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.
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:
|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|