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Black Hawk County, IA Jail and Prison System

BLACK HAWK County has 263 jails with an average daily population of 505 inmates with a total of 263 jail population. When breaking down the BLACK HAWK County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 36 female and 219 male inmates.
  • 263 Jails
  • 263 Prisoners
  • 294% Jail Rate

How Does Black Hawk County Inmate Search Work?

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

Black Hawk County Parole and Probation

Black Hawk 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 Black Hawk county parole records and find out a lot about someone . Some things contained in the Black Hawk 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.

Black Hawk County Probation

Along with those inmates that have been released, you might also be able to review Black Hawk 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,Black Hawk 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.

Black Hawk County Booking

Black Hawk 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 Black Hawk 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 Black Hawk county booking records without any type of permission .

Black Hawk County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in BLACK HAWK County has increased by 498% going from 44 inmates yearly to 263 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in BLACK HAWK County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 494 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Black Hawk County, IA

BLACK HAWK County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 263 inmates only 263 are currently confined, the rest 1,467 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population260261262263263263
Pretrial Population1,5181,5241,5041,4671,4671,467
Confined Population260261262263263263

Black Hawk County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In BLACK HAWK County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 491 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 6 times more than female incarceration rate, of 80 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 1%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 11%.

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


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


Breaking Down Black Hawk County Inmates By Race

In BLACK HAWK County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 171 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 88% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 3%, going from 1,518 to 1,467 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in BLACK HAWK County is on average at a rate of 390 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

Black Hawk County Incarceration Rates by Race, for 2010-2015 years


Black Hawk County Prisons and Jails

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