Pottawattamie County Jail

Pottawattamie County Jail, IA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: March 9, 2021
Location 1400 Big Lake Road, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
Official Website http://www.pottcountysheriff.com/divisions/corrections.php

The Pottawattamie County Jail is arranged in Gathering Feigns, Iowa. The Pottawattamie County Jail opened its entryways in 1999. At the point when the office opened, they were simply authorized to hold up to 288 detainees at some random time. 

The Pottawattamie County Jail is an all-security office. All security meaning the jail can house least, medium, and most extreme security detainees. The most extreme security prisoners will be housed in single cells while the least security detainees will be housed in quarters-style units. 

The Pottawattamie County Jail uses direct oversight. This was created by using the experience and information on all staff representatives, clients of the office, criminal equity offices, and different expert specialists.

Inmate Search

A rundown of current detainees can be found on our site here or under the menu above. 

Inmate Mail

Letters sent to prisoners should contain the detainee’s complete name as a component of the location. The jail won’t accept certain items. Things such as indecent or explicit materials, personal checks, clerk’s check, envelopes or postage stamps, food, or books not sent from the distributor will not get accepted. Prisoners will get copies of the mail. 

Inmate Money

Please send a money order in a separate envelope. Do not send money orders with letters. Money orders should be sent separately ALWAYS.

Inmate Calls

Most detainees have day by day admittance to phones in their lodging units. Detainees can’t get incoming calls and no directives for prisoners will be taken by Confinement staff except if it is a certain crisis. After the booking cycle, all calls by detainees are gathered and the monetary duty of the beneficiary. 

May 15, 2018, Prisoner telephone utilities are furnished through an agreement with TurnKey. Go to https://secure.inmatecanteen.com/to set up a record or put cash on a detainee’s calling or bottle account.

Inmate Visits

The Pottawattamie County Jail urges detainees to keep up binds with their families and companions through customary visits. These visits are directed at all prohibitive way conceivable to stay steady with wellbeing and security concerns, arrangement prerequisites, and space accessibility. The Pottawattamie County Jail uses a video appearance framework for normal visits.

Pottawattamie County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Pottawattamie County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 1400 Big Lake Road, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
Capacity 288
Facility Type Adult
City Council Bluffs
Postal Code 51501
State Iowa
County Pottawattamie County
Official Website http://www.pottcountysheriff.com/divisions/corrections.php

Pottawattamie County Sheriffs Department / Pottawattamie County Jail

Address 1400 Big Lake Road, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 51501
Phone 712-328-5737
Website website

Visiting 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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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