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O’Brien County Jail

O'Brien County Jail, IA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 4, 2020
State
Iowa
Type
County Jail
Location
240 1st Street Northeast PO Box 260, Pringhar, IA, 51245
County
O'brien County
City
Pringhar
Postal Code
51245
Phone Number
712-957-5245
Official Website
http://www.obriencountysheriff.com/index.html

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About O’Brien County Jail

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The original O’Brien County Jail was built back in the 1850s. The original O’Brien County Jail has now been made into a museum.

They have built a newer facility that has all the bells and whistles. The new O’Brien County Jail went to replace the original O’Brien County Jail was burnt to the ground.

The O’Brien County Jail is responsible for keeping inmates who are from O’brien County as they are going through their trial process as well as when they serve their sentences.

Inmates in the O’Brien County Jail are both male and female over the age of 18.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

If you do not live near the O'Brien County Jail and you still want to converse with an inmate other than phone calls, another great way is to send them letters.

The O'Brien County Jail permits inmates to receive written letters from their friends, family, and even legal counsel.

When writing an inmate, a letter, you should refrain from using any of the following:

  • Staples

  • Stickers

  • Glitter

  • Kissing the letter with lipstick

  • Misting the letter with your cologne or perfume

  • Drawing on it

  • Using crayons

Please ensure you put your return address on every letter you send.

Sending Money

If you need to put money into the inmates account at the O'Brien County Jail, you can stop by the facility lobby with a money order. The money order will then be added to the inmate’s accounts within a few business days.

If you do not live near the O'Brien County Jail, you can send a check or a money order to the facility and they can then add the funds to the inmate’s account. You need to ensure the inmate’s name is on the funds you are sending.

Please do not send cash.

Phone calls

When an inmate is first brought into the O'Brien County Jail, they will have to fill out a phone call approval list. This list will allow them to contact you while they are in the O'Brien County Jail.

If an inmate does not know your telephone number when filling out this list, it is fine, they can add you later.

Inmates in the O'Brien County Jail will be permitted to use the telephone from 7 am to 7:30 pm. They will not be permitted to use the telephone during counts throughout the day.

However, inmates will only be permitted to call you collect. You, the receiver will be the one responsible for the costs associated with the call.

Inmates will be able to make 30-minute phone calls home. However, during rush time, the calls will only be approved for 10-minutes.

Visitation

Again, when an inmate is first brought into the O'Brien County Jail, they will have to fill out an approved visitor list. Inmates will need your information to put you on the list.

Keep in mind that you will need a government photo identification card with you to be permitted into the visitation room.

Monday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Saturday
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Location
240 1st Street Northeast PO Box 260, Pringhar, IA, 51245
Phone Number
712-957-5245

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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