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About Iowa Department of Corrections

The Iowa Department of Corrections is the agency that is not only responsible for those who are housed in one of their many facilities within the state of Iowa, but they are also responsible for many other services as well.

The Iowa Department of Corrections tries, and use being jailed as their last resort option. The Iowa Department of Corrections has many other ways to rehabilitate an offender prior to sending them to jail.

For instance, if an offender is waiting on their trial, they may be kept out into the community under the supervision of the agency if all requirements are met.

The Iowa Department of Corrections is also responsible for individuals on probation as well. All individuals on probation will be required to meet up with their probation officer during their required time. If they fail to do so, they can be incarcerated in one of the facilities.

Basic Information

Types of Correctional Facilities in Iowa

Iowa Prisons and Jails

Correctional Facility Name
Type
County
Nashua City Jail City Jail Chickasaw County
Monona City Jail City Jail Clayton County
Missouri Valley City Jail City Jail Harrison County
Mitchellville City Jail City Jail Polk County
Mechanicsville City Jail City Jail Cedar County
Marquette City Jail City Jail Clayton County
Madrid City Jail City Jail Boone County
Leon City Jail City Jail Decatur County
Le Mars City Jail City Jail Plymouth County
Keokuk City Jail City Jail Lee County
Iowa City City Jail City Jail Johnson County
Harlan City Jail City Jail Shelby County
Estherville City Jail City Jail Emmet County
Emmetsburg City Jail City Jail Palo Alto County
Elkader City Jail City Jail Clayton County
Des Moines City Jail City Jail Polk County
Decorah City Jail City Jail Winneshiek County
Clarion City Jail City Jail Wright County
Mt. Pleasant Correctional Facility State Prison Henry County
Luster Heights State Prison Camp State Prison Allamakee County
Clarke County Juvenile Detention Center State Prison Clarke County
Woodbury County Juvenile Detention Center State Prison Woodbury County
Newton Correctional Facility State Prison Jasper County
Clarinda Correctional Facility State Prison Page County
Fort Dodge Correctional Institution State Prison Webster County
Anamosa State Penitentiary State Prison Jones County
Iowa Correctional Institution for Women State Prison Jasper County
Iowa State Prison State Prison Lee County
Iowa Medical and Classification Center State Prison Johnson County
North Central Correctional Facility State Prison Calhoun County