Iowa Inmate Search


About Iowa Department of Corrections

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.


Basic Information

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

How to Do an Inmate Search in Iowa

When an offender is housed in a state prison, they are the property of the Department of Corrections Division. As stated above every state’s Department of Corrections Division has their own jail roster or database that the general public may use.

The Iowa Department of Corrections offender search database can be found on the official Iowa Department of Corrections website.

You can search the inmate list by using the following pieces of information:

You will see the following pieces of information in the Iowa jails inmate search:

You can click on the inmate’s name to bring up their own personal file. When you do this, you will see the following information:

Types of Correctional Facilities in Iowa

List of Correctional Facilities in Iowa

There are 213 jails and prisons in Iowa.
Showing 201 – 213 of 213 results
Correctional Facility Name Type County
Marion Jail City Jail Linn County
Marshall Jail City Jail Marshall County
Mason Jail City Jail Cerro Gordo County
Monticello Jail City Jail Jones County
Mount Pleasant Jail City Jail Henry County
Mount Vernon Jail City Jail Linn County
Muscatine Jail City Jail Muscatine County
Nevada Jail City Jail Story County
Norwalk Jail City Jail Warren County
North Liberty Jail City Jail Johnson County
Oskaloosa Jail City Jail Mahaska County
Pella Jail City Jail Marion County
Pleasant Hill Jail City Jail Polk County
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