Polk County Juvenile Detention Center Information

515-286-3344
1548 Hull Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50316-1397


Polk County Juvenile Detention Center is a medium security county jail located in city of Des Moines, Polk County, IA. It houses juvenile inmates below 16 years of age who are convicted for crimes which come under Iowa state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Polk County Juvenile Detention Center including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Polk County Juvenile Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name :Polk County Juvenile Detention Center
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:1548 Hull Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50316-1397
Contact Numbers:515-286-3344
Capacity:
City:Des Moines
Postal Code:50316-1397
State :Iowa
County:Polk County
Jail Webpage://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/sheriff/

Polk County Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Polk County Juvenile Detention Center, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Iowa statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
1548 Hull Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50316-1397

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 515-286-3344.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Polk County Juvenile Detention Center make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 5 nearby jails/prisons

Polk County Jail - New

1985 NE 51st Place, Des Moines, IA, 50313 515-323-5400

Iowa State Patrol Jail

215 East Seventh Street, Des Moines, IA, 50319 515-725-6090

Windsor Heights Police Jail

1133 66th Street, Windsor Heights, IA, 50311 515-277-4453

Polk County Juvenile Detention Center

1548 Hull Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50316-1397 515-286-3344

Iowa Department of Corrections (IA DOC)

510 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50319 515-725-5701

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