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Hardin County Correctional Center

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1116 14th Ave, Eldora, IA 50627, USA, Iowa, USA 50627

This facility is for adult inmates.Hardin County IA Correctional Center (ICE) - Immigration Detainee Locator The Hardin County Correctional Center is a detention center or county jail intended for the incarceration of persons charged with state or local crimes persons serving sentences under court order persons waiting trial persons waiting extradition to another jurisdiction or state detainees from other local agencies under jurisdiction al agreement The Hardin County Law Enforcement Center was completed in July 2000 and houses the Sheriff's Office, E911 Communications Center, and the Correctional Center, which is the facility that constitutes the county jail. Immigration & Customs Enforcement The jail is also a detention facility for the Department of Homeland Security Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Therefore, this facility is required to meet both state and federal detention standards as monitored by the Iowa Department of Corrections and the ICE Inspections Bureau. The jail proudly meets and exceeds those standards and enjoys a good relationship with many different agencies. Detainees The center holds a wide variety of detainees on the local, state, and federal levels. One may encounter a local citizen charged with a relatively minor charge to a state offender waiting a return to prison to a federal immigration detainee awaiting deportation, depending on classification status. The foreign national population is a diverse group in itself which represents a large number of foreign countries. The correctional staff learn to understand many different cultures, values, and habits of a vast world-wide population. Secure Area The secure area of the center consists of: 8 units or pods and 3 holding cells Booking room Commissary room Control room Library Medical office Pod Security Levels Within the eight pods, a variety of detainees are housed in three security levels: Routine Supervision Closely Supervised Special Status Care is also given to separate different genders, court status, and juveniles. Pod Facilities The center contains 90 beds and room for 8 detainees in the holding areas. Each pod has fixtures such as a television, shower, tables and chairs, and a telephone. Detainees who are not under disciplinary action for misbehavior are allowed these amenities from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. During the night hours, the detainees are required to remain in their individual or group sleeping areas. If you need information about a detainee that is housed at this facility, you may call (641) 939-8194 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. When you call, please have the individual’s biographical information ready, including first, last and hyphenated names, any aliases he or she may use, date of birth and country of birth. Detainees cannot receive incoming calls. If you need to get in touch with a detainee to leave an urgent message, you must call (641) 939-8194 and leave the detainee’s full name, alien registration number and your name and telephone number where you can be reached. The detainee will be given your message. Money & Personal Items For security reasons, the only item or article allowed to be accepted through this office is money. The facility does provide a number of detainee conveniences which are deducted from personal funds. Outside Vendor Conveniences Services available for a common market fee through an outside vendor include: Telephone time Commissary Detainee Snacks Brand name hygiene products Haircuts, etc. Visitors may deposit money into inmate accounts at the facility through an automated teller service. Funds deposited in this manner must be in the form of cash, credit or debit card. Processing Fee Funds deposited at the facility, either for inmate accounts or bond are subject to a processing fee through the automated teller service. Deposit Online Deposits may be made online by creating an account through the JailATM website. Follow the simple prompts to set up an account by clicking the "Sign In" button. Deposit Through Mail Alternatively, funds may also be mailed to any detainee of the facility simply by sending the detainee the funds either in the form of cash, cashier's check, or money order. Personal checks are not accepted for payment of any account or service. Service Fees & Restrictions for Mail Deposits Funds mailed to the detainee population are not subject to the teller service fee. Please make sure that money orders are completely filled out and that the information is correct. Incomplete or incorrect money orders will be immediately returned to the sender. Personal Item Rules All personal items including clothing, supplies, or travel necessities must be mailed to the facility and may not be dropped off at the facility. All personal items must be sent through the regular mail service of by courier and are subject to routine screening procedures. Medications are not accepted from outside sources either in person or by mail. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainee property may not exceed 40 pounds total weight at any time.

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