For many people the idea of being in jail or prison is a frightening one. Being locked in a building, surrounded by armed guards and layers of razor wire can be daunting. But is it as bad as television, movies and the media want us to believe? The answer is both yes and no. Read more
There are 1,315 County Juvenile Detention Centers in America serving 3,210 counties. On any given day they are holding for trial or incarceration for a year or less at least 15,000 children and young adults 17 years of age or younger. Do they actually help our troubled children?
We want to stress that there is no ideal way to judge how… Read more
JAIL Exchange is the only Inmate Search that provides the viewer with every bit of available information on every Inmate Search, and every jail and prison in the United States. While conducting our in-depth research over an 18-month period, we were able to identify and rate those City and County Jails that went above and beyond all the others in providing complete and helpful information to their jurisdiction and listing it on their website in a simple, clear, easy to understand format. All Jail Exchange and JAILEX content is free. Read more
JAILexchange.com, with your help, has devised a rating system we call the JAILEX Rating, whose sole purpose is to rate every jail and prison in America based upon the information it provides on the internet. Read more