Davenport Jail & Prison

Find Davenport Iowa jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries. Jails and prisons provide information on inmate searches, rosters, lookups, lists, records, and mugshot photos.


Scott County Jail 400 West 4th Street Davenport IA 52801 563-326-8750


Scott County Jail Annex 4715 Tremont Avenue Davenport IA 52807 563-326-8750

Scott County Juvenile Detention Center 500 West 4th Street Davenport IA 52801 563-326-8686

About Jails & Prisons

A Davenport Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Davenport, IA where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Davenport Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Davenport Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Davenport inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Davenport background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates
Davenport Inmate Searches

All levels of Davenport Jails and Prisons provide information about inmates upon request. You may contact correctional facilities to search for inmates. Detention facilities in Davenport, IA provide details of Jail and Prison rosters, inmate contact information, visitation policies and procedures, and how send money to loved ones who may be incarcerated. Davenport inmate searches and lookups are available by contacting Davenport Jails,, Iowa State, and Federal Prisons.

Davenport Jails

Jails are government facilities in the county criminal justice system. A Lockup is a particular type of Jail that serves as a temporary holding facility, attached to the Police Department or Sheriff's Department, which houses suspects while they await bail or transport to another Jail.

Prisons in Davenport, Iowa

Davenport Prisons can be categorized by level of security: minimum, medium, or maximum. Minimum Security Prisons allow inmates considerable daily movement and are intended for non-violent criminals and inmates who pose little risk of escape or threat to prison staff or other inmates. Medium Security Prisons are somewhat more restrictive facilities, but still allow for daily movement and house inmates in housing units instead of cells. Maximum Security Prisons are reserved for the most violent offenders and those who pose the highest escape threat, and these facilities place the greatest restrictions on inmates.

In Iowa, State Prisons are run by a Department of Corrections (DOC) or the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Federal Prisons are the responsibility of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP). While most prisons are owned and operated by government agencies, many prisons have been privatized. Private prisons are owned and operated by for-profit companies under contract with government agencies, though oversight of private prisons remains the responsibility of, Iowa State, and Federal Government.