Offense Subtypes by Gender and Length of Stay Range

Inmates Committed to Prison by Iowa Courts
Offense Females Males Combined
Subtype Los < 6 Yrs. LOS 6+ Yrs. Totals Los < 6 Yrs. LOS 6+ Yrs. Totals Totals
Trafficking 177 1 178 1171 36 1207 1385
Homicide 18 48 66 275 621 896 962
Assault 50 7 57 678 41 719 776
Burglary 48 0 48 606 5 611 659
Other Criminal 32 0 32 575 49 624 656
Sex-C 7 0 7 462 172 634 641
Robbery 11 9 20 318 272 590 610
Theft 86 0 86 391 2 393 479
Sex-B 1 1 2 107 243 350 352
Other Violent 20 0 20 181 58 239 259
Forgery/Fraud 65 0 65 153 0 153 218
Drug Possession 24 0 24 163 0 163 187
Kidnap 3 3 6 41 121 162 168
OWI 20 0 20 141 1 142 162
Other Public Order 6 0 6 100 0 100 106
Weapons 3 0 3 85 0 85 88
Sex-S 0 0 0 55 20 75 75
Arson 4 0 4 59 2 61 65
Sex-D 1 0 1 58 4 62 63
Vandalism 6 0 6 57 0 57 63
Traffic 7 0 7 40 0 40 47
Other Drug 7 0 7 27 0 27 34
Sex-M 1 0 1 24 0 24 25
Alcohol 3 0 3 19 0 19 22
Sex-A 0 0 0 7 12 19 19
Flight/Escape 0 0 0 8 0 8 8
Animals 0 0 0 3 0 3 3
Prostitution 1 0 1 1 0 1 2
Stolen Property 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Totals 601 69 670 5,806 1,659 7,465 8,135
Findings: There are large gender and length of stay differences in the criminal behavior of those
committed to prison by Iowa courts. The four most frequent offense subtypes for female inmates held <
6 years are drug trafficking 177, theft 86, forgery/fraud 65 and assault 50. For females held 6+ years the
four most frequent subtypes are homicide 48, robbery 9, assault 7 and kidnapping 3.

The four most frequent offense subtypes for male inmates held < 6 years are drug trafficking 1,171, sex
offenses 689, assault 678 and burglary 606. For males held 6+ years the four most frequent subtypes
are homicide 621, sex offenses 447, robbery 272 and kidnapping 121.

Data source: Iowa Dept. of Corrections end of FY 2016 report.
Website: www.iowaprisoninfo.com
Date posted: 6/14/18