Iowa has 91 jail facilities and 99 counties and had a statewide jail population of 3,637 inmates in 2005. Iowa Jail inspections and standards compliance are provided by the Iowa state Dept. of Corrections.
The Iowa Prison System
In July 2011,the Dept. of Corrections managed 8,737 inmates. The agency, with 2,883 institutional staff and 41 central office staff, operates 9 facilities. The FY 2011 operating budget was $344.6 million state...