Des Moines City Jail, IA Prison Inmates
- Des Moines
- Postal Code
- Polk County
- Phone Number
- City Jail
- 215 East Seventh Street, Des Moines, IA, 50319
- Official Website
About Des Moines City Jail
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At the Des Moines City Jail, inmates will have some work benefits. They can work in in the kitchen, laundry room, or commissary. These jobs will help them learn skills and responsibility while also earning compensation. Des Moines City Jail tries to help prepare inmates for returning to society.
The easiest way to find an inmate is to search online here. You can also call the general information phone number to make an inquiry about an inmate at 515-725-6090. When looking for an inmate, have available his full legal name and his date of birth.
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Sending a Mail/Care Package
Inmates at the Des Moines City Jail can send or receive mail via the USPS. It is processed Monday through Friday. Be aware that any mail you send will be open and read.
Inmates now have access to mail electronically. The mail you send will get scanned and delivered to inmates on tablets. Do not include any inappropriate messages or the mail will not be delivered to the inmates.
Send mail to:
Smart Communications – Des Moines City Jail
Inmate’s Name – ID number
215 East Seventh Street, Des Moines, IA, 50319
You can send money either at the kiosk in the lobby of the Des Moines City Jail or by submitting it online. The lobby kiosk is open 24 hours a day, and at the kiosk you can pay by cash or credit card. You will need to know the inmate's ID number to deposit money.
You can pay online here
It might take 24-48 hours for the inmate to have access to the money you deposit.
Inmates can make phone calls up to 15 minutes in length, and you should know the calls will be recorded and monitored.
Inmates can either call you collect or use a prepaid account. You can set up an account, and pay for minutes, online through Securus.
Video visitation is available at the Des Moines City Jail. Again, you will need to create an account ahead of time with Securus. After you have an account set up, you can schedule visits online.
The video kiosks for visitation are in the lobby of the Adult Detention Center (Annex), located at 215 East Seventh Street, Des Moines, IA, 50319. You can do a video visit any day of the week between 9AM and 11PM.
While it is a video chat, you will still be showing up at the Des Moines City Jail. Remember to dress conservatively and not bring in any contraband items.
Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.