Polk County Juvenile Detention Center, IA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: August 23, 2021
Polk County Juvenile Detention Center

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Polk County Juvenile Detention Center, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is a medium-security prison run by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

The jail’s mission is to prepare and promote the offender for his or her release. Educational and life skills programs are offered to all inmates.

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Polk County Juvenile Detention Center - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Polk County Juvenile Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1548 Hull Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50316-1397

  • Phone

    515-286-3344

  • City

    Des Moines

  • Postal Code

    50316-1397

  • State

    Iowa

  • Country

    Polk County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Polk County Juvenile Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1548 Hull Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50316-1397

  • Phone

    515-286-3344

  • Country

    Polk County

  • City

    Des Moines

  • Postal Code

    50316-1397

  • State

    Iowa

  • Official Website

    Website

Polk County Sheriff's Office

  • Address

    1985 Northeast 51st Place, Des Moines, Iowa, 50313

  • Phone

    (515) 323-5446

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

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

If you are looking for an inmate in Polk County Juvenile Detention Center, search this link. Here you will see a list of current inmates. When you click on the person you are looking for, you will see some of their basic information such date of birth, charges, and mugshot.

You can also call the jail at 515-286-3344 to enquire about the inmate.

You can also try the Iowa Statewide Inmate page to search for an inmate.

Send a Mail/Package

Send inmate mail to:

Inmate Name
C/O Polk County Juvenile Detention Center
1548 Hull Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50316-1397

Only letters, money orders and approved photos will be given to inmates. Books may be sent to inmate but they must be sent directly from a distributor. Only soft back books are accepted.

All mail will be inspected by jail staff. Mail that contains any material relating to violence or nudity will be discarded.

All mail sent to an inmate at the Polk County Juvenile Detention Center must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard. If there is no return address, the mail will be discarded.

Sending Money

If you want to send money to an inmate at Polk County Juvenile Detention Center, you can either bring it to the jail in person, and jail personnel will apply it to an inmate account or you can use the online service, JPay.

Click here to reach JPay’s website for depositing funds. You will need to register an account, which is free to do and use a debit/credit card for the deposits.

Phone Calls

Inmates are allowed to make phone calls from cell blocks. You may not call the jail and talk to an inmate. Polk County Juvenile Detention Center has contracted with CenturyLink to provide calling and account billing services to inmates. Called parties can establish and fund prepaid calling accounts by phone or internet.

Phone time is every day between 7:00 AM and 7:30 PM. Each call is a maximum of 30 minutes.

Visitation Rules

Polk County Juvenile Detention Center visits are all scheduled by Visitel, an outside company that facilitates visits. All visits are by video monitors that are located in the public onsite visiting area of the jail and in each housing unit.

Visitors will need to set up an account with Visitel in order to schedule a visit or by coming into the jail visiting area and using the Visitel kiosk in the Polk County Juvenile Detention Center lobby.

Visitors will need a state issued driver’s license or ID to complete the registration. Once a visitor is registered, they can schedule a visit with an inmate by following the prompts on the website. All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance of the visit.

The Polk County Juvenile Detention Center requires visitors to dress modestly, for both jail and online visits. Short shorts, mini-skirts, low cut blouses or low cut or sagging pants, bare midriffs, tube tops, spaghetti straps, etc. are not allowed.

Visiting hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

If you have any questions, you can call Polk County Juvenile Detention Center at 515-286-3344.

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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