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Plymouth County, IA Jail and Prison System

PLYMOUTH County has 17 jails with an average daily population of 1,463 inmates with a total of 30 jail population. When breaking down the PLYMOUTH County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 7% with 2 female and 24 male inmates.
  • 17 Jails
  • 30 Prisoners
  • 110% Jail Rate

How Does Plymouth County Inmate Search Work?

Plymouth County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Plymouth county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Plymouth County Parole and Probation

Plymouth County Parole

Parole is when an incarcerated person is allowed to leave their sentence early because they have followed the rules while serving their time. A parole board rules on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can review Plymouth county parole records and find out a lot about a parolee . Some things contained in the Plymouth county parole files may be information about their punishment and their crimes. You might also get to review details about where they were held and the terms of their parole.

Plymouth County Probation

Along with those parolees that have been released, you might also be able to review Plymouth county probation records detailing men and women who were not incarcerated but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come without some rules . Probationers must see a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Plymouth county criminal records will show the criminal’s crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling justice department details who sentenced them. Along with that facts , you may see images , fingerprints, physical details about the probationer , and other details.

Plymouth County Booking

Plymouth county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Plymouth county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Plymouth county booking records without any type of approval .

Plymouth County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in PLYMOUTH County has increased by 900% going from 3 inmates yearly to 30 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in PLYMOUTH County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 306 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Plymouth County, IA

PLYMOUTH County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Iowa, yet from the total of 17 inmates only 30 are currently confined, the rest 1,923 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population242219171717
Pretrial Population3,4932,4732,1461,9231,9231,923
Confined Population343331303030

Plymouth County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In PLYMOUTH County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 325 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 12 times more than female incarceration rate, of 26 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 6%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 1%.

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

201020112012201320142015
Population7,7207,6637,7007,6627,6077,604
Rate262626262626
Count222222

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

201020112012201320142015
Population7,8437,8517,8107,8347,8217,828
Rate325318314306306306
Count262525242424

Breaking Down Plymouth County Inmates By Race

In PLYMOUTH County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 109 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 94% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 45%, going from 3,493 to 1,923 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in PLYMOUTH County is on average at a rate of 1,648 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 4,138 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 3,143 from incarceration rate in PLYMOUTH County.

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

201020112012201320142015
White117115112109109109
Black3,4932,4732,1461,9231,9231,923
Latino1,5301,5271,3701,2701,2701,270
Asian3,4483,4483,4483,4483,4483,448

Plymouth County Prisons and Jails

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