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Buena Vista County Jail

411 Expansion Blvd
P.O. Box 276
Storm Lake, IA 50588

 

Photos and Videos of Buena Vista County Jail

 

Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Buena Vista County Jail:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Buena Vista County Jail
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Buena Vista County Jail
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Buena Vista County Jail Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Buena Vista County Jail
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Buena Vista County Jail

The Buena Vista County Jail, located in the city of Storm Lake, in Buena Vista County, Iowa is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 480 Bookings, with a daily average of 24 Inmates and a staff of 6.

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Buena Vista County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Buena Vista County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Buena Vista County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Buena Vista County Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Iowa State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Buena Vista County Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Iowa Buena Vista 24


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

411 Expansion Blvd
P.O. Box 276
Storm Lake, IA 50588


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

(712) 732-3397

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Buena Vista County Jail
P.O. Box 276
Storm Lake, IA 50588


EMAIL

Jail@bvsheriff.com


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