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 151 – 200 of 213 results
Correctional Facility Name Type County
Linn County Correctional Center County Jail Linn County
Shelby County Jail County Jail Shelby County
Lyon County Jail County Jail Lyon County
Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center County Jail Pottawattamie County
Pottawattamie County Jail County Jail Pottawattamie County
Sac County Jail County Jail Sac County
Polk County Juvenile Detention Center County Jail Polk County
Grundy Center Jail County Jail Grundy County
Sioux County Jail County Jail Sioux County
North Iowa Juvenile Detention County Jail Black Hawk|howard|chichasaw|buchanan|delaware|dubuque|clayton|fa County
Dubuque County Juvenile Detention Center County Jail Dubuque County
Jones County Jail County Jail Jones County
Monona County Jail County Jail Monona County
Montgomery County Jail County Jail Montgomery County
Page County Jail County Jail Page County
Polk County Jail - New County Jail Polk County
Scott County Tremont Facility County Jail Scott County
Linn County Juvenile Detention Center County Jail Linn County
Hardin County Correctional Center County Jail Hardin County
Van Buren County Jail County Jail Van Buren County
Worth County Jail County Jail Worth County
Woodbury County Jail County Jail Woodbury County
Madison County Jail County Jail Madison County
Marion County Law Enforcement Center County Jail Marion County
Jefferson County Jail County Jail Jefferson County
Spirit Lake Jail City Jail Dickinson County
St. Ansgar Jail City Jail Mitchell County
Urbandale Jail City Jail Polk County
Washington Jail City Jail Washington County
Webster Jail City Jail Hamilton County
Guttenberg Jail City Jail Clayton County
Grinnell Jail City Jail Poweshiek County
Hartley Jail City Jail O'Brien County
Gowrie Jail City Jail Webster County
Hawarden Jail City Jail Sioux County
Hiawatha City Jail City Jail Linn County
Humboldt Jail City Jail Humboldt County
Huxley Jail City Jail Story County
Iowa Jail City Jail Johnson County
Indianola Jail City Jail Warren County
Iowa Falls Jail City Jail Hardin County
Independence Jail City Jail Buchanan County
Keota Jail City Jail Keokuk County
Jesup Jail City Jail Buchanan County
Jefferson Jail City Jail Greene County
Lake Park Jail City Jail DIckinson County
La Porte Jail City Jail Black Hawk County
Maquoketa Jail City Jail Jackson County
Manchester Jail City Jail Delaware County
Marengo Jail City Jail Iowa County
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