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State Prisons

Here are addresses and phone numbers of individual units and work farms for reference. Most state prisoners can be located using the official offender search provided by the official DOC website, which can be found linked below. If you are looking for a county inmate or someone who has not been sentenced yet, use the "Inmate Search" button on the right.

Search for inmates in Iowa

inmate searchFind inmates housed in the jails and prisons listed here. More searches are added when available, if you don't see the facility you're looking for, press the "Inmate Search" button. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges filed, arresting agency and requirements necessary for release.
Local authority within state boundaries that governs smaller communities.
Detention facility with criminal detainees awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences.
Person in the custody of law enforcement for alleged illegal activity. Prisoner or convict.
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Iowa Department of Corrections IDOC 510 East 12th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319 (515) 725-5701
  • Anamosa 406 North High Street Box 10, Anamosa 52205 (319) 462-3504
  • Clarinda 2000 North 16th Street, Clarinda 51632 (712) 542-5634
  • Fort Dodge 1550 L Street, Fort Dodge 50501 (515) 574-4700
  • Iowa Correctional Institution for Women 300 Elm Avenue SW, Mitchellville 50169
  • Iowa State Penitentiary #4 John Bennet Drive, Fort Madison 52627
  • Luster Heights 481 Luster Heights Road, Harpers Ferry 52146
  • Medical and Classification 2700 Coral Ridge Avenue, Coralville 52241
  • Mount Pleasant 1200 East Washington, Mount Pleasant 52641 (319) 385-9511
  • Newton 307 South 60th Avenue West, Newton 50208 (641) 792-7552
  • North Central 313 Lanedale, Rockwell City 50579 (712) 297-7521
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More about corrections in Iowa

This directory contains links to 47 Iowa jails and detention centers and lists others with contact numbers or addresses. Compared to the online presence of jails, localized inmate searches are not as common. Call if necessary; be prepared to answer specific questions about the detainee or offense before they release any details. The Department of Corrections operates eight separate state prisons across Iowa, you'll find the physical address and phone number on that page.

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