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The Independence Jail is a minimum-security detention center for adults that opened in the year of 1984.

Those who are arrested within the city limits are taken to the Independence Jail where they are processed at the intake. This is where the offenders are fingerprinted and booked. Offenders are housed in single-person cells and are provided with three meals a day.

The Independence Jail is a short term facility so the offenders are transported to the county jail if they are denied bail. However, a majority of the arrestees within this facility are eligible for bail.

Independence Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Independence Jail
Facility Type: City Jail
Address: Buchanan County Courthouse 210 5th Avenue Northeast, Independence, IA, 50644
Phone: 319-334-2520
Facility Type: Adult
City: Independence
Postal Code: 50644
State: Iowa
County: Buchanan County
Official Website: http://www.independenceia.com/

How to Find Someone in Independence Jail

The Independence Jail has an offender locator on its website. To do an inmate search you will need to enter the offender's first and last name to learn their housing location. This database will not show the inmates’ records that have been released or that have escaped.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You are allowed to send inmates written letters from home. If you would like to send reading material to a loved one in jail make sure it is sent directly from the publisher to the Independence Jail.

Sending Money

If you would like to fund an offender's trust account that is held at the Independence Jail you will need to contact the jail personnel at 319-334-2520.

Phone calls

Offenders are allowed to make phone calls to their loved ones. They will need to set up a phone account before they can make phone calls. You can find the instructions here.

Visitation

Visitation days at the Independence Jail are on the even and odd system by the inmate’s last number of his Doc number in conjunction with the date. Odd number doc numbers have visitations on odd number days even numbers on even number days. There are no visits on the 31st of every month.

Visitors must be registered at least one hour before the last hour of visitation. You will also be required to present your government-issued photo ID card. All minors under the age of 18 must be an immediate family member to the inmate and be accompanied by a legal guardian that is also on the inmate’s approved visitors list.

During your visitation at the Independence Jail, you or the offender is not allowed to use the restroom. If someone needs to use the restroom the visit will be over. Not including infants and toddlers, 3 visitors are allowed to visit at a time. Offenders are allowed to have two visits each week.

Visiting Hours

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
Holiday

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

Directions

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