Buchanan County Jail & Prison Records Search

See Buchanan County IA Jails & Prisons and search free public jail and prison records. Jails and prisons are correctional institutions which hold individuals who have been arrested, convicted of a misdemeanor, sentenced to prison, or incarcerated for a felony.


Buchanan County Jail 210 5th Avenue Northeast Independence IA 50644 319-334-2568


Find Buchanan County Jail & Prison Records

Buchanan County Jails and Prisons maintain records on every person who is currently or was formerly incarcerated in Buchanan County, IA. Buchanan County inmate records are available online upon request.

Records available from Buchanan County Jails and Prisons

Jails and prisons in Buchanan County keep records on the prisoners in their custody. This includes current Buchanan County inmates as well as former inmates. These inmate records contain a wealth of information on the inmate's history.

Buchanan County Inmate Records

Buchanan County inmate records include the prisoner's date of birth, ID number, and which jail or prison in Buchanan County, Iowa they were detained. These public inmate records also include the law they were convicted of violating, scheduled release dates, the Buchanan County Court that assigned the charges, the date they were first incarcerated, prior incarcerations, and which Buchanan County jail they were housed in while awaiting trial at the Buchanan County Criminal Court.

Buchanan County Jail Records

For individuals in custody at the Buchanan County Jail you may be able to access an online database of inmates and Buchanan County jail rosters. You may also contact the Buchanan County Sheriff's Department for Buchanan County jail records.

Buchanan County Prison Records

Prisons keep records on people who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to Buchanan County prison, either by the Buchanan County Court, Iowa State Court, or Federal court. Online databases are the best way to obtain Buchanan County prison records. If you know the individual's name and the location of the person's trial, you can obtain a prison record from the Buchanan County, Iowa State, or Federal corrections agency that has the individual in custody.

Iowa Prison Records

For inmates at an Iowa State prison, the Iowa Department of Corrections may provide an online inmate locator. In some cases, you can contact the Iowa Department of Corrections directly by phone or email to obtain prison records.

Federal Prison Records

For inmates at a Federal prison, start with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Inmate Locator. This is an online database of current and former inmates that dates back to 1881. The BOP Inmate Locator will give you the age, race, sex, and registration number of the inmate, as well as the projected release date and the Buchanan County prison where the inmate is incarcerated.