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Clay County, Iowa Sheriff Overview
Clay County is located in the northwestern part of Iowa, with its county seat in Spencer. Clay County comprises the Spencer, IA Micropolitan Statistical Area. Clay County holds the annual Clay County Fair. The very first newspaper in Clay County was the Peterson Patriot which started circulation in 1880. Clay County is named after Henry Clay, Jr., a colonel who died in action in the Mexican-American War, and son of Henry Clay, famous American statesman. Zip codes in Clay County include 51047, 51301, 51333, 51338, 51340, 51341, 51343, 51357, 51366.
Sheriff Christopher L. Raveling is the current head of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.
Clay County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 3115 W 4th St.
PO Box 7957
Spencer, Iowa 51301
Phone: (712) 262-3221
Fax: (712) 262-5448
Inmate Search in Clay County Jail
The Clay County Jail does not maintain an online list of incarcerated inmates. The State of Iowa, however, supports the Victim Information and Notification Everyday system,so you can visit the site to check and receive notifications on the custody status of an offender.To inquire, it’s best to personally visit the Jail at 3115 W. 4th Street, Spencer, IA.
Important Jail Policies and Procedures
One should be sure that they are part of the visiting list of an inmate before they can visit them. In certain circumstances such as when an inmate first enters prison or is transferred to a new prison, a visiting list might not exist yet. In this case, immediate family members who can be verified by the information contained in the inmate’s Pre-Sentence Report, may be allowed to visit. However, if there is little or no information available about a person, visiting may be denied. You should always call the prison ahead of time to ensure your visit will be permitted.
Wear clothing that is appropriate for a large gathering of men, women, and young children. Wearing inappropriate clothing (such as provocative or revealing clothes) may result in your being denied visitation.
Because many people are usually visiting, it is important visits are quiet, orderly, and dignified. The visiting room officer can require you to leave if either you or the inmate is not acting appropriately.
Sex Offender Search and Lookup
All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography.
You can access this information online for Clay County by going to this link, but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last known addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.
Bail and Bail Bondsman
The bail and bond process is used to secure your release from jail in exchange for meeting
certain conditions. It is imposed to ensure that you will make your court dates and not commit any further offenses while out. An Iowa criminal lawyer will bring up the issue of bail at your initial appearance before a judge. The judge makes a determination as to the conditions for your release until your next court date.
Just as Iowa provides sentencing guidelines, it offers guidelines for bail bonds. The bond schedule for crimes other than forcible felonies and misdemeanors is as follows:
Manufacturing or delivery of certain controlled substances – $25,000
Felony for manufacturing or delivery of certain controlled substances – $50,000
Class B felony – $25,000
Class C felony – $10,000
Class D felony – $5,000
Aggravated misdemeanor – $2,000
Serious misdemeanor – $1,000
Simple misdemeanor – $300
|Clay County Probation Department|
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
|Office:||Clay County Probation Department|
|Location:||100 West 5th Street, Spencer, Iowa, 51301|
|Clay County Jail Statistics|
|Number of Persons Confined||8|
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|Full time payroll||5|
|Full time total employees||5|
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Address: 409 1ST AVENUE WEST SPENCER IA 51301
|Clay County Unemployment and Median Household Income|
|Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016||8,749|
|Number Employed Annual Average, 2016||8,404|
|Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016||345|
|Unemployment Rate, 2016||3.9|
|Median Household Income Annual Average, 2015||52,584|
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
|Clay County Poverty Data|
|Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014||1,878|
|Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 2015||11.6|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)
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