Knox County Inmate Search

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Knox County, TN Jail Inmate Search

KNOX COUNTY is located in Tennessee with an average daily population of 995. The county has approximately 889 confined in facilities with 743 male and 146 female prisoners. That means that 84% of the confined population are male, and 16% are female.









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How Does Knox County Inmate Search Work?

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

Knox County Parole and Probation

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

Knox County Probation

You should also be able to access Knox 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, Knox 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.

Knox County Booking

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

Knox County Confined Population Statistics

In the past 6 years, the confined population in KNOX COUNTY has dropped by 23.82% from 1167 each year to 889 inmates. Men are still confined about 743 per 100,000 U.S. residents annually in KNOX COUNTY, despite the fact that women are the group confined at the fastest rate of growth.

Inmate Population in Knox County, TN

KNOX COUNTY has only 889 of the 889 inmates are actually put in jail; the other 0 are under supervision; they are not currently confined.

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

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Population 1167 1300 1481 n/a 968 889
Confined Population 1167 1300 1481 n/a 968 889
Non Confined Population 0 0 0 n/a 0 0

Knox County Confined Population by Gender

In KNOX COUNTY, there are 743 confined male inmates for every 100,000 male U.S. residents, and 146 confined female inmates for every 100,000 female U.S. citizens. The confined population of male prisoners dropped by 18.44% between 2016 and 2021, while the confined population of female dropped by 42.75%.

Knox County Female Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Females 255 305 347 307 158 146
Females Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Female ADP 279 298 336 n/a 272 162

Knox County Male Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Males 911 995 1134 1209 810 743
Males Under 18 1 0 0 0 0 0
Male ADP 964 974 1128 n/a 1042 833

Breaking Down Knox County Inmates By Race

In KNOX COUNTY, the average confined population for White inmates is 586 per 100,000 white citizens, which is 75.12% higher than the confined population for Black or African American inmates. The number of Black or African American inmates who were confined went from 307 to 266 for every 100,000 black population of the United States between 2016 and 2021. The average Hispanic or Latino confined population in KNOX COUNTY is 12 per 100,000 Hispanic Americans, while the average Asian confined population is 0 per 100,000 Asian Americans, accounting American Indian/Alaska Natives for just 0 residents of the county's confined population.

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

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
White Inmates - Confined 839 959 1046 n/a 657 586
Black or African American Inmates - Confined 307 327 403 n/a 287 266
Hispanic or Latino Inmates - Confined 20 12 10 n/a 15 12
American Indian/Alaska Natives Inmates - Confined 1 0 2 n/a 1 0
Asian Inmates - Confined 0 2 1 n/a 0 0
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 1
Not Known (Race) Inmates - Confined 0 0 19 n/a 8 24

Knox County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Knox County Jail

Address: 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, 37902

Phone: 865-281-2476, 865-281-2484

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