About Research

The Iowa Department of Corrections is committed to effective, evidence-based and research-informed practices and programs for offenders in institutions and on community supervision. Analysis of pertinent trends, research on recidivism, validation of risk assessment tools, and maintaining a performance measurement system are some of the regular activities that also contribute to the Department’s mission.


Looking for in-depth data? 

If you are a reporter or researcher interested in analyzing Iowa Corrections public data, we encourage you to try
These datasets are updated every 6 months. 


Printed from the Iowa Department of Corrections website on March 23, 2018 at 2:15am.