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Humboldt County, Iowa Sheriff Overview

Humboldt County is located in the northern part of Iowa. Its county seat is in Dakota City. Humboldt County was established in 1851 as the smallest county in Iowa. Humboldt County is named after Alexander Von Humboldt. Zip codes in Humboldt County include 50519, 50520, 50529, 50545, 50548, 50558, 50570, 50577, 50582, 50591.

Sheriff Dean Kruger is the current head of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 430 Sumner Ave.
Humboldt, IA 50548
Phone: 515-332-2471

Inmate Search in Humboldt County Jail

The Humboldt 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 Sheriff at 430 Sumner Ave. Humboldt, IA or call them at

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 Humboldt 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

Humboldt 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:Humboldt County Probation Department
Location:407 2nd Avenue North, Dakota, Iowa, 50529
Humboldt County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined6
Avg Daily Population4
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll8
Full time total employees8
Total salaries and wages115000
Other operating expenditures28500
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc0
Year of original construction1982
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Humboldt County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20165,437
Number Employed Annual Average, 20165,277
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016160
Unemployment Rate, 20162.9
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201552,702
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Humboldt County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,011
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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