The state of Vermont has only one type of short-term confinement facility; these are called jails. There are fifty-two local county jails in Vermont. These facilities hold pretrial detainees and inmates serving short sentences instead of doing prison time.
Each local county jail is owned by the county and operated by the local county Sheriff’s Office. These law enforcement agencies manage the facilities, supervise the inmates, and maintain all Vermont county jail inmate records. They make it pretty easy for the public to perform a Vermont county jail inmate search using inmate locators on their websites or a roster listing of inmates.
The fifty-two local county jails in Vermont include:
There are less than 100 people in jail in Vermont. Fewer than 8% of them are female. The most common reasons someone is arrested and put into jail in Vermont are property crimes.