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Cedar County, IA Jail and Prison System

CEDAR County has 18 jails with an average daily population of 1,023 inmates with a total of 19 jail population. When breaking down the CEDAR County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 3 female and 17 male inmates.
  • 18 Jails
  • 19 Prisoners
  • 155% Jail Rate

How Does Cedar County Inmate Search Work?

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

Cedar County Parole and Probation

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

Cedar County Probation

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

Cedar County Booking

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

Cedar County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in CEDAR County has increased by 375% going from 4 inmates yearly to 19 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in CEDAR County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 287 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Cedar County, IA

CEDAR County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 18 inmates only 19 are currently confined, the rest 4,110 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population272422181818
Pretrial Population14,47410,0005,3984,1104,1104,110
Confined Population272422191919

Cedar County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In CEDAR County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 422 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 5 times more than female incarceration rate, of 53 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 32%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 26%.

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


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


Breaking Down Cedar County Inmates By Race

In CEDAR County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 152 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 96% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 72%, going from 14,474 to 4,110 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in CEDAR County is on average at a rate of 1,702 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Cedar County Prisons and Jails

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