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Female Length of Stay Set by Offense Severity and Type

Female Commitments to Prison by Iowa Courts
Offense Class
LOS Offense Mis- Totals
Type Type A Felony B Felony C Felony D Felony Other
demeanors
Property 1 50 122 36 209
Drug 41 109 34 8 16 208
Violent 7 23 39 24 19 112
Public Order 24 16 40
Held < 6
Habitual 7 19 26
years.
Other 1 2 3
Special Sent. 1 2 3
Subtotal 7 72 199 207 81 35 601
Percent 1.1 4.7 7.9 10.5 12.7 4.4 7.4
Offense Class
LOS Offense Mis- Totals
Type Type A Felony B Felony C Felony D Felony Other
demeanors
Held 6 to Violent 32 29 6 1 68
61 years. Drug 1 1
Subtotal 32 29 6 2 69
Percent 4.9 1.9 0.2 0.3 0.8

Mis-
Female and Male A Felony B Felony C Felony D Felony Other Totals
demeanors
Totals
652 1533 2533 1977 640 800 8135

The upper part of the large table lists the number of female commitments where the length of stay was
less than 6 years and the lower part is the list for females held 6 years and longer. The short table at the
bottom give the combined female and male totals by offense class and the grand total of Iowa court
commitments. The percentages listed in the large table are the respective female percentages of the
combined female and male commitments.

Findings C and D felonies are the most common for females held < 6 years and A-C felonies for those
held longer. The most frequent offense types are property and drug for the short and violent for the long
LOS set.

Data source : Iowa Dept. of Corrections end of FY 2016 report.
Website: www.iowaprsioninfo.com Posted: 6/10/18