Benton County Jail, IA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: June 13, 2020
Benton County Jail

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Opened since 1999, the Benton County Jail is a medium-security detention center located in Vinton, Iowa. This county jail is operated by Benton County Sheriff’s Department. The 80,000-square-foot correctional facility has a capacity of 35 inmates.

Inmates are offered different programs while serving time at this Benton County Jail. Some of the programs offered are substance abuse programs and religious programs including religious services and Bible studies. Inmates are encouraged to participate in recreation each day as well.

Benton County Jail - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Benton County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349

  • Phone

    319-472-2337

  • Capacity

    35

  • City

    Vinton

  • Postal Code

    52349

  • State

    Iowa

  • Country

    Benton County

  • Facility Name

    Benton County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349

  • Phone

    319-472-2337

  • Capacity

    35

  • Country

    Benton County

  • City

    Vinton

  • Postal Code

    52349

  • State

    Iowa

Benton County Sheriffs Department / Benton County Jail

  • Address

    113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, Iowa, 52349

  • Phone

    319-472-2337

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

To search for an inmate at Benton County Jail, use the Benton County Sheriff’s Office search. Here you will find a list of inmates who have been booked at the jail in the last 24 hours. If you click on an inmate, you will see basic information about him or her including charges, and mugshots.

Inmate Bookings

Benton County Jail offers an automated way for you to get inmate-specific and general facility information directly over the phone. This information is updated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

DIAL 319-472-2337 to hear:

  • Criminal Charges

  • Bond Information

  • Court Information

  • Visitation Times

  • Projected Release Dates

  • Phone Account Funding

  • Jail Voicemail

You can use this automated system that is provided for you to access information regarding an inmate’s criminal charges, bond information, and court information.

Send a Mail/Package

The Benton County Jail only accepts inmate mail in the form of postcards with the maximum dimension of 5-1/2 inches tall and 8-1/2 inches wide. If the postcard looks or appears to be tampered with, it will be rejected and returned to sender.

To send a postcard, address it as follows:

Benton County Sheriff’s Office
Inmate name
Cell, Inmate # 123456
113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349

Inmate mail cannot contain any violent or obscene related material. No current inmate-to-inmate mail will be allowed and will be destroyed.

Inmates may receive magazines and books as long as they are sent directly from a publisher.

Sending Money

If you want to send money to an inmate, you can do it in several ways.

There is a kiosk located in the lobby of the Benton County Justice Center. The lobby kiosk will accept cash, credit and debit cards.

You can go online or mobile device to add money to an inmate’s account. Go to www.smartdeposit.com.

You can also make a deposit by phone by calling 1-866-394-0490.

To make a deposit you need the jail’s name, the inmate’s first and last name, and the inmate’s ID number.

Phone Calls

Benton County Jail uses Securus Technologies as a provider for inmate phone calls. Friends and family of inmates can set up an account and add funds directly to the account. You can sign up on the website or call 1 (800) 844-6591.

Visitation Rules

Inmates at Benton County Jail may receive visits from those individuals whose names have been submitted and approved on an Authorized Visitation List. These lists are limited to five (5) visitors’ maximum.

Visitation schedules are posted in each housing unit, and this information is not released to the public, so you will need to get this information from the inmate you wish to visit.

All visitors must have acceptable identification. This includes a driver’s license with picture identification, military ID, or another verifiable picture ID. No cell phones or personal belongings are allowed in the Benton County Jail’s visitation area.

Proper clothing is required at all times. Shoes and shirts must be worn. Revealing clothing is not allowed.

All children must be supervised at all times during visitation and accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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