Iowa Inmate Search

Perform a free Iowa public inmate records search, including inmate rosters, lists, locators, lookups, inquiries, and active jail inmates.


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Iowa Department of Corrections Inmate Search Search Iowa Department of Corrections offenders by name, birth date, location and offense.

Union County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Union County, Iowa inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Union County Sheriff's Office Website View Union County Sheriff's Office general information page, including contacts, address, telephone numbers, email, jail visitation, sex offender and hours.

Van Buren County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Van Buren County, Iowa inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Van Buren County Website (Iowa) View Van Buren County webpage including contact details for the Sheriff's office.

Wapello County Sheriff's Office Website View Wapello County Sheriff's Office home page with general information on the sheriff and jail policies.

Warren County Sheriff Website View Warren County Sheriff home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Washington County Sheriff's Office Website View Washington County Sheriff's Office website for general information including contact information and links to other services.

Wayne County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Wayne County, Iowa inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Winnebago County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Winnebago County, Iowa inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Winnebago County Jail Website View Winnebago County jail's general information page, including contact and visitation information.

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office Website View Winnebago County Sheriff's Office information including address, phone number, mission statement and a link to jail information.

Winneshiek County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Winneshiek County, Iowa inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Winneshiek County Sheriff Website View Winneshiek County Sheriff general information including news releases, office hours, and contact information.

Woodbury County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Woodbury County, Iowa inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Woodbury County Sheriff's Office Website View Woodbury County Sheriff's Office webpage, including a mission statement, tips, and gun permit information.

Worth County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Worth County, Iowa inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Worth County Sheriff's Office Website View Worth County Sheriff's Office general information webpage page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Wright County Inmate Search & Jail Roster Search Wright County, Iowa inmate roster by first and last name, gender, DOB, and find visitation, contact, and commissary program policies.

Wright County Sheriff Website View Wright County Sheriff webpage, including a mission statement, duties, and contact information.

Find Iowa Inmate Records

Iowa Inmate Searches provide information about current and former inmates incarcerated in city, County, Iowa State, and Federal prisons. Jails and Prisons in IA, are required to keep public records on all prisoners who have been incarcerated at their facilities. Iowa offender searches can be useful in locating the whereabouts of inmates, lookup criminal offenses and sentences, and find information about contacting and visiting inmates.

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Find Inmate Records in Iowa

Iowa inmate records provide information about individuals who have been incarcerated in Iowa. IA Inmate Searches provide these records and display information about an inmate's name and any known aliases, their age, race, and gender. These records also contain information about the Iowa inmate, including their identification number, location of incarceration, release date, and details of the inmate's criminal history.

IA Background Checks

Employers, local Police, Sheriff's, and other law enforcement agencies in Iowa conduct background checks on individuals to investigate an individual's criminal history. Iowa inmate searches and background checks can provide information on whether an individual has been incarcerated and can be useful to assess whether a former inmate poses a public threat. Background checks must be conducted in accordance with Iowa privacy laws.

Contacting & Visiting Iowa Inmates

Families can locate family members who are Iowa inmates using inmate finders and lookups. Search results from inmate finders can provide contact information for prisoners in County, Iowa State, and Federal jails and prisons. Inmates who have been transferred to another prison or jail facility can be located with Iowa inmate searches. These inmate records may provide inmate contact information, visitation hours, phone calls, and directions on how to send money to incarcerated individuals.

IA Inmate Records

Jails and prisons in Iowa provide information about inmates with inmate records. These records provide information about prisoner sentences, demographics, and other data useful to criminal researchers and sociologists who study criminal behavior. IA Police and Sheriff Departments use these records to understand crime trends. Iowa inmate lookups provide public records from Federal and State prison systems. Iowa inmate locator databases can help the public discover records from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC).