Polk County Jail - New, IA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: October 29, 2020
Polk County Jail – New

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Opened since 1999, the Polk County Jail - New is a medium-security detention center located in Des Moines, Iowa. This county jail is operated by Polk County Sheriff’s Department. The 80,000-square-foot correctional facility has a capacity of 1500 inmates.

Inmates are offered different programs while serving time at this Polk County Jail - New. 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.

Polk County Jail - New - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Polk County Jail – New

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1985 NE 51st Place, Des Moines, IA, 50313

  • Phone

    515-323-5400

  • Capacity

    1500

  • City

    Des Moines

  • Postal Code

    50313

  • State

    Iowa

  • Country

    Polk County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Polk County Jail – New

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1985 NE 51st Place, Des Moines, IA, 50313

  • Phone

    515-323-5400

  • Capacity

    1500

  • Country

    Polk County

  • City

    Des Moines

  • Postal Code

    50313

  • State

    Iowa

  • Official Website

    Website

Polk County Sheriff's Office

  • Address

    2309 Euclid Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, 50310

  • Phone

    515-286-3800

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

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

To search for an inmate at Polk County Jail - New, use the Polk 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

Polk County Jail - New 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 515-323-5400 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 Polk County Jail - New 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:

Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Inmate name
Cell, Inmate # 123456
1985 NE 51st Place, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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 Polk 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

Polk County Jail - New 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 Polk County Jail - New 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 Polk County Jail - New’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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