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

Northwest Iowa YES Center

1251 West Cedar Loop, Cherokee, IA, 51012 712-225-2594

Crawford County Jail

1202 Broadway, Denison, IA, 51442 712-263-2146

Grundy County Jail

705 8th Street, Grundy Center, IA, 50368 319-824-6933

Shelby County Jail

1104 9th Street, Harlan, IA, 51537 712-755-2501

Henry County Jail

106 East Clay StreetPO Box 216, Mt. Pleasant, IA, 53641 319-385-2712

Marion County Law Enforcement Center

211 North Godfrey Lane, Knoxville, IA, 50138 641-828-2245

Osceola County Jail

309 6th Street, Sibley, IA, 51249 712-754-2556

Appanoose County Jail

1125 West Van Buren StreetPO Box 474, Centerville, IA, 52544 641-437-7100

Audubon County Jail

318 Leroy StreetPO Box 262, Audubon, IA, 50025 712-563-2631

Butler County Jail

428 Sixth StreetPO Box 345, Allison, IA, 50602 319-267-2410
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