Iowa Inmate Search

Records of inmates serving their sentence in Iowa state prisons are maintained by Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC). The DOC maintains a centralized inmate database which one can easily search(refer the guide below). However, county jails, police jails, city jails in Iowa maintains the inmate recordsindividually and one need to refer their websites for details. Read the instructions below to lookup inmate information across all prison types.

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Iowa inmate search

DOC manages and operates all the state prison in Iowa

To search for an inmate in DOC follow the steps given below:

  1. Navigate to DOC inmate search page - Link
  2. Enter inmate name, id, age, gender and date of birth in the required fields
  3. Click on “Submit” button

On the next page, you can see the list of all inmates matching the criteria.

AuthorityIowa Department of Corrections (DOC)
Inmate Search//
Address510 E 12th St, Des Moines, IA 50319, United States
Phone+1 515-725-5701

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Jails and prisons in Iowa

There are 281 jails and prisons in Iowa

Linn County Correctional Center

53 3rd Avenue BridgePO Box 608, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52406 319-892-6300

Pottawattamie County Jail

1400 Big Lake Road, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 712-890-2260

Black Hawk County Jail

225 East 6th Street, Waterloo, IA, 50703 319-291-2587

Scott County Jail

400 West 4th Street, Davenport, IA, 52801-1104 563-326-8750

Woodbury County Jail

407 7th Street, Sioux City, IA, 51101 712-279-6040

Marshall County Jail

2369 Jessup Avenue, Marshalltown, IA, 50158 641-754-6380

Muscatine County Jail

400 Walnut Street, Mucatine, IA, 52761 563-262-4190

Wapello County Jail

330 West 2nd Street, Ottumwa, IA, 52501 641-684-4350

Story County Jail

1315 South B Avenue, Nevada, IA, 50201 515-382-7464

Johnson County Jail

511 South Capital Street, Iowa City, IA, 52240 319-356-6020
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