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

Plymouth County Jail

451 4th Avenue Northeast, Lemars, IA, 51031 712-546-4419

Mahaska County Jail

214 High Avenue EastLaw Center Lower Level, Oskaloosa, IA, 52577 641-673-4322

Webster County Law Enforcement Center

702 1st Avenue South, Fort Dodge, IA, 50501 515-573-1410

Clarke County Jail

220 Townline RoadPO Box 537, Osceola, IA, 50213 641-342-2914

Fayette County Jail

220 North Industrial ParkwayPO Box 518, West Union, IA, 50217 563-422-3972

Dallas County Jail

201 North Nile Kinnick DrivePO Box 187, Adel, IA, 50003-0187 515-993-5815

Poweshiek County Jail

4802 Barnes City Road, Montezuma, IA, 50171 641-623-5679

Winneshiek County Jail

400 Claiborne Drive, Decorah, IA, 52101 563-382-4268, 563-382-4096

Cedar County Jail

711 East South Street, Tipton, IA, 52772-1977 563-866-2052

Benton County Jail

113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349 319-472-2337
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