Ohio has an inmate population of 20,196 housed in 102 jails and employs an estimated detention staff of 6,579. The state has an incarcertation rate of 176 inmates per 100,000 citizens. There are 12 mens facilities, 0 womens facilities, and 92 all gender facilities in Ohio. The staff to inmate ratio in Ohio is 3.1. The state has 52 probation, 39 prerelease, 6 youth, and 14 drug facilities. Of the states 20,196 inmates 2,276 are housed in small facilities (less than 100), 7,896 are housed in facilities holding 100-499 inmates, 3,104 are housed in facilities holding 500-999 inmates, and 6,920 inmates are incarcerated in facilities that can hold 1,000 or more inmates. If you are looking for Ohio bail bondsman who service bail bonds in Ohio browse to the jail where you need to post bail and fill out the bail bondsman form on that jails page.
10. Lake County Jail (314 inmates)
The Lake County Jail is located in Painesville, Ohio at 104 East Erie Street 44077. The jail staff can be reached by calling (440) 350-5601
9. Lucas County Jail (405 inmates)
The Lucas County Jail is the main correction center for the Toledo, Ohio area. It is also known as the Lucas County Corrections Center. This jail is a full service adult detention facility that is located right in downtown Toledo. The county jail opened in this location first in 1977. It is located in a 9 story high rise building that has 6 floors devoted to inmate housing. The Lucas County Jail has a recommended capacity of 346 inmates and a daily inmate population of around 405. To search for an inmate within the Lucas County Jail use the inmate search.
8. Lorain County Jail (422 inmates)
The Lorain County Jail is operated by the Corrections Division of the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. The main purpose of the Corrections Division is to maintain the security of all persons incarcerated within the facility, the staff and the public. This is a self contained facility with its own medical center, doctors, nurses, food services, library, maintenance, janitorial, chaplains and commissary services. Inmates at this facility come from all over the state of Ohio including inmates from other county police agencies, parole violators, and probation violators within Lorain County. If you need to search for an inmate in the Lorain County Jail, you can use the inmate search tool online.
7. Stark County Jail (501 inmates)
The Stark County Jail is operated by the Stark County Sheriff’s Jail Division. The Stark County Jail Division is charged with providing a safe and secure detention facility for inmates within Stark County Ohio. The Jail Division is staffed by a variety of county employees including Deputy Sheriff’s, Correction Officers, Supervisors, Clerks, Doctors, Nurses, Mental Health Professionals, Food Service, Drug & Alcohol Counselors and Civilian Volunteers. All of these jail staff members ensure that there is a secure environment at the jail and that all of the inmate services required by law are covered. If you are looking for an inmate within the Stark County justice system, you can use the inmate search tool.
6. Summit County Jail (671 inmates)
The Summit County Jail has been classified as a Full Service detention center by the State of Ohio. This just means that it is in full operation 24 hours a day 365 days per year. This jail currently has a capacity for 671 prisoners with 564 male beds and 89 female beds. There are an additional 20 beds that can be assigned to male or female juvenile inmates. The Summit County Jail is operated by the Corrections Division of the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. This facility is under the direct supervision of Chief Gary L. James. The Chief welcomes questions and comments from the public to his personal email at email@example.com. To locate an inmate you can use Summit County inmate lookup online.
5. Montgomery County Jail (900 inmates)
The first Montgomery County Jail was built in 1803. However, there have been a series of revampings and reconstructions of the jail. The present jail was constructed in 1993 and was renovated in 2004. The present capacity after the renovation stands at 900 prisoner beds. The Montgomery County Sheriffs Office has put together a video detailing the daily operations in the jail.
4. Butler County Jail (920 inmates)
The Butler County Jail is a high-security prison. Construction of the facility started in 2000 though the first inmate was not placed in the jail until 2002. According to statistics provided by 2010 reports, the jail had a total of 13,973 inmates. About 14,013 inmates, however, had been released. The total number of correctional employees stood at 106. The jail provides a Court street Jail Facility. The average daily population of inmates in the jail stood at 920 inmates for 2010.
3. Hamilton County Jail (1,472 inmates)
The Hamilton County Jail is the central detention facility for Hamilton County Ohio. It is also known as the Hamilton County Justice Center. This facility was completed in 1985 with an inmate capacity of 1,240. Currently the jail is operating with an average daily population of 1,472 inmates with an estimated 55,000 admissions per year. A state of the art computerized Jail Management System helps to assist jail staff and other agencies in locating accurate information on each and every individual in the inmate population. To search for an inmate in the Hamilton County Jail use the inmate search tool online.
2. Cuyahoga County Jail (1,850 inmates)
The Cuyahoga County Jail is one of the main detention facilities in Cleveland, Ohio. This county jail is a unique facility that is situated on an entire city block in downtown Cleveland. The facility consists of two central towers, connected by a bridge on the 4th floor. This county jail is also known as the Cuyahoga County Corrections Center. When it was first opened in 1977 it had a potential inmate capacity of 956. After several expansions the current daily population currently sits at approximately 1,850 inmates. To search for an inmate in the Cuyahoga County justice system use the inmate locator.
1. Franklin County Jail (2,318 inmates)
The Franklin County Jail, also known as the Franklin County Corrections Center, is the main detention center for the county. This is the largest facility in the area and it is under the direct management of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. The jail has an average daily inmate population of 2,318. In 2007 they booked in 41,000 inmates who were incarcerated in the jail for an average of 23 days. Unfortunately there is no online search tool to find an inmate at the Franklin County Jail but you can call the 24 hour prisoner information line at 614-462-7100.