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

Red Oak Police Jail

601 North 6th Street, Red Oak, IA, 51566 712-623-6500, 712-623-6501

Robins Police Holding

265 South Second Street, Robins, IA, 52328 319-366-5055

Rock Rapids Police Detention

410 South Boone Street, Rock Rapids, IA, 51246 712-472-2558

City of Rock Valley Police Jail

1302 Main Street, Rock Valley, IA, 51247 712-476-5716

Sac City Police Detention

311 Williams Street, Sac City, IA, 50583 712-662-7772

Sheldon Police Jail

PO Box 276, Sheldon, IA, 51201 712-324-2525

Shellsburg Police Holding

108 Main Street Southeast, Shellsburg, IA, 52332 319-436-7763

Sioux Center Police Jail

335 1st Avenue Northwest, Sioux Center, IA, 51250 712-722-0761

Sioux City Police Jail

601 Douglas Street, Sioux City, IA, 51101 712-279-6440

Spencer Police Lockup

405 First Avenue West, Spencer, IA, 51301 712-264-7288
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