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Linn County, IA Jail and Prison System

LINN County has 212 jails with an average daily population of 1,027 inmates with a total of 343 jail population. When breaking down the LINN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 8% with 29 female and 284 male inmates.
  • 212 Jails
  • 343 Prisoners
  • 147% Jail Rate

How Does Linn County Inmate Search Work?

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

Linn County Parole and Probation

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

Linn County Probation

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

Linn County Booking

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

Linn County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in LINN County has increased by 420% going from 66 inmates yearly to 343 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in LINN County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 395 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Linn County, IA

LINN County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 212 inmates only 343 are currently confined, the rest 1,266 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population223210209237228212
Pretrial Population2,0851,9551,7971,6331,4591,266
Confined Population360355324344341343

Linn County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In LINN County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 468 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 10 times more than female incarceration rate, of 40 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 48%.

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


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


Breaking Down Linn County Inmates By Race

In LINN County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 165 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 87% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 39%, going from 2,085 to 1,266 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in LINN County is on average at a rate of 752 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 758 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 341 from incarceration rate in LINN County.

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


Linn County Prisons and Jails

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