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Dallas County, IA Jail and Prison System

DALLAS County has 187 jails with an average daily population of 223 inmates with a total of 187 jail population. When breaking down the DALLAS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 12% with 22 female and 172 male inmates.
  • 187 Jails
  • 187 Prisoners
  • 698% Jail Rate

How Does Dallas County Inmate Search Work?

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

Dallas County Parole and Probation

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

Dallas County Probation

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

Dallas County Booking

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

Dallas County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in DALLAS County has increased by 160% going from 72 inmates yearly to 187 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in DALLAS County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 1,394 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Dallas County, IA

DALLAS County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 187 inmates only 187 are currently confined, the rest 705 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population177180184187187187
Pretrial Population708706705705705705
Confined Population177180184187187187

Dallas County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In DALLAS County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 1,291 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 9 times more than female incarceration rate, of 152 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 8%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 51%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population15,19415,02114,77214,46814,35713,998
Rate100117134152152152
Count151820222222

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

201020112012201320142015
Population12,88812,73012,55712,33612,17612,132
Rate1,2911,3221,3551,3941,3941,394
Count166168170172172172

Breaking Down Dallas County Inmates By Race

In DALLAS County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 789 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is lower by 12% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 0%, going from 708 to 705 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in DALLAS County is on average at a rate of 524 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White513594688789789789
Black708706705705705705
Latino000873873873
Asian000000

Dallas County Prisons and Jails

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