Street Address:
511 S Capitol St 
Iowa City, IA 52240 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2540 
Iowa City, IA 52244

Phone: 319-356-6020, ext. 5

Fax: 319-339-6121

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate visitation times are determined by the first letter of the inmate's last name (schedule listed below). Visitation times are from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM OR 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

Names A-L: Monday

Names A-L: Wednesday

Names A-L: Friday

Names M-Z: Tuesday

Names M-Z: Thursday

Names M-Z: Sunday

Visitors are required to show a picture ID and sign a log. A parent or legal guardian must accompany anyone under 18 years of age. Visitation is limited to 20 minutes total. Inmates will only be allowed to visit during one session per day.

Inmate Canteen

Information about inmate canteen accounts can be found below:


The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has Zero Tolerance policy towards all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is responsible for handling all administrative and criminal investigations regarding any alleged harassment or sexual abuse.  The results of the investigation may be submitted to the Johnson County Attorney for their review and potential prosecution.

In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003; the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office shall protect inmates from sexual assault, sexual harassment, inmates who engage in sex with employees, and inmate-inmate sexual assault. Violations of this nature affect security and staff safety, and pose long-term risks to inmates and staff inside the Johnson County Jail and to the public when victimized inmates are released into the community.


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Jail Photo Tour

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