Located in Wapello, Iowa, and run by the Louisa County Sheriff’s Department, the Louisa County Jail houses inmates in the county from low level to higher level crimes.
Every year Louisa County Jail averages 3500 bookings, with a daily average of 175 Inmates and a staff of 43.
The facility currently has 159 general population beds, 13 fixed beds for booking, 1 padded cell, 1 medical isolation cell, and 1 large intake holding cell for overflow inmates. Twenty-eight of the 175 beds are for female inmates.
The Louisa County Jail currently employs:
- One Jail Commander
- Three Lieutenants
- Three Sergeants
- Three Corporals
- Twenty Officers
The Louisa County Inmates are provided three meals a day that are approved by a dietician in accordance with the Iowa Nutritional Standards. The kitchen staff oversees the food preparation and delivery.
Family and Friends of inmates are permitted to:
• Receive phone calls from inmates
• Send inmates commissary money
• Receive and send inmates mail
• Visit inmates during visiting hours
Inmates in Louisa County Jail are provided with a variety of programs including a GED program, 12-step meetings, religious services, and more.
On August 17, 2014, the Louisa County Jail was awarded full accreditation under the Core Standards.
Louisa County Sheriff's Office
|Address:||12635 County Road G56, Wapello, Iowa, 52653|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Louisa County Jail
12635 County Road G56 Suite 102, Wapello, IA, 52653
Louisa County Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Louisa County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||12635 County Road G56 Suite 102, Wapello, IA, 52653|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|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|