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Hamilton County, IA Jail and Prison System

HAMILTON County has 45 jails with an average daily population of 312 inmates with a total of 45 jail population. When breaking down the HAMILTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 6 female and 38 male inmates.
  • 45 Jails
  • 45 Prisoners
  • 471% Jail Rate

How Does Hamilton County Inmate Search Work?

Hamilton County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Hamilton county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Hamilton County Parole and Probation

Hamilton County Parole

Parole is when a criminal is allowed to leave prison early because they have behaved well while serving their time. A parole board makes the decision on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can acquire Hamilton county parole records and find out a lot about a person . Some things contained in the Hamilton county parole documents may be information about their court ruling and their crimes. You might also find details about where they were held and the stipulations of their parole.

Hamilton County Probation

Along with those criminals that have been released, you might also be able to review Hamilton county probation records showing men and women who didn't go to jail but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come without limits . Probationers must visit with a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Hamilton county public records will show the inmate crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling judge department details who sentenced them. Along with that information , you may see headshots , fingerprints, physical details about the inmate , and other details.

Hamilton County Booking

Hamilton county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Hamilton county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Hamilton county booking records without any type of allowance .

Hamilton County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in HAMILTON County has increased by 88% going from 24 inmates yearly to 45 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in HAMILTON County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 649 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Hamilton County, IA

HAMILTON County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 45 inmates only 45 are currently confined, the rest 990 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population555347494545
Pretrial Population1,0529371,007665990990
Confined Population565448494545

Hamilton County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In HAMILTON County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 892 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 4 times more than female incarceration rate, of 162 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 27%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 30%.

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


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


Breaking Down Hamilton County Inmates By Race

In HAMILTON County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 176 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 82% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 6%, going from 1,052 to 990 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in HAMILTON County is on average at a rate of 414 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Hamilton County Prisons and Jails

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