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Lyon County, IA Jail and Prison System

LYON County has 7 jails with an average daily population of 1,669 inmates with a total of 10 jail population. When breaking down the LYON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 10% with 1 female and 8 male inmates.
  • 7 Jails
  • 10 Prisoners
  • 100% Jail Rate

How Does Lyon County Inmate Search Work?

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

Lyon County Parole and Probation

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

Lyon County Probation

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

Lyon County Booking

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

Lyon County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in LYON County has increased by 900% going from 1 inmates yearly to 10 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in LYON County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 222 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Lyon County, IA

LYON County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 7 inmates only 10 are currently confined, the rest 0 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population988777
Pretrial Population000000
Confined Population131211101010

Lyon County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In LYON County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 247 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 7 times more than female incarceration rate, of 30 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 10%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 43%.

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


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


Breaking Down Lyon County Inmates By Race

In LYON County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 104 per 100,000 white U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in LYON County is on average at a rate of 1,796 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Lyon County Prisons and Jails

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