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Adams County, IA Jail and Prison System

ADAMS County has 937 jails with an average daily population of 513 inmates with a total of 941 jail population. When breaking down the ADAMS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 119 female and 760 male inmates.
  • 937 Jails
  • 941 Prisoners
  • 285% Jail Rate

How Does Adams County Inmate Search Work?

Adams County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Adams county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Adams County Parole and Probation

Adams County Parole

Parole is when an inmate is allowed to leave jail early because they have shown remorse while serving their time. A parole board decides on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can obtain Adams county parole records and find out a lot about someone . Some things contained in the Adams county parole records may be information about their sentence and their crimes. You might also see details about where they were held and the rules of their parole.

Adams County Probation

Along with those inmates that have been released, you might also be able to review Adams county probation records illustrating men and women who didn’t go to prison but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come for free . Probationers must check-in a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Adams county inmate records will show the person crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling court department details who sentenced them. Along with that details , you may see mugshots , fingerprints, physical details about the person , and other details.

Adams County Booking

Adams county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Adams county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Adams county booking records without any type of permission .

Adams County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in ADAMS County has increased by 1,244% going from 70 inmates yearly to 941 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in ADAMS County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 465 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Adams County, IA

ADAMS County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 937 inmates only 941 are currently confined, the rest 787 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

Adams County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population1,0641,103900941957937
Pretrial Population1,6671,6181,4988851,021787
Confined Population1,2761,2471,0281,0461,025941

Adams County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In ADAMS County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 771 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 6 times more than female incarceration rate, of 74 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 40%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 33%.

Adams County Female Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Population146,552149,277151,896154,769157,955161,095
Rate11188896910574
Count162131135107166119

Adams County Male Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Population152,010154,304156,659159,855163,884163,501
Rate771636592515525465
Count1,172982928823861760

Breaking Down Adams County Inmates By Race

In ADAMS County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 616 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 22% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 53%, going from 1,667 to 787 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in ADAMS County is on average at a rate of 839 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 195 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 71 from incarceration rate in ADAMS County.

Adams County Incarceration Rates by Race, for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
White616616616616616616
Black1,6671,6181,4988851,021787
Latino661682702716716716
Asian2252164484205201

Adams County Prisons and Jails

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