Iowa Inmate Finder


Inmates serving their time in Iowa state prisons records are kept by the Iowa Department of Corrections. The department of corrections can be search by the public with the following information:

While the Iowa Department of Corrections tries to keep their database up to date, you may find sometimes it is not current if there have been proceedings one after the other. For complete updated information, you can contact the Iowa Department of Corrections at 515-725‐5701.

However, the city and county jails don’t use the same database as the state of Iowa; you will need to contact proper authorities for their inmate records.


How to Locate an Inmate? 

When an inmate is serving out their time in a state prison, they are property of that states Department of Corrections. Every states department of corrections has their very own database that is for the public to use. You will need to do the following to find an inmate in a state prison.

Once you enter that information on the next page, you will see all the inmates matching the criteria you put in. 

Search for Inmates in Iowa

Department Name Iowa Department of Corrections
Official Website
Currently Incarcerated Inmates
Location 510 E 12th St, Des Moines, IA 50319, United States
Phone Number +1 515-725-5701

Types of Correctional Facilities in Iowa

List of Correctional Facilities in Iowa

There are 213 jails and prisons in Iowa.
Showing 51 – 100 of 213 results
Correctional Facility Name Type County
Anamosa State Penitentiary State Prison Jones County
Clarinda Correctional Facility State Prison Page County
Fort Dodge Correctional Institution State Prison Webster County
Iowa Correctional Institution for Women State Prison Jasper County
Iowa State Prison State Prison Lee County
Mt. Pleasant Correctional Facility State Prison Henry County
Iowa Medical and Classification Center State Prison Johnson County
Luster Heights State Prison Camp State Prison Allamakee County
Newton Correctional Facility State Prison Jasper County
North Central Correctional Facility State Prison Calhoun County
Clarke County Juvenile Detention Center State Prison Clarke County
Woodbury County Juvenile Detention Center State Prison Woodbury County
Forest Ridge Youth & Family Resources Services Private Facility Emmet County
Ackley Jail City Jail Hardin County
Albia Jail City Jail Monroe County
Adel Jail City Jail Dallas County
Algona Jail City Jail Kossuth County
Altoona Jail City Jail Polk County
Alta Jail City Jail Buena Vista County
Ames Jail City Jail Story County
Anamosa Jail City Jail Jones County
Anita Jail City Jail Cass County
Ankeny Jail City Jail Polk County
Arnolds Park Jail City Jail Dickinson County
Atlantic Jail City Jail Cass County
Aplington Jail City Jail Butler County
Belle Plaine Jail City Jail Benton County
Belmond Jail City Jail Wright County
Bettendorf Jail City Jail Scott County
Boone Jail City Jail Boone County
Britt Jail City Jail Hancock County
Burlington Jail City Jail Des Moines County
Calmar Jail City Jail Winneshiek County
Carlisle Jail City Jail Warren County
Carroll Jail City Jail Carroll County
Carter Lake Detention City Jail Pottawattamie County
Cascade Jail City Jail Dubuque County
Cedar Falls Jail City Jail Black Hawk County
Cedar Rapids Jail City Jail Linn County
Clarion Jail City Jail Wright County
Chariton Jail City Jail Lucas County
Clarinda Jail City Jail Page County
Clarksville Jail City Jail Butler County
Clear Lake Jail City Jail Cerro Gordo County
Clive Jail City Jail Polk County
Davenport Jail City Jail Scott County
Colfax Jail City Jail Jasper County
Council Bluffs Jail City Jail Pottawattamie County
Creston Jail City Jail Union County
Denison Jail City Jail Crawford County
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