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Lieutenant Craig Eberhart
Lieutenant Craig Eberhart
Jail Administrator
 Sergeant Steve Diesch
Sergeant Steve Diesch
Assistant Jail Administrator




Monday through Saturday, 1:00pm-4:00pm

  • No Visitors allowed on the Jail floor after 3:45pm
  • All visitors must leave the Jail floor by 4:00pm.
  • All visitors must be 18 years of age and have a current official (state) picture Identification card.
  • Each inmate may have up to six (6) names of persons on a visiting list each month. To visit your name must appear on the list. Persons can only be added to the list on the 1st of each month.
  • Each inmate is allowed two (2) visits per week (Monday through Saturday) with a limit of three (3) visitors per visit.
  • No one who has been incarcerated in this jail in the past six (6) months may visit.
  • Any visitor who brings contraband into the jail will have their visiting privileges permanently revoked.
  • Visitors must leave all purses, coats, jackets, hats, phones, keys, etc. in the lockers provided or leave them in their car. The lockers are located by the front doors and the keys are in the locks. Visitors are to keep the key with them while they are visiting and return the key to the locker when they leave.
  • Visitors and inmates are expected to adhere to a code of behavior which is decent and non-offensive to the other visitors, inmates, and staff. Profanity will not be tolerated and visitors will be asked to leave. Visiting phones are monitored.
  • Inmates must be incarcerated for three (3) days before they can receive visits.


PHONE HOURS: 8:00am through 10:00pm- 7 DAYS A WEEK
  • Inmates may use phone cards or make collect telephone calls from the cell blocks. All calls may be monitored for security reasons.
  • Jail staff shall not receive phone calls or pass on messages to or for any inmate.
  • Inmates may make person to person calls only. No third party (3-WAY) calls. If telephone use is other than direct party to party, such as by code or through a 3-way call, violators may lose telephone privileges permanently.
  • You may purchase a $20, $50, $100 phone card for any inmate. A copy of the purchased card will be delivered directly to the inmate to use.
  • You may purchase these phone cards or set up collect calls by calling Reliance Telephone System at 800-896-3201 or
If you are receiving collect calls from the Clinton County Jail and wish to block these calls, billing information, or are having any type of problem accepting calls, please call Reliance Telephone at 800-896-3201.


The jail will accept only the following property: 
  • Money and under clothing, clothing must be clean and marked with the inmate’s name in order to be accepted and may be left in the Sheriff’s Department on the first level of the law center.
  • Only cash or money orders will be accepted
  • Cash may be added to an inmate’s account on the Kiosk in the Lobby of the law center. You must have a Valid State ID to add money. There is a small fee to add money to an inmate’s account. Money orders will be received only by mail.
  • Legal Documents
  • Following items authorized by the Jail Administrator- Items should be white, clean, or new. Six (6) pairs of socks, six (6) underwear, six (6) tee shirts. No pockets, zippers, buttons, draw strings, or writing is allowed on these clothing items.
  • Five (5) pictures not larger than 3” x 5” (we do not accept Polaroid’s)
  • All other hygiene supplies, etc. can be purchased on commissary.
Money may be released for the following reasons only:
  • Attorney fees
  • To pay your own fines
  • To post your own bond
  • Commissary Supplies
  • To make your work release payments



  • Mail should be addressed to the inmate as follows: Clinton County Jail (inmate name) P.O. Box 2957 Clinton, IA 52733
  • Incoming letter may be opened and inspected for contraband or other matters of concern to the Clinton County Jail in regard to security, safety and control.
  • Show complete name and address on the envelope of sending party.
  • Any letters without a return address will be considered non-deliverable or considered contraband and will be returned to the Post Office.
  • Greeting cards larger than 6” x 9” will be placed in the inmate’s personal property locker and be given to them upon release.