Thickett Road, Ridgeville, SC, 29472

Phone: 843-821-3073

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