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Howard County, IA Jail and Prison System

HOWARD County has 47 jails with an average daily population of 287 inmates with a total of 49 jail population. When breaking down the HOWARD County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 7 female and 41 male inmates.
  • 47 Jails
  • 49 Prisoners
  • 562% Jail Rate

How Does Howard County Inmate Search Work?

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

Howard County Parole and Probation

Howard 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 Howard county parole records and find out a lot about a person . Some things contained in the Howard 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.

Howard County Probation

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

Howard County Booking

Howard 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 Howard 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 Howard county booking records without any type of allowance .

Howard County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in HOWARD County has increased by 444% going from 9 inmates yearly to 49 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in HOWARD County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 999 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Howard County, IA

HOWARD County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 47 inmates only 49 are currently confined, the rest 1,042 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population414345474747
Pretrial Population1,0001,0231,0191,0421,0421,042
Confined Population434547494949

Howard County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In HOWARD County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 896 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 6 times more than female incarceration rate, of 164 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 18%.

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


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


Breaking Down Howard County Inmates By Race

In HOWARD County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 485 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 53% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 4%, going from 1,000 to 1,042 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in HOWARD County is on average at a rate of 282 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Howard County Prisons and Jails

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