Ames Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: March 2, 2020
515 Clark Avenue, Ames, IA, 50010
Ames Jail

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The Ames Jail serves the city of Ames in Iowa. The Ames Jail is operated and managed by the Ames Police Department.

The inmates who are in the Ames Jail were picked up by the Ames Police Department for committing a crime within the city limits.

These inmates are in the Ames Jail because they couldn’t post bail, or they were not eligible to receive bail. These inmates will only get out of the Ames Jail once they see a judge or they will get transferred off to the county facility.

How to Find Someone in Ames Jail

Trying to find out information about in a city jail is a quite daunting task. You will need to locate the number available for the Ames Jail and talk to a correctional officer.

The correctional officer will be able to give out the basic information on an inmate. So, if you have questions about the case or the crime the inmate committed, you will not get your answers from the Ames Jail correctional officer.

You will be better off calling the inmate’s legal counsel.

Send a Mail/Package

Sending mail in the Ames Jail is going to be one of the few ways you can stay in communication with an inmate.

Sending mail to the Ames Jail will be a more economical way to stay in contact with them.

You will only be permitted to send letters and photos to the inmates. Keep in mind you are going to be permitted up to 3 photos at one time.

Sending Money

Money can be used to purchase snacks, beverages, and other items from the commissary. Money will also be used to help pay the fees that the inmate racks up as well. Money orders only. No cash.

Phone Calls

You will not be permitted to call and leave a message for an inmate in the Ames Jail. You will be required to wait for the inmate to call you from the facility.

Inmates will only have access to making collect calls. If you do not have a landline phone, you will not receive these calls.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Ames Jail
515 Clark Avenue, Ames, IA, 50010

Ames Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Ames Jail
Jail Type City Jail
Location 515 Clark Avenue, Ames, IA, 50010
Phone 515-239-5133
City Ames
Postal Code 50010
State Iowa
County Story County
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Visitation Hours

The Ames Jail will allow you to come down to the facility daily to visit the inmate. Visitation will run from 8 am to 9 pm on Mondays through Fridays and 8 am to 3 pm on weekends.

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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