Search Shelby County, AL Inmate Records

Shelby County, AL jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Shelby County holds 2 jails with a total of 138,591 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Shelby County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Shelby County Quick Facts

435
Shelby County Population Total
60,461 / 91 / 55
Female Population, Rate & Count
58,102 / 713 / 414
Male Population, Rate & Count
$68,770
Median Income
1,254.2
Arrest Rate
312.5
Local Jail Rate
435
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
435
Population Total Confined
288
Pretrial Rate
3,913
Admit Rate
5,447
Admit Count
138,591
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Shelby County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 44.43% of all the crimes committed in the county - 886 Property Crime Total cases. Arson is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.00% out of all the crimes in Shelby County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

5.57%
Violent Crime
0.15%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
1.25%
Revised Rape
0.40%
Robbery
3.76%
Aggravated Assault
44.43%
Property Crime
12.59%
Burglary
26.93%
Larceny Theft
4.91%
Motor Vehicle Theft

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

200520062007200820092010201120122015
Violent Crime Total12079837792222118133131
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter120011143
Revised Rape0000000040
Legacy Rape29191215231924210
Robbery18161815914131915
Aggravated Assault7242534759188808973
Property Crime Total1,0579969611,0291,0701,2911,3091,2701,140
Burglary437397341428417323409297296
Larceny Theft537498545517587862810888754
Motor Vehicle Theft83101758466106908590
Arson000000300

Shelby County Jail Demographics

The county has 208,527 people confined with a jail population density of 177 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 71,303 women and 67,288 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 171,691
2006 178,841
2007 183,491
2008 188,534
2009 192,708
2010 196,036
2011 197,988
2012 200,963
2013 204,196
2014 206,655
2015 208,527

A Timeline of Yearly Female/Male Incarceration for the Years 2005-2015

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 58,102 60,461
2006 60,171 62,869
2007 61,668 64,261
2008 63,106 65,799
2009 64,327 66,988
2010 65,187 68,194
2011 65,643 68,819
2012 66,178 69,539
2013 66,927 70,420
2014 67,526 70,787
2015 67,288 71,303

A Timeline of Shelby County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 713 91
2006 669 90
2007 633 90
2008 600 90
2009 571 91
2010 545 92
2011 523 93
2012 501 94
2013 478 95
2014 492 101
2015 511 107

Shelby County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

52.60%
White
8.85%
Black
3.53%
Latino
0.21%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 1,254 and a local jail rate of 312 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 288 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 3,913, which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 748 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

3,913
Admit Rate
312
Local Jail Rate
288
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Shelby is 435 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 362 imprisonments a day.

Shelby County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 305
2006 296
2007 290
2008 285
2009 281
2010 278
2011 277
2012 276
2013 274
2014 294
2015 312

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 748 8
2006 1,322 43
2007 1,879 76
2008 2,409 108
2009 2,928 139
2010 3,437 170
2011 3,959 201
2012 4,468 231
2013 4,953 260
2014 4,428 274
2015 3,913 288

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 362
2006 364
2007 366
2008 367
2009 369
2010 371
2011 373
2012 374
2013 376
2014 406
2015 435