CLINTON COUNTY JAIL

 

Sergeant Paul Hammond
Lieutenant Paul Hammond
Jail Administrator
 Sergeant Tom Christoffersen
Sergeant Brian Grell
Assistant Jail Administrator

 

 

Visitation-(Video Visitation is recorded)
  1. Visiting will be by appointment Monday to Saturday from 1-4pm
  2. Inmates must be in jail for 3 consecutive days before they are eligible for visits.
  3. Inmates will be allowed to fill out a new visiting list every Sunday.
  4. Each inmate will be allowed two (2) thirty (30) minute visits.
  5. These visitors cannot schedule two visits back to back with the same people.
  6. Visitors must be on your visitation list and must meet the jail criteria for a valid visitor. The visitor cannot visit if they have been in jail here in the last 6 months. The visitor cannot visit if they pose a threat to the safety and security of the facility.
  7. Adult Visitors- anyone age 18 and over is considered an adult. These visitors must be on your visitation list and must have a valid state issued ID.
  8. Children Visitors- anyone age 17 or younger are considered children here. These people do not have to be on your visitor list and do not need ID.  They must be accompanied by a parent, grand parent, or legal guardian.
  9. Maximum number of people at one visit is 4 this includes children.
  10. Staff reserves the right to deny anyone a visit if the person is disruptive or causes a safety and security concern.
  11. The visit starts at the time the appointment is made, if the visitors are late to the appointment the time is just lost. For example, if the visit is scheduled for 10:00 am and the visitors don’t show up until 10:15 am they will only see the inmate for 15 minutes. If the jail causes the time delay, we will extend the visit to make up the time.
How to set up a visit-
  1. Visitors will be required to call the Jail Secretary no later than 4pm the day before they want to visit but no sooner than 4 days before the visit.
  2. Visitors cannot set up reoccurring visits, they must call every week.
  3. Visitors cannot schedule two visits back to back with the same people.
  4. When visitors call to schedule the visit, they must provide the number of adults and children that will be at the visit so the Jail Secretary can check to see if they are on the visiting list, if applicable (anyone 17 years or younger is not required to be on the visiting list).
  5. People who show up that are not on the visiting list will not visit.
  6. Parents, grandparents, and legal guardians are responsible for the health and safety of all teens and children they bring into the building.
  7. Number to call to schedule a visit is 563-242-9211 ext. #4519
Inappropriate Behaviors and Consequences
  1. Visitors are required to wear appropriate clothing to visit. No muscle shirts, discretionary/revealing attire, halter tops, midriffs, dresses, skirts, bathing suits, or shorts extending higher than 3 inches above the knee will not be permitted. The jail staff has the final say as to the appropriateness of the outfit a visitor is wearing. If it is not acceptable, the visit will be terminated.
  2. Anyone who exposes themselves or performs any lewd or inappropriate act will cause the visit to be terminated immediately and the visitor to be banned from visitation and/or criminally charged. The inmate will do disciplinary time and/or be criminally charged.
  3. Visitors and inmates must maintain a civil attitude while waiting for, during and after visitation. Violation of this rule could result in the visitor being suspended or banned and/or the inmate facing disciplinary action.
 

CELL BLOCK TELEPHONES

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 www.reliancetelephone.com.
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.

INMATE MONEY & PROPERTY

The jail will accept only the following property: 
  • Money - The staff of the Clinton County Sheriff's Office will not accept cash or personal check for an inmate's account.  Family and Friends must use the Cashier machine located in the Law Center lobby. The Cashier machine will accept Credit/Debit cards and cash (No $1.00 bills) and there is a small fee for each transaction
  • Legal Documents
  • 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

 


INMATE MAIL

  • 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.

MyCarePack

The Clinton County Sheriff's Office would like to announce that effective February 1st 2019, individuals will be able to purchase commissary items directly from the vendor for people currently in custody at the Clinton County Jail. You can log into the website, chose the items you wish to purchase and pay online. The items will be shipped directly to the Clinton County Jail, and passed out to the individual. The website is www.mycarepack.com.