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

Spirit Lake Jail

1607 Ithaca Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA, 51360 712-336-5776

St. Ansgar Jail

111 South Mitchell Street, St. Ansgar, IA, 50472 641-713-4767

State Center Police Jail

118 East Main Street, State Center, IA, 50247 641-483-2107

Storm Lake Police Jail

401 East Milwaukee Avenue, Storm Lake, IA, 50588 712-732-8010

South Iowa Area Detention Service Agency

2528 255th Street, Montrose, IA, 52639 319-463-7417

Strawberry Point Police Holding

111 Commercial Street, Strawberry Point, IA, 52076 563-933-2210

South Iowa Juvenile Detention -Appanoose

220 Northwestern Avenue, Chariton, IA, 50049 641-774-5050

Swea City Police Jail

208 3rd Street North, Swea City, IA, 50509 515-272-4606

Tama Police Jail

305 Siegel Street, Tama, IA, 52339 641-484-3223

Tipton Police Jail

407 Lynn Street, Tipton, IA, 52772 563-886-2424
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