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Databases Updated on Mar 04, 2024

How to Perform Georgia Inmate Lookup

The state’s Department of Corrections website has a “find an offender” feature where you can search for someone in the GA prisons system with just a last name. The query will result in a list of possible inmates. You can click on each one to see the details. In Georgia prison inmate search records you will see mug shots, name, their prison ID, physical description, age, details of all their offenses, incarcerations, aliases, cases they were involved in and their current status and possible release date. You can also use a Georgia inmate search online to find someone and see his or her entire criminal history along with other information.

Creating Public Jail Records

From the time someone is arrested in Georgia, law enforcement creates a jail record for them. Each prisoner’s jail record follows him or her throughout their entire stay. The Georgia inmate search records are kept online and shared among law enforcement agencies and updated frequently. Each time someone is moved to a new facility or shows up for a court hearing, the details are inserted into the record. The file is inclusive of everything that happens while they are in the penal system and even after when they are released on parole.

What are Georgia Jail Records?

The state keeps jail records of every inmate incarcerated in the state. It begins when the person is arrested and continues throughout their prison experience. Everything that happens to them while in the system is recorded into the file. Things like court dates, rulings, sentencing, move to a new facility, checkups, visitors, additional charges while incarcerated, violations, medical issues and anything else that affects them on a day-to-day basis. Jail records are stored online and shared between all types of law enforcement agencies. Georgia jail inmate search records are frequently updated, some daily.

Jail and Inmate Search in Georgia

The state of GA has 183 jails over 159 counties, and within them, they house 41,750 inmates. The state also has 53,627 inmates detained in 56 prisons. Roughly 26,000 inmates imprisoned in GA are there for a violent offense with another 8,300 for a sex crime and 10,218 guilties of property crime. Everyone else is there because of drug or other violations. The majority of offenders, more than 40,000 are male, the rest female. The largest age group incarcerated in GA is 20-29 years old. Almost 33,000 are African American, 18,165 are white and the rest Asian, Hispanic and Native American.

Criminal Justice Quick Facts

Georgia Imprisonment Rate
Prison Population
Probation Population
Parole Population
3.2:1 (Black : White Ratio)
10.7:1 (Hispanic : White Ratio)
Racial Disparity in Incarceration Rate
Juvenile Custody Rate (per 100 000)
248,751 (3.23%)
Disenfranchised Population
144,546 (6.28%)
Disenfranchised African Americans
Corrections Expenditures (in millions)

Georgia Parole Population

Georgia parole population as of the beginning of 2016 counted 24,413 people, 285 paroles per 100.000 population. That’s by 2,027 people less compared to the previous year, which has decreased by 8.3%.

Paroles per 100.000 population (2016)
Parole Total Population in Georgia (2016)
Parole Entries & Exits (2016)
Change in 2016, in Percentage and Number
Number on parole per 100,000 U.S. adult residents
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Adults entering parole, by type of entry
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Term of supervised release

Georgia Prisons

The state has a lot of jails and prisons. With an extensive combined inmate population of 95,377, it is no wonder they need 183 jails and another 56 prisons to house everyone. Operating on an annual budget of $602 million with a staff of 9,767, the state’s community corrections system also oversees another 22,386 currently on parole. Based on one hundred thousand residents, GA’s incarceration rate is 512, their violent crime rate 398 and the property crime rate is 3,005. The cost to care for one inmate per year is $21,039. The stte’s Department of Corrections is highly committed to protecting the public and reducing recidivism with healthcare options and education.

Prison Name Prison Type
Appling Integrated Treatment FacilityState Prison
Arrendale State PrisonState Prison
Atlanta RRM Federal Prison
Atlanta USP Federal Prison
Augusta State Medical PrisonState Prison
Autry State PrisonState Prison
Bainbridge Sub Abuse CenterState Prison
Baldwin State PrisonState Prison
Calhoun State PrisonState Prison
Central State PrisonState Prison
Coastal State PrisonState Prison
Coffee Correctional FacilityPrivate Prison
D. Ray James CI Private Prison
Dodge State PrisonState Prison
Dooly State PrisonState Prison
Emanuel Women's FacilityState Prison
Folkston ICE Processing CenterPrivate Prison
Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State PrisonState Prison
Georgia State PrisonState Prison
Hancock State PrisonState Prison
Hays State PrisonState Prison
Helms FacilityState Prison
Jenkins Correctional FacilityPrivate Prison
Jesup FCI Federal Prison
Lee State PrisonState Prison
Long UnitState Prison
Macon State PrisonState Prison
McRae CI Private Prison
McRae Correctional FacilityPrivate Prison
Montgomery State PrisonState Prison
Phillips State PrisonState Prison
Pulaski State PrisonState Prison
Riverbend Correctional FacilityPrivate Prison
Robert A. Deyton Detention FacilityPrivate Prison
Rogers State PrisonState Prison
Rutledge State PrisonState Prison
Smith State PrisonState Prison
Southeast RO Federal Prison
Stewart Detention CenterPrivate Prison
Telfair State PrisonState Prison
Valdosta State Prison & AnnexState Prison
Walker State PrisonState Prison
Ware State PrisonState Prison
Washington State PrisonState Prison
Wheeler Correctional FacilityPrivate Prison
Whitworth Women's FacilityState Prison
Wilcox State PrisonState Prison
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