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NCJ Number: 202245 Find in a Library
Title: Selected Information About County Jails and Adult Detention Facilities in Iowa
Author(s): Terry L. Hudik
Corporate Author: Iowa Dept of Human Rights
Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning
United States of America
Date Published: February 2003
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: Iowa Dept of Human Rights
Des Moines, IA 50319
Sale Source: Iowa Dept of Human Rights
Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning
Lucas State Building
321 East 12th Street, 2nd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents information on the confinement and detention needs of county jails and adult detention facilities in the State of Iowa.
Abstract: In 2002, Section 356.36A within the Iowa Code was established under the enactment of Senate File 2278 requiring the Iowa Department of Human Rights, Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning and Statistical Analysis Center (CJJP) to prepare a periodic report for the State legislature analyzing the confinement and detention needs of jails and adult detention facilities. The information and data provided in this report offers the Iowa Legislature valuable information and data. Three different types of facilities are presented in this report: jails, municipal holding facilities, and county detention facilities. Findings of the report were in the areas of inventory of prisoner space, daily prisoner counts, compliance with Section 356.36 of the Iowa Code (jail standards), options for the detention of prisoners with mental illness or substance abuse service needs, inventory of recent facility construction projects, and recommendations on offender data needed to estimate present and future facility space needs. Appendix
Main Term(s): Correctional facilities
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional planning; Corrections effectiveness; Corrections management; Corrections statistics; Iowa; Jails; Prison construction
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