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  • prison
  • release
  • time served

Offenders Released from Iowa Prisons

Offenders Released from Iowa Prisons

This dataset provides information on offenders released from Iowa prisons during the past 10 fiscal years. It includes the fiscal year when an offender was released from prison, their age groups, sex, race - ethnicity, closure type, convicting offense with description and the number of months served.


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Offense Codeoffense_codeoffense_codeTextThe code found in the law book for the offense that had been convicted.
Age at Releaseage_at_releaseage_at_releaseNumberAge of offender when released from the institution
Institution Nameinstitution_nameinstitution_nameTextThe last institution where the offender spent their time.
Release Daterelease_daterelease_dateCalendar dateThe date the offender was released from prison.
Record IDrecord_idrecord_idTextUnique ID for the record
Offense Typeoffense_typeoffense_typeTextGeneral category of the conviction that was committed.
Months Servedmonths_servedmonths_servedNumberNumber of months the offender spent in prison as of the release date
Admission Dateadmission_dateadmission_dateCalendar dateDate of when the Offender first came to our institution
JurisdictionjurisdictionjurisdictionTextThe county in which the offender committed the offense
Offense Subtypeoffense_subtypeoffense_subtypeTextFurther classification of the convicted offense.
Offense Descriptionoffense_descriptionoffense_descriptionTextGeneral description of the conviction that was committed.
Race & Ethnicityrace_ethnicityrace_ethnicityTextOffender's race and ethnicity.
Closure Typeclosure_typeclosure_typeTextThe short reason why the offender left our institution
SexsexsexTextOffender's sex.
Supervision Statussupervision_statussupervision_statusTextOffender's Supervision Status
Offender Numberoffender_numberoffender_numberTextUnique ID for the offender.
Offense Classificationoffense_classoffense_classTextConviction maximum penalties: A Felony = Life; B Felony = 25 or 50 years; C Felony = 10 years; D Felony = 5 years; Aggravated Misdemeanor = 2 years; Serious Misdemeanor = 1 year; Simple Misdemeanor = 30 days
Fiscal Year Releasedfiscal_year_releasedfiscal_year_releasedTextFiscal Years run from July 1 - June 30 and are named after the calendar year for which they end. For example, July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016 is considered Fiscal Year 2016. This data reflects the fiscal year the offender was released from prison.

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