330 West 2nd Street, Ottumwa, IA, 52501
The Wapello County Jail is a medium-security jail located in Ottumwa, Iowa. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office is the agency that is overseeing the day to day operation of the Wapello County Jail.
The Wapello County Jail mainly has residents of Wapello County, but on the rare occasion will take in inmates from other counties and even from the United States Marshals Service.
The Wapello County Jail provides its inmates housing and cares for nearly 129 male inmates. These inmates will either be at a minimum or medium-security level.
The Wapello County Jail employs over 250 correctional officers alongside another 25 administrative personnel.
The Wapello County Jail has a $32 million annual operating budget.
Wapello County Jail — General Information
|Facility Name||Wapello County Jail|
|Facility Type||County Jail|
|Address||330 West 2nd Street, Ottumwa, IA, 52501|
Many county jails throughout the United States are finally putting their inmate roster online. This can be such a slow process for these facilities.
The Wapello County Jail is ahead of the game and you can officially search for an inmate who is booked into the Wapello County Jail in the comfort of your own home on your computer or smartphone.
Sending a Mail/Care Package
When an inmate is in the Wapello County Jail, you can send them letters. These letters cannot contain many things.
Keep in mind if you start having too many infractions while sending an inmate's mail, you may lose the privilege of sending them letters in the future. You will want to refrain from sending anything that is NOT allowed or permitted in the Wapello County Jail.
All money orders must be sent using the United States Postal Service. Any money orders that is sent using other carriers will not be accepted.
Please have the inmate’s name and their identification number on the money order as well.
Please do not bring the money order to the facility. ALL funds will ONLY be accepted through the United States Postal Service.
Inmates will have two options when they decide to call home. They can either use the standard collect calls or they can go through Global Tel Link and choose a plan from them.
The options will each have their pros and cons.
If you would like to visit an inmate in the Wapello County Jail, you will need to create a visitor account first.
When you create a visitor's account, you will be prompted to complete the application. You will need to wait until the application is approved.
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
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.