Search Inmates in Mahaska County, Iowa. Results May Include: Arrests, Charges, Mugshot, Booking Date, Booking Number, Warrant

Mahaska County, Iowa Sheriff Overview

Mahaska County is a county found in the southern part of Iowa, with its county seat in Oskaloosa. The county was the first in Iowa to have a sheriff and a justice of peace. Mahaska County is named after Chief Mahaska of the Iowa tribe. Zip codes in Mahaska County include 52534, 52577, 50268, 52543, 50104, 52586, 50143, 50207, 52595, 50027, and 52561.

The Sheriff of Mahaska County is currently Russell Van Renterghem.

Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 214 High Avenue East
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577
Phone: (641) 673-4322 (8AM-4:30PM)
(641) 673-8403 (after hours)
Fax: (641) 672-1191

Inmate Search in Mahaska County Jail

The Mahaska 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 214 High Avenue East, Oskaloosa, Iowa or call them at 641-673-2591.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

No personal property is allowed in the visitation room.
No food, gum, beverages or candy.
Baby bottles needed for feeding may be taken in.
Coats will be allowed only during inclement/bad weather.
No animals except for licensed service animals.
No tobacco- no cigarettes, no smokeless tobacco/chew
No person under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs will be allowed to visit.
No inappropriate behavior.
Examples: No ‘flashing’ or showing of body parts, No see through clothing.
Keep children under control.
Please no shouting or yelling.
Only two (2) adults per inmate are allowed to visit per scheduled visitation day.
The parent or legal guardian of any person/child under the age of eighteen (18) must accompany the minor and be on the visitation list, the minor does not have to be on the visitation list.
Anyone who has been an inmate at the Mahaska County Correctional Facility within the last sixty (60) days is not allowed to visit.

Visitation Time:
Visitation days are Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. For visitation times for a particular inmate please call 641-673-2591.

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 Mahaska 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

Mahaska 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:Mahaska County Probation Department
Location:106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, Iowa, 52577
Mahaska County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined25
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll13
Full time total employees13
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Mahaska County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201611,917
Number Employed Annual Average, 201611,468
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016449
Unemployment Rate, 20163.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,335
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Mahaska County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,115
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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