Hancock County Jail - Inmate101 (2022)

Updated on: July 30, 2022

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641-923-2621

875 State Street, Garner, IA, 50438

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The Sheriff’s Office in Hancock County provides law enforcement services for the people of Garner and surrounding areas. These services include managing the county’s jails and inmates.

Sheriff has the responsibility of leading the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, which consists of over 800 employees; 428 Sworn Deputies, 56 Detention Deputies, and 327 civilians.

The Hancock County Jail in Garner, Iowa as a prison facility for Garner and surrounding areas. They also serve inmates who are waiting to transfer to other prisons, jails, and State penitentiaries.

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Hancock County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Hancock County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 875 State Street, Garner, IA, 50438
Contact Numbers 641-923-2621
City Garner
Postal Code 50438
State Iowa
County Hancock County
Jail Webpage website

Hancock County Sheriff Office / Hancock County Jail

Sheriff Scott E. Dodd
Address 875 State Street, Garner, Iowa, 50438
Phone 641-923-2621
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

Click to the jail website link to use the look up tool for Hancock County Jail. You can search using the person’s full name and date of birth, or by booking number, permanent number, state or county ID, or FBI or ICE number. An inmate list is also provided. If they are not on the roster, they are not in jail, as the roster is updated every time someone is booked.

Sending a Mail

You are free to send mail to inmates in Hancock County Jail All mail except legal mail (such as a letter from an attorney or the courts) is inspected for prohibited materials and content before it is delivered to the inmate.

Deliveries are made Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Legal mail is opened in the presence of the person who received it.

If you write a letter to in an inmate, you need to include the person’s name and gallery number on each page of the letter. One page of the letter must have your mailing address. The letter must be written on white paper or white construction paper with blue or black ink or a No. 2 pencil.

When sending mail to Hancock County Jail, address the envelope as follows:

Inmate’s Name and Gallery Number
Inmate’s Cell Housing Number
Hancock County Jail
875 State Street, Garner, IA, 50438

If you want to send a photo to an inmate, you must use a third-party vendor, such as Walgreens Photo Center, CVS Photo Center, Snapfish, Walmart, Costco/Sam’s Club, Shutterfly, and Kodak.

The following items are prohibited and will not be delivered to the inmate:

Returned Mail

Mail that contains prohibited or fails to include the person in jail’s name, gallery, and housing unit will be returned to the sender. It typically takes several weeks for mail to be returned.

Sending Money

If you want to send an inmate money to use for the commissary or to add minutes to his or her telephone account, click here.

If you do not want to use the digital service, here are other ways to add money to an account:

Commissary account

In person at kiosk: Deposit money in person 24 hours a day, seven days a week using on-site kiosks at both Hancock County Jail, 875 State Street, Garner, IA, 50438. You must have a valid driver’s license or state ID.

By telephone: To deposit money for a person in Hancock County Jail , call 641-923-2621 and use site ID.

By US mail: You can deposit money by mailing a prepaid money order, other accredited prepaid money order, or US government check to the jail where the individual is housed.

Make money orders payable to Hancock County Jail Commissary. The inmate’s name (the same one used when processed into jail), cell housing number, date of birth, and gallery number must appear on the money order. Money orders without the necessary information will be returned. Do not send cash, personal and payroll checks, or credit card numbers by mail.

When mailing money orders to Hancock County Jail, address the envelope like this:

Name of Inmate’s Account Manager
Inmate’s Name and Gallery Number
Inmate’s Cell Housing Number
Hancock County Jail
875 State Street, Garner, IA, 50438

Phone Calls

You can deposit money for phone calls in person 24 hours a day, seven days a week using on-site kiosks at both Hancock County Jail, 875 State Street, Garner, IA, 50438.

Also, you can call 641-923-2621 to deposit money by telephone.

Visiting Rules

If you want to visit an inmate, you must schedule the visit one day before the desired visit day. You can schedule both individual and family visits.

The appointment scheduling line is open from 10:30 AM, seven days a week, until all available appointments are booked or 3:30 PM, whichever comes first. The appointment scheduling line phone number is 641-923-2621. To cancel an appointment, call at least two hours before the scheduled time.

In general, visitation times at Hancock County Jail are seven days a week. The day you can visit an inmate depends on what visiting group the inmate is in. You can determine what visiting group an inmate is in by using this form.

When you visit a person in jail, you must follow the guidelines of the Hancock County Jail. These procedures keep you, the staff, and the inmates safe.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Hancock County Prison Statistics

Hancock County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 2
Female Pretrial Jail Population -
Male Pretrial Jail Population -

Hancock County Jail Admissions

Male Jail Population 6
Total Jail Population 6
Total Jail Admissions 347
Female Jail Population 1

Hancock County Prison Population By Race

Asian Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
White Prison Population 23
Latino Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 3
Black Prison Population -

Iowa Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.11
In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.11

Hancock County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 1
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population -
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 6

Hancock County Prison Admissions

Female Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 11
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 1
Asian Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 10
Latino Prison Admissions -

Hancock County Prison Population

Female Prison Population -
Total Prison Population 26
Male Prison Population -

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