Kentucky Jails and Bail Bonds

Examining the effects of bail bond policy and pretrial release programs in county jails.
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Kentucky Jails and Bail Bonds


Kentucky bail bonds

Kentucky has an inmate population of 16,541 housed in 77 jails and employs an estimated detention staff of 3,700. The state has an incarcertation rate of 393 inmates per 100,000 citizens. There are 7 mens facilities, 0 womens facilities, and 70 all gender facilities in Kentucky. The staff to inmate ratio in Kentucky is 4.4. The state has 62 probation, 65 prerelease, 0 youth, and 29 drug facilities. Of the states 16,541 inmates 1,279 are housed in small facilities (less than 100), 9,814 are housed in facilities holding 100-499 inmates, 2,332 are housed in facilities holding 500-999 inmates, and 3,116 inmates are incarcerated in facilities that can hold 1,000 or more inmates. If you are looking for Kentucky bail bondsman who service bail bonds in Kentucky browse to the jail where you need to post bail and fill out the bail bondsman form on that jails page.

Showing 16 of 117 jails in Kentucky in areas with population greater than 50,000. If you don't see the jail you are looking for, check in the dropdown box to the left (all jails are listed there).

Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)