Hardin County Sheriff's Office - Jail Division

ALL VISITORS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH.
ALL VISITORS MUST PRODUCE TWO (2) FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION.
VISITATION MAY BE DENIED DUE TO REFUSAL OF EITHER REQUIREMENT.
VISITATION MAY BE TERMINATED AT ANY TIME FOR SECURITY REASONS.

Visitation Schedule

Be Patient - Delays May Be Expected

Monday - Friday                   Female Inmates                   8:30am - 11:30am
Register until 4:00pm          Male Inmates                      1:00pm - 4:30pm

Saturday                               Female Inmates                   1:00pm - 2:30pm
Register until 4:30pm          Male Inmates                      2:30pm - 5:00pm

Juvenile inmates may receive adult visitors from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Monday-Friday.

Inmates not under disciplinary action are allowed to receive visitors on the above schedule. Each registered visitor may have 30 minutes. Up to three people may visit the same detainee at the same time. Visitors may not register more than once each day. Visitors under the age of 18 years old may only visit inmates in his or her immediate family and must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

For security reasons, you must be certain of public visitation times. There are no special or nonscheduled visits allowed. You must produce identification each time you intend to visit. Be prepared to encounter an officer or receptionist that is not familiar with you. If you fail to produce such identification, your visit will be denied. Additionally, all other provisions of the visitation policy remain in effect.

These policies are to be strictly enforced with no exceptions.

 

Special Visitation Policy for Privileged, Service, or Clergy Visits
Attorneys, Clergy, or persons providing services to the inmates may be allowed to visit at reasonable hours as long as security and daily routine are not interrupted. Attorneys are required to possess and may be required to show their bar card or acceptable proof of profession prior to admission. Clergy members not associated with the Pine Lake Ministerial Association are required to visit in the attorney area or public visitation. All service members are required to register prior to each visit. You may always call ahead to reserve time to speak with a detainee to ensure prompt attention.

 

Visitor Dress Code - As Required by Federal Standard
No visitor will be allowed to visit unless properly dressed. Shorts and skirts shall cover areas of the anatomy customarily covered to include the buttocks and crotch area, both standing and sitting. Shorts and skirts shall be no shorter than mid-thigh both standing and sitting. No sheer or see-through clothing, gang-related "colors", or any clothing top that is strapless so as to expose the chest or midriff is allowed. Tube tops and swim suits are prohibited. Shoes must be worn at all times.

 

NO SMOKING - The Hardin County Law Enforcement Center is a smoke-free facility as required by Iowa Law.

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Sheriff's Office
Contact Information

Toll Free: 800-568-4373
Phone: 641-939-8189
Fax: 641-939-8249
After Hours Fax: 641-939-8209

Emergency Number: 911

Hardin County
Law Enforcement Center
1116 - 14th Ave.
Eldora, Iowa 50627

Administrative Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:00pm
Monday - Friday

Sheriff
Dave McDaniel

Jail Administrator
Nick Whitmore

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