Palo Alto County Jail, IA Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: July 26, 2020
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712-852-3535
2001 11th Street PO Box 126, Emmetsburg, IA, 50536

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The Palo Alto County Jail is a correctional facility located in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

Palo Alto County Jail houses adults in custody for Palo Alto County who have qualified for specific housing classifications, as well as state and federal inmates being held as part of a cooperative regional transportation program.

According to the jail’s webpage, the Corrections Division is committed to providing effective detention, rehabilitation, and transition services to adults in custody.

Staff provides inmate assessments, classification services, mental health, and addiction treatment programs, laundry services, commissary, transportation to and from court or other facilities, and release transition assistance.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office is focused on looking for efficiencies and improving outcomes for the betterment of the adults in custody to shorten jail stays and reduce recidivism.

The following is the address for Palo Alto County Jail:

2001 11th Street
PO Box 126, Emmetsburg, IA, 50536

Palo Alto County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Palo Alto County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 2001 11th Street PO Box 126, Emmetsburg, IA, 50536
Contact Numbers 712-852-3535
City Emmetsburg
Postal Code 50536
State Iowa
County Palo Alto County

Palo Alto County Sheriffs Office / Palo Alto County Jail

Address 2001 11th Street, Emmetsburg, Iowa, 50536
Phone 712-852-3535

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Palo Alto County Jail, search this link. Here you will find the Palo Alto County Jail roster. When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their age

  • Their height/weight

  • Their charges

Sending a Mail

You may send mail, addressed to the inmate, via the US Postal Service to the Palo Alto County Jail facility:

First and last name SWIS #XXXXXX

2001 11th Street
PO Box 126, Emmetsburg, IA, 50536

All incoming mail, books, and magazines will be opened and inspected. Inmate mail will not be held for more than twenty-four (24) hours, excluding weekends and holidays.

You can send the following to an inmate:

  • Personal Mail

  • Legal Mail

  • Books

  • Magazines

An inmate won’t receive anything other than a letter, postcard or greeting card.

Sending Money

All money deposits are made through TouchPay. Deposits can be made online at www.touchpayonline.com or over the telephone at 1-866-232-1899, or at one of the kiosks located in the lobby at the Palo Alto County Jail, or the downtown courthouse.

You will need the inmate's SWIS ID number, and the Palo Alto County pay location code.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Palo Alto County Jail have access to a listing of free calls to public defenders, official agencies, parole and probation officers and certain private attorneys in each housing area. Calls made to any of these numbers are free of charge.

Each call is automatically charged at the designated rate per call to the phone number, which accepts the collect call.

Each personal call is programmed to last no more than fifteen minutes.

To set up a phone account, call 712-852-3535.

Visiting Rules

If you want to visit an inmate in Palo Alto County Jail, the inmate must put you on their visiting list prior to your visit.

You will need to contact the inmate you wish to visit to find out these details so you know when you can visit.

Visiting is on a first come, first served basis. You should plan on arriving at least thirty to sixty minutes prior to the visiting session you plan to attend. The popular times for visiting are the earlier evening sessions.

At Palo Alto County Jail, you may experience a line of people waiting to sign up for visits. An inmate may have a maximum of 3 social visitors per visit, including children. An inmate has only two visit periods per week (from Sunday to Saturday).

Each visit has a maximum length of thirty minutes. Visiting is subject to space availability.

Visitation Hours

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
Holiday
Directions

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