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Lee County, IA Jail and Prison System

LEE County has 379 jails with an average daily population of 407 inmates with a total of 397 jail population. When breaking down the LEE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 51 female and 328 male inmates.
  • 379 Jails
  • 397 Prisoners
  • 338% Jail Rate

How Does Lee County Inmate Search Work?

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

Lee County Parole and Probation

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

Lee County Probation

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

Lee County Booking

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

Lee County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in LEE County has increased by 1,003% going from 36 inmates yearly to 397 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in LEE County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 599 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Lee County, IA

LEE County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 379 inmates only 397 are currently confined, the rest 730 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population384385374392386379
Pretrial Population1,0769671,014826770730
Confined Population386407387404401397

Lee County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In LEE County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 712 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 7 times more than female incarceration rate, of 90 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 16%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 36%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population51,40352,64553,84955,07456,00656,542
Rate14012711112210590
Count726760675951

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

201020112012201320142015
Population50,39951,65952,94954,18354,77154,782
Rate712714640605599599
Count359369339328328328

Breaking Down Lee County Inmates By Race

In LEE County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 233 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 68% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 32%, going from 1,076 to 730 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in LEE County is on average at a rate of 345 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 229 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 84 from incarceration rate in LEE County.

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

201020112012201320142015
White237260179243239233
Black1,0769671,014826770730
Latino42344649373116176
Asian00286286286286

Lee County Prisons and Jails

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