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

University Heights Police Jail

1004 Melrose Avenue, University Heights, IA, 52246 319-887-6800

University of Iowa Police Jail

200 South Capitol Street, Iowa City, IA, 52242 319-335-5022

University of Northern Iowa Police

30 Gilchrist Hall, Cedar Falls, IA, 50614 319-273-2712

Urbandale Jail

3740 86th Street, Urbandale, IA, 50322 515-331-6804

Van Meter Police Holding

505 Grant Street, Van Meter, IA, 50261 515-202-7550

Vinton Police Jail

310 A Avenue, Vinton, IA, 52349 319-472-2321

Walcott Police Jail

212 West Lincoln StreetPO Box 247, Walcott, IA, 52773 563-284-6672

Washington Jail

215 East Washington Street, Washington, IA, 52353 319-653-2256

Waterloo Police Jail

715 Mulberry Street, Waterloo, IA, 50703 319-291-4340

Waukee Police Jail

1300 L.A. Grand ParkwayPO Box 757, Waukee, IA, 50263 515-987-1073
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