Unfortunately many US citizens find themselves in jail each year for a multitude of reasons. It might be a DUI, reckless driving, assault, battery, theft, negligence, intoxication and the list goes on. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where a friend or loved one is locked up because it depends on what county they were incarcerated and convicted in. Most of the time there is one main county jail but not always. We have built a free county jail finder tool to make finding the county jail, address , phone number and website just a couple clicks away. Our free county jail finder is nationwide and all you have to do is click on the link below labeled “County Jail Finder”, select the sate you’re looking in and we’ll give you all the information you need for every county jail in the nation. If you’re looking for jail or prison records then we can help you out there too, click on the link below labeled “Jail and Prison Records Search” and search for anyone’s prison or jail records by name.
Prison and Jail Factoids:
- The United States accounts for almost 5% of the world’s population but houses 24 percent of the people locked up.
- About 0.7% of the people in the United States have been incarcerated and served some form of jail or prison time.
- County Jails are at 86% capacity
- State prisons are at 115% capacity
- Federal Prisons are at 136%
- According to the Dept. of Justice over 7.2 million people were in prison in 2006