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Mahaska County, IA Jail and Prison System

MAHASKA County has 21 jails with an average daily population of 1,065 inmates with a total of 21 jail population. When breaking down the MAHASKA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 3 female and 22 male inmates.
  • 21 Jails
  • 21 Prisoners
  • 148% Jail Rate

How Does Mahaska County Inmate Search Work?

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

Mahaska County Parole and Probation

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

Mahaska County Probation

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

Mahaska County Booking

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

Mahaska County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in MAHASKA County has increased by 133% going from 9 inmates yearly to 21 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in MAHASKA County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 301 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Mahaska County, IA

MAHASKA County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 21 inmates only 21 are currently confined, the rest 797 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population222221212121
Pretrial Population837847881797797797
Confined Population222221212121

Mahaska County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In MAHASKA County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 311 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 7 times more than female incarceration rate, of 43 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 3%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 0%.

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


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


Breaking Down Mahaska County Inmates By Race

In MAHASKA County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 149 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 81% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 5%, going from 837 to 797 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in MAHASKA County is on average at a rate of 1,472 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Mahaska County Prisons and Jails

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