About Ames Jail
Ames Jail offender search: Booking Date, Facility, Custody, Arrests, Probation Sentences, Jail Roster, Race, Who's in jail, Bookings, Mugshots, Booking Number, Warrants, Loc, Arrest Date, Current Housing Block, Court Type, Bond, Release Date.
Ames, Iowa is home to the Ames Jail. The Ames Jail main mission is to ensure that all offenders have a safe and secure place where they cannot hurt or harm anyone else in the community.
The Ames Jail will house not only offenders who are serving time, but inmates who are also waiting to start their trial as well.
The Ames City Police Department runs the Ames Jail.
The Ames Jail does not currently (as of 2020) have their records or custody report available for you to search through online.
What does this mean for you?
This means that you will be required to get in contact with them using the telephone number provided to find out the information that you are looking for.
Please when calling the Ames Jail that you have the inmates first and last name available.
Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check
Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports
Sending a Mail/Care Package
Yes, you will be permitted to send mail to the Ames Jail. Please refrain from trying to send greeting cards along with photos. These two items will not be accepted. You are only allowed to send handwritten letters to the inmate.
When sending letters also refrain from using the following:
If your letter contains any of the above, your letter will be returned to you as it will be refused by the Ames Jail.
Yes, your inmate may ask you to send them money while they are sitting behind bars in the Ames Jail. The inmate can use this money to pay off fees or purchase what they need in the jail’s commissary store.
You will need to drop off all money orders that have the inmate’s name and information on it to the correctional officer in the lobby of the correctional facility.
You will never be permitted to contact the Ames Jail inmate. You will be required by the Ames Jail to wait for the inmate to call you. Inmates will be allowed to use the phones during the day typically between 7 am to 7 pm.
All calls are monitored for your safety.
If you are looking to visit an inmate in the Ames Jail, please call them to locate the most up to date visitation schedule.
Do not go to the facility before finding out when the visitation is held.
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
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.