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Altoona Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: August 5, 2020
515-967-5132
407 8th Street Southeast, Altoona, IA, 50009
Altoona Jail


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Altoona, Iowa is home to the Altoona Jail. The Altoona Jail is operated by the Altoona Police Department.

The Altoona Jail is strictly a short-term holding pen for these inmates. When an inmate is arrested throughout the city, they will be brought here.

Most of the crimes that will occur will not be eligible for bail meaning these inmates will be stuck here until they are done with their sentence or trial.

Majority of inmates who receives a sentence will be transferred to the county jail to serve out their time.

How to Find Someone in Altoona Jail

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With the revolving door known as the Altoona Jail, keeping an updated inmate roster can be a tricky task.

This means if you are trying to gain some information about an inmate who may or may not be in the current custody of the Altoona Jail, you will need to call them.

You will not be able to find this information online in a database just yet.

Send a Mail/Package

All mail going in and out of the Altoona Jail will be checked for safety purposes. All mail will be required to have the inmates name and information along with the sender’s information. If it fails to have any information, it will be returned.

Sending Money

The only way you can send an inmate in the Altoona Jail money is by mailing them a money order. The money order will need to have their information on it. If it fails to have the inmate’s information on it, the money order will be sent back to the sender.

Phone Calls

All calls from the Altoona Jail will be collect calls. You will be the party responsible for paying for these calls.

All calls are limited to 15-minutes. All calls will be monitored and occasionally recorded.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Altoona Jail
407 8th Street Southeast, Altoona, IA, 50009

Altoona Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Altoona Jail
Jail Type City Jail
Location 407 8th Street Southeast, Altoona, IA, 50009
Phone 515-967-5132
City Altoona
Postal Code 50009
State Iowa
County Polk County

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Visitation Hours

Visitation hours at the Altoona Jail will be held on weekdays starting at 8 am to 9 pm. The Altoona Jail will also have weekend visitation hours from 8 am to 3 pm.

You will not be allowed to bring anything into the Altoona Jail. You will be searched by a correctional officer upon entering the jail.

If you refuse to be searched, you will be denied visitation. Please also note that you can be in trouble with the law and be allowed to visit an inmate in the Altoona Jail as well.

Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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
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