Osceola County IA Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: August 29, 2019
309 6th St, Sibley, IA 51249

Osceola County IA Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is Reliance Telephone System, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Osceola County IA Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 712-754-2556

The Osceola County IA Jail is a low-security detention center located at 309 6th St Sibley, IA which is operated locally by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Osceola County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Sibley Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

Jail Arrangements must be made with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office before serving any time. Jail Rules: No roughhousing, no loud noises, no profanity, no gambling, no spitting, no mattress or bedding on the floor, all living quarters are to be kept clean and neat, beds are to be made during the day, must have jumpsuit or clothing on during the day, inmates are to shower once daily in the morning, no sharing of razors, and inmates must be in their bunks between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am.

Inmates are subject to criminal charges for defacing or destroying county property, assaulting jail staff, failure to obey directive from jail staff, fighting, escape/aiding and abetting, conspiracy, making false statements to staff, smoking, or smuggling contraband into the jail.

Jail Commissary: Snack, hygiene, and other items can be purchased online through our commissary provider tigercommissary.com. Minimum subtotal of $10 is required. Orders must be received by 8:00 AM Wednesday for Friday delivery.

Jail Fees: All inmates sentenced to the Osceola County Jail will be charged for their jail stay. All fees are collected at the time of intake unless prior arrangements have been made with the jail administrator. Inmates serving their sentence for Osceola County will be charged $30.00 per day. Inmates serving their sentence for another jurisdiction will be charged $75.00 per day.

  • Inmates on Work Release are charged the same amount as all other inmates.
  • If the sentence includes credit for time already served, the inmate is still required to pay the full amount for the total of days sentenced.

Jail Privileges include but not limited to TV, radio, commissary, visitation, and work release. Any violation of the Osceola County Jail Rules will result in the loss of any or all privileges.

Work Release - All conditions of work release for the Osceola County Jail must be arranged prior to admission. A complete list of the rules and regulations are made available for pickup at the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. Work release is a privilege. If an inmate should violate any of the foregoing provisions, the Sheriff will immediately suspend work release privileges for 5 days and can recommend to the County Attorney that he/she petition the sentencing judge for a permanent cancellation of the offending inmate’s work-release privileges.

Mailing packages containing clothing, food, personal items, etc. will not be accepted into the jail. Letters may be sent by U.S. mail to an inmate with the above address and appropriately marked with the senders return mail address on the outside of the envelope. All general correspondence may be opened, inspected, and read for security purposes. A limited amount of books/magazines may be brought into the jail with the approval from the Sheriff or jail administrator.

Medical services are provided to all inmates no matter what their financial situation is; however inmates are liable for most medical care costs and deductions may be withdrawn from the inmates account as accrued. New money deposited will be applied to medical debt.

Money can be deposited into an inmates account. Money deposited into an inmates account is subject to payment for medication and medical care costs incurred during their incarceration.

Phone calls - Incoming calls are not allowed. Attorneys and bondsmen may be allowed phone access. All calls are collect or at your expense. A calling card can be purchased at the jail for $10.00, Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Reliance Telephone, Inc. is our provider. If friends or family wish to purchase an inmate phone card for the inmate, you can purchase cards online with a credit card

Inmate Locator

Osceola County IA Jail publishes the names of the inmates currently in their facility in Iowa. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content to access and utilize any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Osceola County Jail - Visitation


  • 1:00pm to 3:00pm for men
  • 3:00pm to 4:00pm for women

Visitors must register on the inmate's visitation list and show some form of ID. All visitors entering the jail may be searched for contraband. Persons may be denied admission into the jail if they refuse to consent to a required search. Visitors must agree to abide by all visitation policies. Visitation is a privilege to all inmates and visitors. Any violation will result in the loss of such privilege by either party.

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