Ames City Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information
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The Ames City Jail is a medium security jail for adult offenders in Ames, Iowa. The Ames Police Department in charge of operating the Ames City Jail.
Offenders are fingerprinted, photographed and told what their charges are when they are arrested and taken to a city jail.
Ames City Jail is short term facilities. The individuals that are held in this facility are awaiting trial and not yet sentenced or sentenced and waiting to be transferred to a more permanent location.
- Facility Name
- Ames City Jail
- Facility Type
- City Jail
- Armory Building Room 55, Ames, IA, 50011
- 515-294-4428, 515-294-6762
- Postal Code
- Story County
- Official Website
- 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
- Holiday Closed
There are two ways you can search for an inmate. You will need to get to the Ames City Jail website to do your search. From there you will be able to search for an inmate by their first and last name. You can also search for an inmate by one of the following criteria:
When doing an inmate search you also have the option to include released inmates.
Sending a Mail
Inmates at Ames City Jail are allowed to send and receive as many letters as they like. Be sure that the inmate’s number and the housing location is on the envelope. All mail gets inspected before the inmate gets to open it. Any mail that is offensive or a threat to safety and security will be returned to the sender.
Public Records Online Search
Criminal Records and Contact Info aggregated from real law enforcement agencies and government court houses.
You can fund an inmate’s account so they can make purchases from the commissary which is also known as the canteen. You can choose one of the following options:
Kiosk - There is a kiosk that can be found in the lobby of the Ames City Jail. You can transfer funds using cash, MasterCard or Visa at the Kiosk.
By Phone - By calling toll free 515-294-4428, 515-294-6762 you will be able to transfer funds into an inmate’s account using your Visa or MasterCard.
Online - ACCESSCORRECTIONS is an electronic service that you can use to transfer funds into an inmate’s account. You will be able to use your Visa or MasterCard to make the transfer.
Inmates are allowed to make phone calls to friends and family. You are more than welcome to set up a prepaid service for your loved one in jail by visiting the phone service provider or calling them toll-free 515-294-4428, 515-294-6762 .
All inmates at Ames City Jail are allowed to have one visitation a week. However, trustees are allowed to have two visitations a week. You will need to schedule your visitation anywhere from 24 hours to 1 week ahead of time.
Video visitations are allowed but will cost you $15.00 and will last 30 minutes. You will want to be set up and ready for the video visitation several minutes before the visitation starts.
If you are going to the jail to visit an inmate at Ames City Jail you will want to make sure you are dressed modestly and avoid any revealing clothing.
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.