Linn County Juvenile Detention Center

Linn County Juvenile Detention Center Information

The Linn County Juvenile Detention Center is a 24 bed jail in the city of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa.

This page provides information on how to search for an inmate in the official jail roster, directions to the facility, and inmate services such as the visitation schedule and policies, funding an inmate's account, mailing them a letter, voicemail, emailing and texting, tablet rentals, bail bond instructions, and commissary purchases.

Phone: 319-892-5735

Physical Address:
800 Walford Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Mailing Address (personal mail):
Linn County Juvenile Detention
800 Walford Road SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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How Do You Find Someone in the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center?

To search for an inmate in the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at 319-892-5735 for the information you are looking for. You can also look up an offender's criminal court case and docket schedule online for Linn County and any other county in Iowa.

Linn County Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Search

The Linn County Juvenile Detention Center maintains an average of 24 offenders in custody on any given day. The Linn County Juvenile Detention Center has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Linn County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 8,500 offenders.

The following charts of Linn County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.

The information is compiled from the Linn County Corrections Department, the state of Iowa Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Linn County.

For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Linn County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.

We also provide photos of the jail that we have collected over the years, and a database of most wanted criminals for Linn County, neighboring counties and the state of Iowa.

Linn County Inmate Race & Ethnicity - 9/30/2023

Race Inmates % Total
White 260 79.75%
Black 38 11.66%
Hispanic or Latino 18 5.52%
American Indian/Native Alaskan 2 0.61%
Asian 6 1.84%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 1 0.31%
Other 1 0.31%
Total 326 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the Linn County Sheriff’s Department, Iowa Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

Linn County Inmate Criminal Charges - 9/30/2023

(many inmates have multiple charges)

Charge Inmates % Total
Felony (3rd Degree) 65 19.94%
Felony (2rd Degree) 61 18.71%
Felony (1st Degree) 0 0.00%
State Jail Felony 21 6.44%
Felony (Uncategorized) 83 25.46%
Misdemeanor (Class A) 96 29.45%
Misdemeanor (Class C) 0 0.00%
Holds 0 0.00%
Uncategorized 0 0.00%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the Linn County Sheriff’s Department, Iowa Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

Linn County Inmate Sex - 9/30/2023

Sex Inmates % Total
Male 292 89.57%
Female 34 10.43%
Total 326 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the Linn County Sheriff’s Department, Iowa Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

Linn County Inmate Age - 9/30/2023

Age Inmates % Total
Under 18 4 1.23%
18-20 16 4.91%
21-24 27 8.28%
25-30 57 17.48%
31-35 55 16.87%
36-40 60 18.40%
41-45 48 14.72%
46-50 20 6.13%
51-55 17 5.21%
56-60 13 3.99%
61-65 5 1.53%
66-75 3 0.92%
76-85 1 0.31%
Total 326 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the Linn County Sheriff’s Department, Iowa Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.
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About the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center
Directions / Map to the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center
Inmate Visitation

How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center? What is the Schedule?

Linn County Juvenile Detention Center Visiting Hours

  • Visits are Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
  • Visits are 45 minutes.
  • Only parents and legal guardians may visit.
  • The parent or legal guardian is allowed to bring a sibling or grandparent, however, visits are limited to two visitors.

Linn County Juvenile Detention Center Visiting Hours

  • Visits are Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
  • Visits are 45 minutes.
  • Only parents and legal guardians may visit.
  • The parent or legal guardian is allowed to bring a sibling or grandparent, however, visits are limited to two visitors.
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Inmate Phone Contact

How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center?

  • Youth in the detention center may speak to parents and/or legal guardians once a day.
  • If parents are in separate households each parent will receive one phone call per day.
  • A phone call is limited to 5 minutes. Parents may use their time and allow siblings and or grandparents speak to the resident. No one else is allowed to be on the phone speaking with the resident.
  • Three way calls are forbidden and can cause a restriction to that parent’s calls.
  • If the phone policy is being abused detention staff may supervise all parental phone calls by their presence or by using the speaker phone. In extreme cases in which the policy has been ignored phone calls can be temporarily suspended.
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Mailing an Inmate

How do I Mail an Inmate in the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center, and what can I send them?

Juvenile Detention Mail Policy

  • Residents will be allowed to send sealed letters to anyone they wish without interruption. However, due to federal law, nothing will be mailed unless proper postage has been included. All letters to residents must come through the U.S. Mail. Letters delivered to the Center by friends will be refused.
  • All incoming letters will be checked by staff (by pressing the unopened letter between the fingers, running it over the edge of a desk, etc.) for indications of contraband. Residents will be asked to open incoming letters in the presence of staff.
  • Any cash sent to a resident will be placed in the resident’s personals envelope, recorded on the personal property inventory and returned to the resident at release. Any cash received in excess of $25.00 will be recorded on the personal property inventory, sealed in an envelope, labeled with the resident’s name and the amount of money and placed in the lock box until it is returned to the resident at release.
  • Resident’s letters, incoming or outgoing, are not to be read by staff except where there is clear and convincing evidence to justify such action (and authorization has been obtained from the Facility Coordinator). If correspondence is read, it is to be in the presence of the youth and the action and the reasons for the action are to be documented and placed in the resident’s file.
  • When a resident receives a package, it must be opened in the presence of a staff person. Contents will be placed in the resident’s personals basket, recorded on the personal property inventory and returned to the resident at release.
  • The facility will not pay for Collect on Delivery (C.O.D.) packages addressed to residents.
  • Any illegal substances or materials found in either letters or packages will be confiscated.
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Other Jails in Linn County

What are the other City and County Jails in Linn County?

Linn County County Jails
Linn County Juvenile Facilities
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Other Jails Nearby

What are the other Jails in the Neighboring Counties surrounding Linn County?

Linn Benton Iowa Johnson Cedar Jones Buchanan Delaware
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Most Wanted Fugitives

Do you have a list of Arrest Warrants, and the Most Wanted Criminals in Linn County, the state of Iowa and the United States?

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