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

Muscatine Jail

312 East Fifth Street, Muscatine, IA, 52761 563-263-9922

Nashua Police Jail

402 Main Street, Nashua, IA, 50658 641-435-2068

Nevada Jail

1209 Sixth StreetPO Box 530, Nevada, IA, 50201 515-382-5466

New London Police Detention

112 West Main Street, New London, IA, 52645 319-367-7700

Newell Police Detention

207 East 2nd Street, Newell, IA, 50568 712-272-0000

Newton Police Detention

101 West 4th Street South, Newton, IA, 50208 641-791-0850

North Liberty Jail

5 East Cherry Street, North Liberty, IA, 52317 319-626-5724

Norwalk Jail

1100 Chatham Avenue, Norwalk, IA, 50211 515-981-0666

Oelwein Police Detention

20 2nd Avenue Southwest, Oelwein, IA, 50662 319-283-4311

Onawa Police Detention

909 7th Street, Onawa, IA, 51040 712-423-2525
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