Jefferson County Jail, IA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: November 10, 2021
Jefferson County Jail

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  • 1200 West Grimes Avenue, Fairfield, IA, 52556
  • 641-472-4146

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Opened since 1984, Jefferson County Jail is a medium-security detention center located in Fairfield, Iowa. This facility was originally designed to house a total of 39 inmates, but by 2004, the Jefferson County Jail experienced over a 240% increase in the average daily population for the facility and needed to expand.

Currently, 40 Corrections Deputies, 5 Corrections Sergeants, and 1 Lieutenant are responsible for providing safe and secure housing for inmates being held in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.

Jefferson County Jail offers a Jail Alternatives Program which offers alternative programs to qualifying inmates. Such alternatives include Work Release, Community Service, and Electronic Home Monitoring.

Jefferson County Jail - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Jefferson County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1200 West Grimes Avenue, Fairfield, IA, 52556

  • Phone

    641-472-4146

  • Capacity

    39

  • City

    Fairfield

  • Postal Code

    52556

  • State

    Iowa

  • Country

    Jefferson County

  • Facility Name

    Jefferson County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1200 West Grimes Avenue, Fairfield, IA, 52556

  • Phone

    641-472-4146

  • Capacity

    39

  • Country

    Jefferson County

  • City

    Fairfield

  • Postal Code

    52556

  • State

    Iowa

Jefferson County Law Center

  • Address

    1200 West Grimes Avenue, Fairfield, Iowa, 52556

  • Phone

    641-472-4146

  • Website

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To search for an inmate housed at Jefferson County Jail, click here This report lists the names and basic information of each inmate and is updated every 15 minutes.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Jefferson County Jail may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

When addressing the envelope to an inmate, use the following format:

Name of the Inmate
C/O Jefferson County Jail
1200 West Grimes Avenue, Fairfield, IA, 52556

Magazines and books may be sent to an inmate if they are directly from the publisher. Inmates are not allowed to be mailed packages, although family and friends can order them items and goods through iCare.

Sending Money

The Jefferson County Jail accepts money for inmates 24 hours a day via the kiosk in the jail lobby. The kiosk accepts cash and credit/debit cards. Money orders will be accepted through the mail. All money orders must be made out to "Jefferson County Jail". Money can also be sent to the inmate’s account online using JPay services.

The Jefferson County Jail does not accept personal checks for inmates.

Phone Calls

Inmates are allowed to make outgoing calls using the phone system, SECURUS Technologies. All of the calls are prepaid, and you can add funds to your inmate’s account anytime. If you have questions about setting up an account, you can call Jefferson County Jail at 641-472-4146.

Visitation Rules

Visitation occurs via video from the visitor’s home/device or in the lobby of the Jefferson County Community Justice Center which is located at 1200 West Grimes Avenue, Fairfield, IA, 52556. Inmates are usually allowed one 40-minute visits per week. Each inmate may have two visitors at a time.

ONSITE video visitation:

  • Once per week per inmate

  • You can schedule an appointment online or at the Jefferson County Jail lobby

  • Minors (under 18 years of age) must be supervised by an approved adult during the entire duration of the visit.

  • Anyone appearing to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will not be allowed to visit

  • All visitors must wear appropriate clothing including shoes and shirts.

  • Jail staff may refuse a visit due to inappropriate dress or conduct while visiting

To be eligible for an OFFSITE video visitation you must:

Offsite visitors must provide their own equipment and the necessary internet connections to participate in video visiting.

Visitation must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance, but no more than 14 days in advance.

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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