Iowa Inmate Search
Click to the Iowa Inmate Search Page to look for Iowa inmates. Look to the column on the left and click the tab "offender information" which is the first tab under the column heading "Offender".
You can use as little as a last name. Remember to put the two words (with a space in between them) in the Captcha box before clicking "find".
Iowa Department of Corrections
There are over 8000 Iowa inmates incarcerated in 9 institutions throughout the state.
Are you looking for information about Iowa prison facilities? Some basic information is available on this page: Iowa Prisons
Are you looking for visiting information? Click to the Institution Visiting Hours page. (Scroll down to see all of the prisons).
Are you looking for information on telephones? Click to the Offender Telephone Service page.
Do you need information on how to send money to an inmate? Click to the Iowa DOC Home Page. Look to the column on the left where it says "General Information". The second tab down is "Offender Banking". Click and it will take you to a PDF file where it is explained.
Looking for a phone number or an address? Click to the Contact Map. Click the blue star and you can receive contact information for that prison facility.
Contact information for the central office is:
Iowa County Jails
More and more county jails are placing their information on their web sites. As these become available, they will be added below.
Buena Vista County
Iowa City (Police Arrest Blotter-scroll down)
Iowa Counties Inmate Search (Vinelink-incomplete)
City of Keokuk
Arrest Warrants/Most Wanted
Council Bluffs (Police)