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Buchanan County, IA Jail and Prison System

BUCHANAN County has 21 jails with an average daily population of 1,002 inmates with a total of 21 jail population. When breaking down the BUCHANAN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 19% with 4 female and 17 male inmates.
  • 21 Jails
  • 21 Prisoners
  • 162% Jail Rate

How Does Buchanan County Inmate Search Work?

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

Buchanan County Parole and Probation

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

Buchanan County Probation

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

Buchanan County Booking

Buchanan 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 Buchanan 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 Buchanan county booking records without any type of permission .

Buchanan County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in BUCHANAN County has increased by 425% going from 4 inmates yearly to 21 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in BUCHANAN County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 259 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Buchanan County, IA

BUCHANAN County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 21 inmates only 21 are currently confined, the rest 2,381 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population212121212121
Pretrial Population2,3812,3812,3812,3812,3812,381
Confined Population212121212121

Buchanan County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In BUCHANAN County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 213 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 4 times more than female incarceration rate, of 63 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 21%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 12%.

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


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


Breaking Down Buchanan County Inmates By Race

In BUCHANAN County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 167 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 93% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 0%, going from 2,381 to 2,381 per 100,000 black U.S. residents.

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


Buchanan County Prisons and Jails

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