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Dubuque County, IA Jail and Prison System

DUBUQUE County has 121 jails with an average daily population of 796 inmates with a total of 122 jail population. When breaking down the DUBUQUE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 16 female and 100 male inmates.
  • 121 Jails
  • 122 Prisoners
  • 194% Jail Rate

How Does Dubuque County Inmate Search Work?

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

Dubuque County Parole and Probation

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

Dubuque County Probation

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

Dubuque County Booking

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

Dubuque County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in DUBUQUE County has increased by 12,100% going from 1 inmates yearly to 122 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in DUBUQUE County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 316 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Dubuque County, IA

DUBUQUE County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 121 inmates only 122 are currently confined, the rest 1,514 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population110114117121121121
Pretrial Population1,4171,4961,5151,5141,5141,514
Confined Population111115118122122122

Dubuque County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In DUBUQUE County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 284 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 6 times more than female incarceration rate, of 52 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 11%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 11%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population30,23230,48830,59230,71430,75230,848
Rate474850525252
Count141515161616

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

201020112012201320142015
Population30,80631,22131,32431,62631,55331,642
Rate284294306316316316
Count889296100100100

Breaking Down Dubuque County Inmates By Race

In DUBUQUE County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 141 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 91% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 7%, going from 1,417 to 1,514 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in DUBUQUE County is on average at a rate of 189 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White128132137141141141
Black1,4171,4961,5151,5141,5141,514
Latino157156158157157157
Asian000000

Dubuque County Prisons and Jails

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