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Fort Dodge Correctional Institution
515-574-4700
1550 L Street, Fort Dodge, IA, 50501-5767
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stateSituated in Fort Dodge, Iowa is the Fort Dodge Correctional Institution.

The Fort Dodge Correctional Institution is a minimum-security state prison. The Fort Dodge Correctional Institution can hold up to 1183 offenders at one time. The Fort Dodge Correctional Institution is home to adult male offenders.

Offenders in the facility will have access to the following programs and services, while they are serving their time out in the institution:

  • Health Services

  • Dental Services

  • Medical Services

  • Educational Programs

  • Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

  • Alcohol Abuse Education

  • Drug Abuse Education

Offenders in the Fort Dodge Correctional Institution will be housed in dormitory-style housing.

Fort Dodge Correctional Institution — General Information

Fort Dodge Correctional Institution, State Prison.
Adult, Capacity 1183 persons.
1550 L Street, Fort Dodge, IA, 50501-5767
http://www.doc.state.ia.us/Institutions.asp
515-574-4700

The Fort Dodge Correctional Institution is under the direct operation of the Iowa Department of Public Safety.

Why does that matter?

The Iowa Department of Public Safety website, is where you are going to locate the database that consists of every state prison they operate.

This database is going to have all the offender’s information that you will be looking for.

You will need the following information to search the database:

  • Inmate’s Full Name

  • Gender

  • Race

  • Age Range

  • Ethnic Group

  • Offender Number

  • Offender Status

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Another privilege an inmate will have is to send and receive letters with their family and friends. Inmates in the Fort Dodge Correctional Institution can receive the following items:

  • Photographs

  • Legal Papers

  • Magazines

  • Newspapers

  • Bibles

When addressing the envelope, ensure that you have the inmate’s full name, their bed assignment, and their OPUS number.

Sending Money

While an offender is housed in the Fort Dodge Correctional Institution, they will have the opportunity to shop at the commissary or what is also known as the prison canteen.

The commissary is going to be the market where they can purchase extra items from. However, for the offenders to purchase their extra items, they are going to need funds on their books.

This is where family and friends come in. Family and friends can add funds on their books by sending a certified check, cashier’s check, or a money order with the inmate’s full name along with the remitter’s information as well.

Without this vital information, the money will be sent back to the sender. You can address the money order to the address located in the sending mail section.

Phone calls

Inmates will not have a lot of privileges, but one privilege they do have will be to make calls home.

If they have money in their phone account, they will be permitted to call home during the times they have to use the phone.

Visitation

Visitation schedule at the Fort Dodge Correctional Institution changes every three months. The visitation schedule goes by the inmate’s last name.

It is always best to contact the Fort Dodge Correctional Institution prior to going to the facility to get the current visitation schedule.

Please note that all visitors will be required to check in at the Visitor Center. Here at the Visitor Center, you will be required to show your driver’s license. All minors will be required to have a copy of his or her birth certificate.

Visiting Hours

Monday:
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Friday:
Saturday:
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday:
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Holiday:

Directions

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