The data in this report reflects information from the Judicial Branch's Iowa Court Information System (ICIS). The data is a reflection of the official records contained in ICIS at the time the information was extracted to the Iowa Justice Data Warehouse. Some edits to these records may have occurred within ICIS after the extraction and such updates would be made in the data warehouse during the next upload cycle.
By law and court rule, charges are filed and disposed of in a number of ways for various reasons and are influenced by the actions and decisions of arresting agencies, witnesses, defendants, grand juries, prosecutors, magistrates, juvenile court and judges. As a result, there are many factors which contribute to differences among jurisdictions and over time regarding the number of counts in the various decision points.Go to top of page