Kanawha County Inmate Search

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Kanawha County, WV Jail Inmate Search

KANAWHA COUNTY is located in West Virginia with an average daily population of 569. The county has approximately 587 confined in facilities with 516 male and 71 female prisoners. That means that 88% of the confined population are male, and 12% are female.









(Average Daily Population)

How Does Kanawha County Inmate Search Work?

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

Kanawha County Parole and Probation

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

Kanawha County Probation

You should also be able to access Kanawha 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, Kanawha 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.

Kanawha County Booking

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

Kanawha County Confined Population Statistics

In the past 6 years, the confined population in KANAWHA COUNTY has increased by 16.70% from 503 each year to 587 inmates. Men are still confined about 516 per 100,000 U.S. residents annually in KANAWHA COUNTY, despite the fact that women are the group confined at the fastest rate of growth.

Inmate Population in Kanawha County, WV

KANAWHA COUNTY has only 587 of the 587 inmates are actually put in jail; the other 0 are under supervision; they are not currently confined.

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

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Population 503 575 631 n/a 469 587
Confined Population 503 575 631 n/a 469 587
Non Confined Population 0 0 0 n/a 0 0

Kanawha County Confined Population by Gender

In KANAWHA COUNTY, there are 516 confined male inmates for every 100,000 male U.S. residents, and 71 confined female inmates for every 100,000 female U.S. citizens. The confined population of male prisoners increased by 19.72% between 2016 and 2021, while the confined population of female dropped by 1.39%.

Kanawha County Female Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Females 72 80 120 98 64 71
Females Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Female ADP 79 75 101 n/a 82 74

Kanawha County Male Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Males 431 495 511 459 405 516
Males Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Male ADP 403 457 429 n/a 439 495

Breaking Down Kanawha County Inmates By Race

In KANAWHA COUNTY, the average confined population for White inmates is 446 per 100,000 white citizens, which is 106.00% higher than the confined population for Black or African American inmates. The number of Black or African American inmates who were confined went from 91 to 137 for every 100,000 black population of the United States between 2016 and 2021. The average Hispanic or Latino confined population in KANAWHA COUNTY is 3 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.

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

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
White Inmates - Confined 398 421 471 n/a 345 446
Black or African American Inmates - Confined 91 133 137 n/a 116 137
Hispanic or Latino Inmates - Confined 10 16 17 n/a 3 3
American Indian/Alaska Natives Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Asian Inmates - Confined 0 1 1 n/a 2 0
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Two or more Races Inmates - Confined 4 4 5 n/a 3 1
Not Known (Race) Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0

Kanawha County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority

Address: 1325 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV, 25301

Phone: 304-558-2110

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South Charleston City Jail

Address: 1103 Jefferson Rd., South Charleston, WV, 25309

Phone: 304-744-0079

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Saint Albans City Jail

Address: 201 Walnut St., Saint Albans, WV, 25177

Phone: 304-595-3305

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Nitro City Jail

Address: 2nd Ave. & 20th St., Nitro, WV, 25143

Phone: 304-755-0777

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Kanawha County Jail

Address: 409 Virginia St E, Room 280Charles Town, WV 25301

Phone: (304)357-0200

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James H. “Tiger” Morton Juvenile Center

Address: 60 Manfred Holland Way, Dunbar, WV, 25064

Phone: 304-766-2616

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Clendenin City Jail

Address: 103 1st St., Clendenin, WV, 25045

Phone: 304-357-0191

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Charleston Work Release Center

Address: 607 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV, 25301-1319

Phone: 304-558-2763

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