Jail and Inmate Search in New Hampshire
New Hampshire has ten jails and six prisons spread over the state. Currently, there are about 1837 people in jail in New Hampshire and 2,818 in prison. New Hampshire has another 3,861 people on probation and 2,451 on parole. 8.4% of the prison population is doing life sentences. There are 2591 men in New Hampshire prisons and 227 women. The majority of inmates are Black (1040), the next highest demographic is Hispanic (398), and the rest are White. New Hampshire also has 69 juveniles in detention centers.
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What are New Hampshire Jail Records?
Jail records for New Hampshire are the documents and forms that follow an inmate through the prison system. At every turn and event, paperwork is filled out and entered into the consolidated system to keep track of where the prisoner is held, what programs they are involved in, their crimes, sentencing and any other details about their incarceration. These records are shared among all law enforcement. They begin with the first RAP sheet and continue all the way through parole.
How to Search for Inmates in New Hampshire
The New Hampshire Department of Corrections has a simple inmate locator feature on their website. You can search with just a first or last name. You will see a list of inmates with their names, age, ID, where they are being held and their admittance date. You will also see a list of their court appearances and document dates. You cannot, however, click to see any further details. You may also choose to use a third-party online search portal where you can search using a variety of criteria and get a complete criminal report along with mug shots.
Creating Public Jail Records
The state of New Hampshire creates and maintains jail records for each inmate. When someone enters the prison system, a file is opened, and they are assigned a prison ID. This identifier follows them throughout the process. Each time a change occurs in the life of an inmate, the file is updated with new information. These records are kept to help facilitate rehabilitation and maintain order when supervising many inmates at one time. All law enforcement agencies have access to New Hampshire jail records to share the information. Some of the records are made available to the public as well.
Criminal Justice Quick Facts
New Hampshire Prisoner Statistics by Gender
The number of New Hampshire prisoners at the year-end of 2016 was 2,818, that saw a 2.7% decrease compared to the previous year. Females made up 8.1% of prison population while the number of male prisoners counted 2,591 in 2016.
5 States with More Female Prisoners than New Hampshire
The Prisoner Change by Gender in % for the Last 10 Years
|Number of Male Prisoners||Number of Female Prisoners|
|Change in Number of Male Prisoners||Change in Number of Female Prisoners|
The Timeline of Total Prisoners from 2007-2016
The prison population of New Hampshire is 2,818 inmates, that is 4.2% lower than it was 10 years ago. The highest number of prison population in New Hampshire was in 2013, when the number of prisoners was 3,018 inmates.
New Hampshire Parole Population
New Hampshire parole population as of the beginning of 2016 counted 2,451 people, 226 paroles per 100.000 population. That’s by 15 people less compared to the previous year, which has decreased by -0.6%.
Paroles per 100.000 population
Parole Total Population in New Hampshire
Parole Entries & Exits
Change in 2016, in Percentage and Number
Number on parole per 100,000 U.S. adult residents
Adults entering parole, by type of entry
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|Unknown or not reported:||0|
New Hampshire Prisons
New Hampshire’s Department of Corrections is committed to serving the public and keeping safety through humane, secure correctional facilities with programs aimed at rehabilitation and successful re-entry into society. Currently, there are 4655 people incarcerated in New Hampshire. The state’s community corrections system also oversees 3.861 inmates on probation and another 2,451 on parole. It costs New Hampshire $34,080 to house and care for an inmate for a year. Based on one hundred thousand residents, New Hampshire has an incarceration rate of 211, a violent crime rate of 198 and a property crime rate of 1,513. New Hampshire operates with an annual budget of $84 million and a staff of 781 employees.
|Prison Name||Prison Type|
|New Hampshire State Prison for Men||State Prison|
|New Hampshire State Prison for Women||State Prison|
|Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility||State Prison|
|Shea Farm Transitional Housing Unit||Community Corrections|
|North End House Transitional Housing Unit||Community Corrections|
|Concord Transitional Work Center||Community Corrections|
|Calumet House Transitional Housing Unit||Community Corrections|