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Mitchell County, IA Jail and Prison System

MITCHELL County has 204 jails with an average daily population of 112 inmates with a total of 239 jail population. When breaking down the MITCHELL County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 7% with 17 female and 246 male inmates.
  • 204 Jails
  • 239 Prisoners
  • 1,354% Jail Rate

How Does Mitchell County Inmate Search Work?

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

Mitchell County Parole and Probation

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

Mitchell County Probation

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

Mitchell County Booking

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

Mitchell County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in MITCHELL County has increased by 251% going from 68 inmates yearly to 239 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in MITCHELL County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 2,990 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Mitchell County, IA

MITCHELL County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 204 inmates only 239 are currently confined, the rest 2,136 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population272261250204204204
Pretrial Population2,0992,1052,1322,1362,1362,136
Confined Population272261250239239239

Mitchell County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In MITCHELL County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 3,218 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 12 times more than female incarceration rate, of 248 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 7%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 33%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population7,0977,0416,8976,8446,7716,663
Rate187206228248248248
Count131516171717

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

201020112012201320142015
Population8,4038,3958,2708,2278,1568,103
Rate3,2183,1243,0732,9902,9902,990
Count270262254246246246

Breaking Down Mitchell County Inmates By Race

In MITCHELL County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 1,267 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 41% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 2%, going from 2,099 to 2,136 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in MITCHELL County is on average at a rate of 3,842 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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

201020112012201320142015
White1,3391,3061,2941,2671,2671,267
Black2,0992,1052,1322,1362,1362,136
Latino4,2503,7213,2602,6592,6592,659
Asian000000

Mitchell County Prisons and Jails

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