The Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center, located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is a 263-bed direct supervision facility located at the Law Enforcement Center. The Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center is a medium to a maximum-security facility.
Every year this facility has 7000 Bookings, with a daily average of 350 Inmates and a staff of 87.
Inmates range from low-level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes. The security level at Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center is high.
Correctional officers in Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, worker, and inmates from violence.
All of the inmates serving time in the Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Pottawattamie County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. Any inmate who has a longer time to serve will be sentenced to a Iowa prison.
Housing units are staffed 24 hours a day by correctional officers who organize all of the activities in the jail.
Female inmates in custody are currently housed at the Ramsey County Workhouse.
Programs offered to Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center inmates include:
- Inmates Motivated to Change
- Outreach Program
- Community and Guest Speakers
- Resource Fair
- Motivational Conferences
- Re-Entry Assistance Program
Pottawattamie County Sheriffs Department / Pottawattamie County Jail
|Address:||1400 Big Lake Road, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 51501|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center
629 6th Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center Prison Information
|Jail Name||Southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||629 6th Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501|
|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|